Event Horizon

Event Horizon
Event Horizon

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Apex

Please forgive my obsession with this building, the Sydney Opera House, but the distance view belies the up close structural truth.

Here is the apex of one of the shell structures, showing concrete ribs and glass enclosure, with the covering of ceramic tiles.

Apex
Apex

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Around the Corner

The beautiful walls, ceiling and glass-domed roof detail of the Queen Victoria Building in Sydney are awash with colour. A Romanesque Revival style.

Around the Corner
Around the Corner

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A Numbers Game

6 Million Rivets

53 Thousand Tonnes

272 Thousand Litres of Paint

1,149 Metres Long

8 Lanes for Cars, 2 Railway Lines, 2 Walking Paths

The Sydney Harbour Bridge is the world’s ‘largest’ (not longest) steel arch bridge.

6 Million Rivets
6 Million Rivets

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Shells

Sydney Opera House, designed by Jørn Utzon.

The shell roof sections each a different shape, a series of parabolas, are supported by concrete ribs.

I am developing a real fascination for architecture, and an appreciation of form. I hope you will come with me on the journey.

Shells
Shells

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12 Apostles

A final shot from this section of our many journeys along the Great Ocean Road, more to come at another time no doubt.

5 shots stitched together in Lightroom.

12 Apostles
12 Apostles

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