The Fifth Facade: 1966-67

Sydney Opera House

As Stage Two of the construction of the Sydney Opera House neared its end, its most iconic feature, the roof of vaulted shells and glistening tiles, came strikingly into focus.

"Men working."

This excerpt describes the application of the tiles to the shells of the roof.

This excerpt details the finishing of the roof shells in 1966.

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Created by Sam Doust and the
Sydney Opera House GCI Team


Estate of David Moore
State Library of New South Wales

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