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The Hentry Round House by Roy Grounds, 1953. Mountain-ash cladding with concrete roof. There are no hallways with all rooms opening off the central stairway. 360 degree views. Frankston, Australia. www.melbournemodernist.com

The Hentry Round House by Roy Grounds, 1953. Mountain-ash cladding with concrete roof. There are no hallways with all rooms opening off the central stairway. 360 degree views. Frankston, Australia. www.melbournemodernist.com

Iconic houses that shaped Australia – Domain

Iconic houses that shaped Australia

The houses and designers that changed Australian architecture.

MODERN LOVE

20cmodern: “ “Vale architect Neil Everist (1929-2016). He and partner David McGlashan designed some of Australia’s finest #midcenturymodern buildings. Shown here is the sublime Heide II Museum of...

My Pear Tree House: Drive By Houses - Sir Roy Grounds Hill Street House

Drive By Houses - Sir Roy Grounds Hill Street House

Do you peer nosily into front gardens and windows as you drive by, hoping for a glimpse perhaps of the inside, maybe even a piece of art or ...

cork wall - architect: sir roy grounds

MATERIAL: CORK

I’m glad to see that cork has found it’s way into many more aesthetically pleasing uses other than the old office pin board or kitchen placemat !! …. Image 1) Toorak Resid…

My Pear Tree House: Drive By Houses - Sir Roy Grounds Hill Street House

Drive By Houses - Sir Roy Grounds Hill Street House

Do you peer nosily into front gardens and windows as you drive by, hoping for a glimpse perhaps of the inside, maybe even a piece of art or ...

3/24 Hill St, Toorak VIC

The Shine Dome (previously known as Becker House) is a well-known Canberra landmark, notable for its unusual structure, and coloquially referred to as "The Martian Embassy", an allusion to its shape and the fact that as the capital of Australia, Canberra is the home of foreign embassies. The building was designed by architect Sir Roy Grounds, of Grounds, Romberg and Boyd. When completed in 1959 its 45.75m-diameter dome was the largest in Australia.

The Shine Dome (previously known as Becker House) is a well-known Canberra landmark, notable for its unusual structure, and coloquially referred to as "The Martian Embassy", an allusion to its shape and the fact that as the capital of Australia, Canberra is the home of foreign embassies. The building was designed by architect Sir Roy Grounds, of Grounds, Romberg and Boyd. When completed in 1959 its 45.75m-diameter dome was the largest in Australia.

ROY GROUNDS, Moonbria Apartments, Toorak

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Best known for his later work on the Victorian Arts Centre and National Gallery, it was between 1939 and 1941 architect Roy Grounds finessed his trademark Modernist style on a series of apartment buil

National Gallery of Victoria, Melbourne, Australia. Sir Roy Grounds, 1968.
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National Gallery of Victoria, Melbourne, Australia. Sir Roy Grounds, 1968.

roy grounds house toorak - amazing fireplace

roy grounds house toorak - amazing fireplace

Roy Grounds

He Makes Houses Reflect Our Lives - Open Journal

In this interview from 1949 Roy Grounds discusses his approach to the design and construction of buildings to suit Australian conditions.

The National Gallery of Victoria (NGV). The Gallery on St Kilda Road was designed by Sir Roy Grounds in 1968.
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Quite the place to see pictures

A new-look gallery and its bigger art collection set a global standard at the National Gallery of Victoria, writes Robin Usher. - Sydney Morning Herald Online