Basic Site Details

Name: Sydney Opera House
City or county: Sydney
Country: Australia
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Events

The following date-based events are associated with this building:
 FromToEvent typeNotes
Item 1 of 21957 Design exhibitedCompetition design - not successful
Item 2 of 2c. 1957 Competition designs submittedCompetition design - commended

People

Design and Construction

The following individuals or organisations have carried out design/construction work. Where architects or practices worked together, matching letters appear beside their names in the Partnership Group column.
 NameRolePartnership GroupFromToNotes
Item 1 of 10Leslie Grahame Thomson (or Leslie Grahame-Thomson; later Leslie Grahame MacDougall)ArchitectA1957 Competition design
Item 2 of 10Leslie Grahame-Thomson & AssociatesArchitectural practiceA1957  
Item 3 of 10Barbara Joan Osmond (Mrs Boissevain)ArchitectE1957 Placed 3rd in competition
Item 4 of 10Boissevain & OsmondArchitectural practiceE1957 Placed 3rd in competition
Item 5 of 10Paul Boissevain E1957 Placed 3rd in competition
Item 6 of 10(Professor) James PaulArchitectAc. 1957 Competition design - commended
Item 7 of 10Baxter Clark & PaulArchitectural practiceAc. 1957 Competition design - commended
Item 8 of 10Ian Geoffrey PlenderleathArchitectAc. 1957 Competition design - commended. Worked as assistant to John Stewart Clark on this project.
Item 9 of 10John Stewart ClarkArchitectAc. 1957 Competition design - commended. Partner in charge.
Item 10 of 10David William Baxter (junior)ArchitectAc. 1958 Competition design - commended

References

Bibliographic References

The following books contain references to this building:
 Author(s)DateTitlePartPublisherNotes
Item 1 of 3RIBA1970RIBA Directory 1970   
Item 2 of 3RIBA1975RIBA Directory of practices   
Item 3 of 3RSA1957   411, 420

Archive References

The following archives hold material relating to this building:
 SourceArchive nameSource catalogue no.Notes
Item 1 of 1National Monuments Record of Scotland/NMRS, RCAHMSLeslie Grahame Thomson MacDougall Collection LGM 1950/19/1-17

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