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1 Fremantle Then and Now By: Amy

2 Maritime Museum

3 What Year Was It Built In? The Maritime Museum was built in 2002.

4 Architects Cox Howlett + Bailey Woodland

5 The Materials Timber structure Composite aluminium sandwich panels Lining the roof are 6.0mm BGC DuralinerTM Fibre Cement Sheets Eight kilometres of joints 45,000 screws 4,000 metres of seamless waterproof system.3

6 Buildings Being Built In Fremantle Around 2002 in 2000 Booyeembara Park was established on the former Montreal Open space. in 2001 the Whalers tunnel was renovated and reopended to the public. in 2005 John Curtin Statue was unveiled in Kings Square.

7 Events in Fremantle in 2002 Woodside Maternity hospital closed. Mummy and Daddy were having Dinner with Richard Ford (a friend from USA) at Sails Restaurant while I slept in the pram. Fremantle hosted the International 505 World Championships.

8 What Was Happening in WA Fashion, cars, houses, school are similar to today as it was only 10 years ago. Dr Geoff Gallop was Premier

9 Port Authority Building By Amy Lewis

10 What Year Was It Made In? The Port Authority Building was built in 1963 by Hobbs Winning and Leighton. It was built to accommodate the then Fremantle Port Authority's existing staff in one building instead of the pre-existing eight buildings around the wharf area. The Port Authority Building was built in 1963 by Hobbs Winning and Leighton. It was built to accommodate the then Fremantle Port Authority's existing staff in one building instead of the pre-existing eight buildings around the wharf area.

11 The Architects Hobbs Winning and Leighton

12 Materials used Foundations:120 'Franki' piles Lighting: controlled natural lighting from the north and south Windows are anodised aluminium frames glazed with anti- glare glass and are completely reversible, allowing all window cleaning to be carried out from within the building. Tiling: tiling for both exterior wall finish and interior wall decoration Exterior tiling gives a permanent sparkling effect, and reduces maintenance to a minimum Ground floor roof: It is a folded roof pattern of pre-stressed concrete units in two spans each of 20 metres. Foundations:120 'Franki' piles Lighting: controlled natural lighting from the north and south Windows are anodised aluminium frames glazed with anti- glare glass and are completely reversible, allowing all window cleaning to be carried out from within the building. Tiling: tiling for both exterior wall finish and interior wall decoration Exterior tiling gives a permanent sparkling effect, and reduces maintenance to a minimum Ground floor roof: It is a folded roof pattern of pre-stressed concrete units in two spans each of 20 metres.

13 The Fashion in 1960s for Girls in WA Dresses Shift, coat dresses. Most of the dresses had lots beads. Skirts long aline skirts, sort skirts Gloves long and short gloves. Twinsets Jumper with matching cardigan. Dresses Shift, coat dresses. Most of the dresses had lots beads. Skirts long aline skirts, sort skirts Gloves long and short gloves. Twinsets Jumper with matching cardigan.

14 The Fashion in 1960s for Men in WA Pants stovepipe pants. Shorts dress shorts with long socks. Shoes desert boots. Pants stovepipe pants. Shorts dress shorts with long socks. Shoes desert boots.

15 The Fashion in 1960s Hats Hats pillbox hats and beanies.

16 In Western Australia The Premier was David Brand A United States naval base was established at North West Cape WA Indigenous Western Australians were allowed to vote for the first time in the federal elections. The Premier was David Brand A United States naval base was established at North West Cape WA Indigenous Western Australians were allowed to vote for the first time in the federal elections.

17 1 908 Customs House Amy Lewis By:

18 Why Was It Constructed? Its construction resulted from Federation – when the Commonwealth took over responsibility for customs and excise. It was the first purpose built customs building in Fremantle and functioned as the main branch of the Customs Department of Western Australia from this time.

19 Architects W. B. Hardwick (PWD) and Hillson Beasley, Chief Architect

20 Does the Building Design Have a Name? Architectural style: Federation Free Classical

21 The Materials Wall - red brick, and stone (Donnybrook Sandstone). Roof - metal Corrugated Iron.

22 What Other Buildings in Fremantle Were Built at a Similar Time? Fremantle Town Hall (1887) Fremantle Train Station (1907)

23 What Was Happening in Fremantle at that Time? The Fremantle Municipal tramways network began operations in 1905 and expanded into North Fremantle in The Premier was Newton Moore. The Australian Coat of arms was officially accepted. In 1900 motor cars were frail and bulky and similar in design to horse drawn carriages.

24 Fashion 1908 People dressed very formally.

25 Maritime Museum Shipwreck Gallery By Amy Lewis

26 What Year Was It Built In? 1851 View prior to 1873 when construction of Long Jetty commenced

27 Why was it Constructed? To store goods & chattels In 1977 the government department vacated the building and the Public works converted it into a museum that was opened in 1979 by Sir Charles Court. To store goods & chattels In 1977 the government department vacated the building and the Public works converted it into a museum that was opened in 1979 by Sir Charles Court.

28 The Architects James Manning

29 How was it Constructed? It was constructed with convict labour, and some subcontractors. Constructed from brick,limestone and jarrah. The limestone mortar was repaired in 1979 with concrete, but is now causing damage to the limestone and so the replaced mortar is now itself being replaced with lime mortar. It was constructed with convict labour, and some subcontractors. Constructed from brick,limestone and jarrah. The limestone mortar was repaired in 1979 with concrete, but is now causing damage to the limestone and so the replaced mortar is now itself being replaced with lime mortar.

30 What Was Happening in Fremantle at that Time? Convicts were arriving in WA

31 What Other Buildings in Fremantle Were Built at a Similar Time? Fremantle Prison Warders Cottages Barracks for Prison Guards Residents for officials Fremantle Prison Warders Cottages Barracks for Prison Guards Residents for officials

32 Fashion in 1851

33 References Western Australian Museum Annual Report The Australian Institute of Architects no= no= Brookfield Multiplex and_infrastructure/infrastructure/completed/fremantle_maritime_museu m/ and_infrastructure/infrastructure/completed/fremantle_maritime_museu m/ BGC re.pdf re.pdf Ports-Administration-Building.aspx Ports-Administration-Building.aspx

34 References e%20(fmr)%20(I).PDF e%20(fmr)%20(I).PDF A83&dq=custom+house+cnr+Cliff+%26+Phillimore+St&source=bl&ots=D AaVXGAVhB&sig=GLGxMhPBvJOHHyQLIDoA8rxRmPc&hl=en&sa=X&ei =Mo63T6rRM4aSiAfk4oDlCA&ved=0CFkQ6AEwBA#v=onepage&q=custo m%20house%20cnr%20Cliff%20%26%20Phillimore%20St&f=false A83&dq=custom+house+cnr+Cliff+%26+Phillimore+St&source=bl&ots=D AaVXGAVhB&sig=GLGxMhPBvJOHHyQLIDoA8rxRmPc&hl=en&sa=X&ei =Mo63T6rRM4aSiAfk4oDlCA&ved=0CFkQ6AEwBA#v=onepage&q=custo m%20house%20cnr%20Cliff%20%26%20Phillimore%20St&f=false

35 References Australia in the 1960s, Itiel Bereson 2000 Australia in the 1900s by Itiel Bereson 2000 A History of the Commissariat Building by Ian Crawford, Anne Delray, Lynn Stevenson, Feb Interview with Mum (Nikola Lewis) Interview with Grandma and Grandpa (Sue and Ian Bailey) Interview with Lyndsey the Visitor Service Officer at the Shipwreck Gallery.


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