The Concrete Remains: The Art of the Modern in Downtown Sydney

Book chapter featured in the 2013 publication 'Creative Suburbia'

When you walk the streets of central Sydney today, you’ll see what a difference the 1960s made to the city. The AMP Building at Circular Quay, the MLC Centre at Martin Place, Australia Square on George St; countless more, all built during a decade that lifted the city skyline to dramatic new heights. It was a golden age of property speculation and reinforced concrete.

This article was published by Sarah Barns in 2013 as part of a book on urban creative practices published by UTS. It reflects on the work of making the public art project Last Drinks - One More Round at the Australia House, delivered by Esem Projects for the City of Sydney in 2012 for Art&About Sydney.

Read the article here.

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