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

Book chapter featured in the 2013 publication 'Creative Suburbia'

by Dr. Sarah Barns

01 August 2013

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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