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The Architecture of Sydney is not characterised by any one architectural style, but by an extensive juxtaposition of old and new architecture over the city's 200-year history, from its modest beginnings with local materials and lack of international funding to its present day modernity with an expansive skyline of high rises and skyscrapers.
Architectus is an architecture firm based in Australia and New Zealand.
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In architecture, an atrium (plural: atria or atriums) is a large open space located within a building.
Australia (colloquially), officially the Commonwealth of Australia, is an Oceanian country comprising the mainland of the Australian continent, the island of Tasmania, and numerous smaller islands.
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The Australian dollar (sign: $; code: AUD) is the currency of the Commonwealth of Australia, including Christmas Island, Cocos (Keeling) Islands, and Norfolk Island, as well as the independent Pacific Island states of Kiribati, Nauru and Tuvalu.
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Bloomberg L.P. is a privately held financial software, data, and media company headquartered in Midtown Manhattan, New York City.
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Cbus is one of Australia's largest public offer Industry Superannuation funds.
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Circular Quay is a harbour in Sydney, New South Wales, Australia on the northern edge of the Sydney central business district on Sydney Cove, between Bennelong Point and The Rocks.
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Clayton Utz is an Australian commercial law firm, founded in 1833.
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The Commonwealth Parliament Offices, Sydney, Australia are used as a base in Sydney for members of the Australian Cabinet.
The Council on Tall Buildings and Urban Habitat (CTBUH) is an international body in the field of tall buildings and sustainable urban design.
The Council on Tall Buildings and Urban Habitat (CTBUH) annually announces eleven Tall Building Awards: nine awards for skyscrapers, and two lifetime achievement awards for individuals.
Cundall is a multi-disciplinary engineering consultancy established in 1976 by Michael Burch, Rick Carr, Geoff Cundall, David Gandy and Bernard Johnston.
The Double-skin facade is a system of building consisting of two skins placed in such a way that air flows in the intermediate cavity.
Ecologically sustainable development is the environmental component of sustainable development.
Energy conservation refers to reducing energy consumption through using less of an energy service.
Glare is difficulty seeing in the presence of bright light such as direct or reflected sunlight or artificial light such as car headlamps at night.
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The Green Building Council of Australia (GBCA), established in 2002, is a not-for-profit industry association that promotes sustainability in the built environment.
Green Star is a voluntary sustainability rating system for buildings in Australia.
Grocon Pty Ltd, or more commonly Grocon, is Australia's largest privately owned development, construction and funds management company.
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Ingenhoven Architects is an architectural firm based in Düsseldorf, Germany.
The International Highrise Award (Internationaler Hochhaus Preis) is an international award in architectural design.
James Angus (born 1970) is an Australian artist known for 'his engaging and rigorously crafted sculptures'.
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Sydney, the largest city in Australia, is home to 1,168 completed high-rise buildings.
A louver (American English) or louvre (British English) is a window blind or shutter with horizontal slats that are angled to admit light and air, but to keep out rain, direct sunshine, and noise.
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Modernism is a philosophical movement that, along with cultural trends and changes, arose from wide-scale and far-reaching transformations in Western society in the late 19th and early 20th centuries.
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New South Wales (abbreviated as NSW) is a state on the east coast of:Australia.
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Oil Search Limited is the largest oil and gas exploration and development company incorporated in Papua New Guinea, which operates all of Papua New Guinea's oilfields.
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Port Jackson, comprising the waters of Sydney Harbour, Middle Harbour, North Harbour and the Lane Cove and Parramatta Rivers, is the natural harbour of Sydney, New South Wales, Australia.
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Sydney is the state capital of New South Wales and the most populous city in Australia and Oceania.
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The Sydney central business district (also Sydney CBD, and popularly referred to as "town" or "the City") is a suburb and the main commercial centre of Sydney, New South Wales, Australia.
The Sydney Harbour Bridge is a steel through arch bridge across Sydney Harbour that carries rail, vehicular, bicycle, and pedestrian traffic between the Sydney central business district (CBD) and the North Shore.