Sydney Architecture Images- Building Types

Office Buildings

Sydney has surprisingly high proportion of quite world class office buildings (albeit on a typically smaller scale than in the USA and elsewhere).
In Victorian times the American Renaissance Commercial Palazzo (see THE COMMERCIAL PALAZZO)  was the norm. This survived comparatively late (due to- conservative Australian nature, small scale of buildings, lack of need for setbacks, etc) and subsequently Art Deco was never huge here.
Australia launched fully into Modernism quite early and has remained there ever since.
 
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DARLING QUARTER UTS Dr Chau Chak Wing Building Barangaroo C4 (early designs)
     
BARANGAROO COMMERCIAL International Towers 420 George 163 Castlereagh Street
8 Chifley Square 85 Castlereagh 1 Bligh Street
     
Renaissance Commercial Palazzo (see Martin Place, Inter-War Beaux-Arts)    
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Former Daily Telegraph Building (1912-16), King & Castlereagh Streets, Sydney, by Robertson & Marks. 155 KING STREET SYDNEY, The Trust Building 5 Martin Place
Commonwealth Bank Building
8 Martin Place
Commonwealth Bank Building
     
Art Deco    
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53 Martin Place
Australian Provincial Assurance
44 Martin Place
Henry Davis York Building (Old MLC Building)
Former Sun Building (Skyscraper Gothic)
     
Inter-War Stripped Classical    
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036 David Jones
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040 Gowings Building
14 Transport House
99 Macquarie Street
   
     
Inter-War Chicagoesque    
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003 AWA Building Ashington House  Metropolitan Water, Sewerage & Drainage Board
     
Post-War International Style    
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Qantas House Liner House  Christopher Brennan Building
     
Mid-century Modern    
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AMP Building 19 Martin Place
006 MLC Centre
State Office Block,  Chifley Square
Late 20th-Century Brutalist    
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Sydney University Law School UTS Broadway Campus King George Building
     
Postmodernism    
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Aurora Place and Macquarie Apartments  Chifley Tower State Bank Building