Australia Modernism Top Ten

Lobster Bay House is one of Ian McKay’s best residential designs. Picture: Michael Wee

Australia Modernism Top Ten

Modernist design ushered in a new way of thinking in Australia and inspired some of our most iconic architecture. Two architectural historians look at the legacy of some of our top designs

By Professor Philip Goad and Professor Hannah Lewi, University of Melbourne

Australia’s modernist movement had an enormous impact on the urban and cultural fabric of our country throughout the 20th century.

Its impact is felt far and wide, informing the design of everything from household objects and furniture, to the local swimming pool and the iconic Sydney Opera house.

It has transformed our art and design, our houses, infrastructure and urban spaces.

By Professor Philip Goad and Professor Hannah Lewi, University of Melbourne

Read:

Australian Modernism’s Top 10: Part One

Australian Modernism’s Top 10: Part Two

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