Presentation on theme: "Adis Medina May 15 2013 EAP 1560. oLoLocation of Sydney Opera House oFoFact about Sydney Opera House oToTimeline to illustrate when Sydney Opera House."— Presentation transcript:
oLoLocation of Sydney Opera House oFoFact about Sydney Opera House oToTimeline to illustrate when Sydney Opera House oWoWhat construction material were used? oQoQuestion oToTense Used (Highlighted) oRoReferences
Sydney Opera House is located in Sydney Harbour, New South, Australia. Its unique structure has captured the eye of many photographers all around the world.
Sydney Opera house has been one of the most recognizable images of the modern world. 233 designs were submitted for the Opera House design competition held in 1956. The Sydney Opera House is used for performances such as ballet, opera and musical concerts. In January 1957, Jørn Utzon was announced the winner. He had won $6492.00 for his design. Sydney Opera House was opened by Queen Elizabeth II on 20th October, 1973.
DateEvent July 1957 Jorn Utzon had visited Sydney to begin the construction of the building. March 1963Stage one of the construction is completed. April 1966The architect of Sydney, Jorn. Utzon had resigned. May 1966 The government had paid $160,000 for the architectural drawings for Stage three. March 1967Stage two was completed. October 1973Sydney Opera House was finished and opened to public. 2005The Sydney Opera House was included in the National Heritage list. 2007The Sydney Opera was inscribed on the World Heritage List.
The walls and ceiling are made out of laminated glass. The buildings roofs are made out of fungus ceramic tiles. What is holding up the building are pre cast concrete. The other thing that held the roof was epoxy resin
1. Where is the Sydney Opera House located o Africa o Australia o America o Canada 2. About how many designs were submitted for the design of the opera house competition. o 30 o 130 o 230 o 330
Archives In Brief 28 - A brief history of the Sydney Opera House (The State Records Authority of New South Wales) the State Records Authority, 2003. Web. 03 jun, 2013 "Sydney Opera House". Encyclopedia Britannica. Encyclopedia Britannica Online. Encyclopedia Britannica Inc., 2013. Web. 03 Jun. 2013 Sydney Opera House Australia.gov,au Last updated: 17th March 2008. Web. 03 Jun,2013