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
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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 ...
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.
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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
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.