Archive - December 31, 2010

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Brisbane’s ‘sophisticated’ Centenary Pool

Brisbane’s ‘sophisticated’ Centenary Pool

In rainy Brisbane over Christmas, we dropped into the Centenary Aquatic Centre on Gregory Terrace in inner city Spring Hill.  Designed by James Birrell, Brisbane City Council’s principal architect from 1955 to 1961, this complex was considered highly innovative and sophisticated in its design when it opened in 1959. In particular its elevated modular restaurant which overlooks the[…]

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