Iconic Projects

Hall of Memory, Australian War Memorial

Overview The walls and dome of the Hall of Memory, at the Australian War Memorial in Canberra, are lined with one of the largest mosaics in the world. Designed by artist Napier Waller (who also designed the fifteen stained glass windows in the Hall), it was unveiled in 1959. The mosaic inside the dome depicts…

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War & Peace

The offerings of war, the offerings of peace The fine bronze equestrian figures known as ‘Offerings of War’ and ‘Offerings of Peace’ that front the Art Gallery of NSW were designed by Gilbert Bayes in the 1920s. Treatment ICS were commissioned to undertake a complete conservation of the bronzes including stabilising minor areas of corrosion…

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Central Station Melocco Room

Overview A fire at Sydney’s Central Station was the impetus for the restoration and conservation of this marvellous mid-century Melocco Brothers artwork. The impressive wrap-around wall relief depicts the history of transportation above travertine walling and a beautiful terrazzo floor map of Australia. The Melocco Room is now open to the public. The Melocco Brothers…

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Birdwood Flag

AWARD WINNING Overview Named in honour of General William Riddell Birdwood (1865-1951) – the commander of the Australian forces on the Western Front during the latter part of WWI – the Birdwood Flag served as the Australian ensign, and was the first recorded, and officially sanctioned, presentation of an Australian flag in the field of…

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Le Corbusier Tapestry

Overview When young Danish architect, Jørn Utzon (1918-2008), designed the Sydney Opera House (1957) his vision also included plans for the art to be displayed inside. In 1958 he wrote to renowned French-Swiss architect Le Corbusier, asking if he would like to collaborate, and the concept for the tapestry Les Des Sont Jetes (The Dice…

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Winged Victory

AWARD WINNING Heritage Awards 2015 Conservation Objects and Interior: Winner  Overview Gilbert Doble’s (1880-1945) Winged Victory is a sculpture of Nike, the winged goddess of victory. Holding out a crown of laurel leaves in one hand and a drawn sword in the other, it was created for the top of the Marrickville Soldiers’ Memorial, which…

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Archibald Fountain

Overview Originally unveiled in 1932 – just five days before the opening of the Harbour Bridge – the Archibald Fountain is considered one of Australia’s finest public fountains. Located in the heart of Sydney’s Hyde Park, it was built with the bequest of its namesake J.F. Archibald (founding editor of The Bulletin in 1880). The…

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Hall of Memory, Australian War Memorial Iconic
War & Peace Iconic
Central Station Melocco Room Sculpture conservation
Birdwood Flag Award winning
Le Corbusier Tapestry Iconic
Winged Victory Public Art
Archibald Fountain Objects conservation

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Archibald Fountain

Overview Originally unveiled in 1932 – just five days before the opening of the Harbour Bridge – the Archibald Fountain..

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Bushells Building

Overview The Bushells Building is a landmark heritage-listed former industrial building, warehouse and factory in The Rocks suburb of Sydney...

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Children's Chapel - St James Anglican Church

Overview The Turramurra Wall Painters group was founded in the 1920s by Ethel Anderson (1883-1958) and included, amongst other important..

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Coat of Arms, Old Parliament House

Overview Old Parliament House (OPH, and formerly the Provisional Parliament House) is a nationally significant heritage building located in Canberra's..

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40,000 Horsemen Poster

Overview The classic Australian film Forty Thousand Horsemen was one of the most popular films of its day. Released in..

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Birdwood Flag

AWARD WINNING Overview Named in honour of General William Riddell Birdwood (1865-1951) – the commander of the Australian forces on..

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Chancellor’s Chair, Macquarie University

Overview Towards the end of his governorship in New South Wales (1810 – 1821), Lachlan Macquarie commissioned two convict artisans..

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Christ Church, Bong Bong

Overview The Anglican church of Christ Church Bong Bong in the NSW Southern Highlands was built in 1845 on the..

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