OCEANIA-AUSTRALIA/ACT/Canberra

WORLD FAMOUS BUILDINGS

l_flag_australia.gif

From 'Australia & NZ Encyclopedia' 1975, 'TIME' 2000, This week in Canberra & Capital Region Summer 2005-5006,

  

Anzac Parade
  
 Canberra, ACT



 Master planed by Walter Burley Griffin in 1912. Photo by Byunguh Yu on 16 February 2006.

 

Memorial of Korean War
  
 Anzac Parade Canberra, ACT

 

 Photo by Byunguh Yu on 16 February 2006.

 

Memorial of Vietnam War
  
 Anzac Parade Canberra, ACT

 

 Photo by Byunguh Yu on 16 February 2006.

 

Old Parliament House
  
 Canberra, ACT
  


 
Architect by Government Architects on 1927. Early plan by Canberra's was Walter Burley Griffin on 1912. Old Parliament House made headlines for more than sixty years as home to Australiaí»s Federal Parliament from 1927-88. Today, this much-loved heritage building offers the visitor a unique glimpse into Australiaí»s fascinating past. Photo by Byunguh Yu on 16 February 2006.

 

Parliament House
  
 Canberra, ACT

 


Architect by Mitchell/Giurgola & Thorp on 1988. The new Parliament House, designed by Italian Romaldo Giurgola, took eight years to complete. Photo by Byunguh Yu on 16 February 2006.

 

National Museum of Australia
   Acton Peninsula Canberra, ACT




 Architect by Ashton Raggest & McDougall on 2001.The museum is billed as the first place devoted to the stories of Australia nand Australians and opened earlier 2001 to marks the centenary of Australian federation. Off Lawson Cres. Acton Peninsula, Canberra ACT. Photo by Byunguh Yu on 16 February 2006.

 

National Gallery of Australia
   Canberra, ACT

 

 Photo by Byunguh Yu on February 2006.

 

National Library of Australia
   Canberra, ACT

 

 Photo by Byunguh Yu on 16 February 2006.

 

Australian War Memorial
   Canberra, ACT


The building in Canberra which houses a collection of relics gathered on the battlefields of wars in which Australian servicemen have fought since the 1890s. A Hall of Memory contains mosaics and stained glass windows representing various branches of the Army Forces. Photo by Byunguh Yu on 16 February 2006.

  

Memorial in ACT
  
 Canberra, ACT



 
In grateful remembrance of the vital help given by the United States of America during the war in the Pacific,1941-45. Photo by Byunguh Yu on 16 February 2006.

 

Commomwealth Government Trade Group Offices
  
 Canberra, ACT



 
Architect by Harry Seidler in 1971-75. Photo by Byunguh Yu on 16 February 2006.

 

Telstra Tower
    Black Mountain Drive Canberra, ACT



 Rise 195 metres above the summit of Black Mountain. Photo by Byunguh Yu on 16 February 2006.

 

Lake Burley Griffin & Campanile/National Carillon
 
  Aspen Island, Canberra



 One of Canberra's most popular tourist attactions is the Campanile, or 53 Bells Tower, with a carillon from England, or set of bells, sited in Lake Griffin. Shown here with Canberra's London Circuit in the foreground, is named after the city's designer. Photo by Byunguh Yu on 16 February 2006.

 

High Court of Australia
   Shores of Lake Burley Griffin, Canberra, ACT

 

 Architect by the architectural firm of Edwards Madigan Torzillo & briggs Pty Ltd, the winners of a national competition. The building was opened by Her Majesty Queen Elizabeth II on 26 May 1980. Photo by Byunguh Yu on 16 February 2006.

 

St Andrews
 
  State Circle, Canberra

 


 Photo by Byunguh Yu on 16 February 2006.

 

Canberra & Region Visitors Centre
 
  Northbourne Avenue, Canberra



 Photo by Byunguh Yu on 16 February 2006.