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 …

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 …

Opera House Dreamscape

The lone couple walking past Australia’s most iconic building appear to be making their way through an intense light-filled dream. And the heat was indeed intense on the sweltering January day when most other people opted for the relative cool beneath the eaves and awnings of Sydney Opera House. The Opera House is one of those buildings that pulls in visitors …