Sydney Opera Hoose

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The Sydney Opera Hoose
Sydney Opera House at Sunset.jpg
Sydney Opera Hoose is locatit in Sydney
Sydney Opera Hoose
Location o Sydney Opera Hoose in Sydney
General information
Status completit
Teep Airts complex
Airchitectural style Expressionist
Location Bennelong Pynt, Sydney
Kintra Australie
Coordinates 33°51′31.2″S 151°12′50.5″E / 33.858667°S 151.214028°E / -33.858667; 151.214028Coordinates: 33°51′31.2″S 151°12′50.5″E / 33.858667°S 151.214028°E / -33.858667; 151.214028
Elevation 4 m (13 ft)
Current tenants
Construction stairtit 2 Mairch 1959
Completit 1973
Opened 20 October 1973; 45 years ago (20 October 1973)
Cost A$102 million, equivalent tae ~A$859 million in 2012[1]
Client NSW Govrenment
Ainer NSW Govrenment
Hicht 65 m (213 ft)
Ither dimensions length 183 m (600 ft)
width 120 m (394 ft)
aurie 1.8 ha (4.4 acres)
Technical details
Structural seestem Concrete frame & precast concrete ribbed ruif
Design an construction
Airchitect Jørn Utzon
Structural ingineer Ove Arup & Partners
Main contractor Civil & Civic (level 1), M.R. Hornibrook (level 2 an 3 an interior)
Ither information
Seatin capacity
  • Concert Hall 2,679
  • Joan Sutherland Theatre 1,507
  • Drama Theatre 544
  • Playhouse 398
  • The Studio 400
  • Utzon Room 210
  • Tot 5,738
Teep Cultural
Criteria i
Designatit 2007 (31st session)
Reference no. 166rev
State Pairty Australie
Region Asie-Paceefic

The Sydney Opera House is a multi-venue performin airts centre in Sydney, New Sooth Wales, Australie. Situatit on Bennelong Pynt in Sydney Harbour, close tae the Sydney Harbour Brig, the facility is adjacent tae the Sydney central business destrict an the Royal Botanic Gardens, atween Sydney an Farm Coves.

References[eedit | eedit soorce]

  1. "Inflation Calculator". RBA. 14 February 1966. Retrieved 19 October 2013. 
  2. Topographic maps 1:100000 9130 Sydney an 1:25000 91303N Parramatta River