Gehry Building, Sydney

This distinctive building is part of a larger complex which has been described as the architectural equivalent of “a most beautiful squashed brown paper bag.” It is in fact a section of the Dr Chau Chak Wing Building, the first building in Australia designed by – who else – the great Canadian American architect, Frank Gehry. This remarkable creation is …

Australia Square, Sydney

Australia Square Tower, completed in 1967, was Sydney’s first skyscraper. For the next nine years it remained the city’s tallest building, at 170 metres. On the 47th of its 50 floors, the building houses the city’s renowned revolving restaurant and bar. Stay there long enough – if you’re appropriately dressed and can afford the prices – and it feels like the city is …

Sydney Sofitel Wentworth

The sun’s angle on a warm January morning transformed this modern luxury hotel building in central Sydney into a dark brooding presence.

Sydney University #1

The wonderful Jane Foss Russell Building on the Darlinghurst Campus of Sydney University offers endless opportunities for abstract architectural images. This is the first of a series of images that I had the pleasure of shooting on my most recent visit to Sydney. Monochrome was the obvious choice. And who was Jane Foss Russell, for whom this wonderful complex is …