Featuring the first geometrical approach to the roof forms.
Within six months of the announcement of his winning design, architect Jørn Utzon was required to produce new plans, which would become the Red Book, presented in March 1958.
The Red Book, which Utzon dedicated to New South Wales Premier Joe Cahill, was not just a beautiful document.
Alongside an undeniable quality of design and aesthetics, the reports from Utzon's consultants and the overall effect of conveying a buildable structure, the Opera House moved far closer to becoming a real building.
Created by Sam Doust and the
Sydney Opera House GCI Team
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