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Rose Seidler House

Wahroonga, Australia
by Harry Seidler

This house near Sydney, Australia was designed in the Modernist style by the Austrian-born Australian architect Harry Seidler for his parents in 1948. It is now a museum open one day per week. It is managed by the Historic Houses Trust of New South Wales as a museum that has been open to the..

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Acheson Best Overend

Melbourne, Australia
born 1909, Launceston

Acheson Best Overend was an Australian architect and is considered to be one of the first architects to have truly been committed to modernism.

[h]Education & Early Career[/h]
Overend studied architecture at Swinburne Technical College and at the University of Melbourne Design Atelier...

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Roy Grounds


born 1905, Melbourne

Roy Grounds (1905-1981) was an Australian Modernist architect who was knighted by Queen Elizabeth II in 1969, one year after being awarded the Gold Medal by the RAIA (Royal Australian Institute of Architects).

[h]Education and Career[/h]
Grounds was born in Melbourne and studied at Scotch..

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Domain Park Flats

Melbourne, Australia
by Robin Boyd

Domain Park Flats is a 20-storey apartment building located in Melbourne, Australia overlooking the Royal Botanic Gardens. The now iconic residential tower was designed in 1959 and built between 1960-1962 by the practice Grounds, Romberg, Boyd with Robin Boyd being the architect in charge. The..

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Robin Boyd


born 1919

Robin Boyd is considered one of the most influential Australian architects alongside Harry Seidler. Boyd was one of biggest proponents of the International Style in Australia and an advocate for public awareness on the benefit of good design.

Boyd's most renowned publication is the 1960 book..

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