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Australia
Tuesday, 10 July 2007 (14/2007)

Commemorative Issue: Landmarks: Australian Modernist Architecture

Former ICI House, MelbourneAcademy of Science, CanberraCouncil House, PerthSydney Opera House

The principle of "form follows function" was a touchstone for modernist architects. Taking root in architecture in the early part of the 2Uth century, modernism signalled a new turn, where design was based on a building's purpose rather than on the styles of the pattern book, Ornamentation was also seen as unnecessary, so the buildings featured strong lines, bold forms and clean design, This was the machine age, and technological advancements brought new materials and methods to buildings and construction.

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copyright notice: This material has been reproduced with permission of the Australian Postal Corporation. The original work is held in the National Philatelic Collection.

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