THE HEROIC ARCHITECT’S MASTERPIECE. The Australian government, at its culture portal, says that Jorn Utzon’s Sydney Opera House “has come to represent ‘Australia’…. [and] is as representative of Australia as the pyramids are of Egypt and the Colosseum of Rome.” The building is located at the harbor with a roof which is “evocative of a ship at full sail.” The most striking photo that I found of it is here, along with photos of the house Utzon designed for himself and of his Bagsværd church. Another great architect, Louis Kahn, said of the Sydney Opera House: “The sun did not know how beautiful its light was until it was reflected off this building.” Utzon never saw the building and the light reflecting off it.

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