Little Buildings - Sydney Opera House


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Little Buildings Sydney Opera House

A beautifully crafted timber model kit of the Sydney Opera House. Build your own iconic architectural masterpiece.

In 1956 the State of New South Wales ran an international competition for a National Opera House at Bennelong Point, Sydney. This attracted more than 220 entries from 32 countries. Jørn Utzon a young Danish architect won the competition and was hailed by the architectural critic Sigfried Giedion as opening a new chapter in contemporary architecture.

Completed in 1973 the Opera House is an architectural masterpiece and was included in the National Heritage List in 2005.

In 2007 the building was inscribed on the World Heritage List: “Sydney Opera House is a great architectural work of the 20th century. It represents multiple strands of creativity, both in architectural form and structural design, a great urban sculpture carefully set in a remarkable waterscape and a world famous iconic building.” UNESCO

Model Scale 1:750 – Approx 295mm x 205mm x 100mm. Weight 1.5kg.

Brisbane, Queensland

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