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Author Webber, Peter.

Title Peter Hall architect : the phantom of the Opera House / Peter Webber
Published Boorowa, [N.S.W.] : The Watermark Press, 2012


Location Call no. Vol. Availability
 WATERFT ART&ARCH  725.822099441 Hall Web/Pha  AVAILABLE
 MELB  725.822099441 Hall Web/Pha  AVAILABLE
Description 143 pages, 24 unnumbered pages of plates : illustrations, portraits ; 24 cm
regular print
Summary The design, construction and final cost of the Sydney Opera House is one of the most controversial stories in the nation's history. It was a dazzling concept to fill an ill-considered brief. When the problems inevitably came to a head, the architect who conceived it resigned and someone had to be appointed to complete the design. That person was Peter Hall. For the first time his story is told
Analysis Architecture
Biography & autobiography
Bibliography Includes bibliographical references (pages 127-131) and index
Subject Hall, Peter, 1931-
Hall, Peter, 1931-1995
Utzon, Jørn, 1918-2008.
Sydney Opera House -- Design and construction.
Sydney Opera House -- History.
Architects -- Australia -- Biography.
Architects -- Australia -- History -- 20th century -- Biography.
Architects -- Australia -- 20th century -- Biography.
Architecture -- Australia -- New South Wales -- Sydney -- History -- 20th century
Architecture -- Australia -- New South Wales -- Sydney
Architecture, Modern -- Australia -- New South Wales -- Sydney -- 20th century
Sydney (N.S.W.) -- Buildings, structures, etc.
Genre/Form Biographies.
ISBN 9780949284952 (paperback)