Thursday, 30 June 2022

Sans Souci, sign

 
A view of an entrance to Lady Robinsons Beach at dusk, in the southern suburb of Sans Souci. A rock groyne, which has been built to protect the sandy foreshore, juts into Botany Bay.

Wednesday, 29 June 2022

Kogarah, substation

This substation is located along Gray Street, in the southern suburb of Kogarah. St George County Council was once the electricity supplier for this area which was set up in 1922 and had it’s office in Kogarah. In 1979 the organisation was dissolved and Sydney’s electricity services amalgamated to form the Sydney County Council. The substation was built in the art deco style and retains its heritage signage. The houses around it were recently demolished and it will soon be dwarfed by a highrise apartment building.

Tuesday, 28 June 2022

Earlwood, pub

 
Earlwood Hotel is located on the corner of Homer Street and Clark Street, in the inner west suburb of Earlwood. This pub and hotel was built in 1931 in the Inter War style.

Monday, 27 June 2022

Revesby. telephone exchange

 
This mural is on the wall of the telephone exchange on the corner of The River Road and Doyle Road, in the south western suburb of Revesby. It was created by street artist Phibs in 2016. The red lines symbolise wi-fi waves. The faces reflect the connection of people and the moving cogs in blue represent multiculturalism in the community.
Linked to: Monday MuralBlue MondayRuby TuesdayThrough My Lens.

Sunday, 26 June 2022

Saturday, 25 June 2022

Sydney Opera House, Vivid Sydney, Lighting of the Sails

The Sydney Opera House was illuminated for the annual Vivid Sydney Festival, which ran from 27 May to 18 June 2022. This year's "Lighting of the Sails" features First Nations designs and is called "Yarrkalpa - Hunting Ground", created by the Martu Artists and Curious.
Linked to: Weekend ReflectionsPink Saturday

Friday, 24 June 2022

Ultimo, Dr Chau Chak Wing Building, Vivid Sydney



The Dr Chau Chak Wing Building is a Business School building on the campus of the University of Technology Sydney, between Ultimo Road and The Goods Line, in the inner city suburb of Ultimo.The 12-storey tower was designed by Canadian American architect Frank Gehry and built in 2014. "Frankly, My Dear..." was a light show designed by Sincair Park for the annual Vivid Sydney Festival, which ran from 27 May to 18 June 2022. The dynamic light show illuminates thr windows with colour-changing cove lights and wall grazers which respond to the level of activity in the area, transitioning from frenetic pulsing of saturated colour during busy periods to more subdued and relaxed feelings as the evening winds down.
Linked to: Skywatch Friday

Thursday, 23 June 2022

Ultimo, University of Technology Sydney, sign

 
 This information board is located outside the Dr Chau Chak Wing Building, a Business School building on the campus of the University of Technology Sydney, along The Goods Line in the inner city suburb of Ultimo. The inspiring message on the side is "THINK.CHANGE.DO". There are some interesting pieces of street furniture along The Goods Line too.
Linked to: Signs, Signs, All Seasons.

Wednesday, 22 June 2022

Ultimo, Powerhouse Museum, Vivid Sydney

These former tram sheds are located at the end of MacArthur Street, between Omnibus Lane and The Goods Line, in the inner city suburb of Ultimo. The tram sheds were converted to offices in 1981 as part of the Powerhouse Museum (Museum of Applied Arts & Sciences) development. "We Dream The City" is a light projection for the annual Vivid Sydney Festival, which ran from 27 May to 18 June 2022, which featured visions of Sydney city streets through time. It was created by Michael Killalea and Sarah Barns in collaboration with Nigel Cruickshank, Gary Sinclair, Historical Archive and Digitisation Team Transport for NSW and the Sound Archive of Australia.

Tuesday, 21 June 2022

Good Line tunnel, Vivid Sydney, Convergence

"Convergence" is an art installation created for the Vivid Sydney festival, in the disused Goods Line tunnel that once linked the port facilities at Darling Harbour with Central railway station. It became a portal to a spectacular convergence of lights, lasers and smoke effects.

Monday, 20 June 2022

Sydney Opera House, Vivid Sydney, Lighting of the Sails

The Sydney Opera House was illuminated for the annual Vivid Sydney Festival, which ran from 27 May to 18 June 2022. This year's "Lighting of the Sails" features First Nations designs and is called "Yarrkalpa - Hunting Ground", created by the Martu Artists and Curious.

Sunday, 19 June 2022

Banksia, railway station

 The new entrance and lift at Banksia railway station, in the southern suburb of Banksia. It is serviced by the T4 Eastern Suburbs & Illawarra Line. This heritage listed station was built in 1884 as part of the Illawarra Line from Redfern to Hurstville.

Saturday, 18 June 2022

Banksia, Landing Lights Wetlands

The Landing Lights Wetlands are located in the southern suburb of Banksia. This area is named after its close proximity to the landing lights for nearby Sydney Airport.
Linked to: Weekend Reflections, All Seasons.

Thursday, 16 June 2022

The Rocks, Unwin's Stores, Vivid Sydney

Unwin's Stores, along George Street at The Rocks, has been illuminated with light projections for the annual Vivid Sydney Festival, which is running from 27 May to 18 June 2022. "One Big Backyard" was created by James Hancock and celebrates the people, the places, the stories of Sydney.
Linked to: Signs, Signs.

Wednesday, 15 June 2022

Sydney Terminal Building, Central Railway Station, Vivid Sydney

The Sydney Terminal Building and clock tower at Central railway station have been illuminated with light projections for the Vivid Sydney Festival, which is running from 27 May to 18 June 2022. "Vivid Reflections" is an interactive projection experience which uses motion capture technology to turn the dance movements of participants into animated action beamed onto the landmark clock tower.

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