From an obituary
by Roy Lumby:
"The death of Harry Seidler marks the end
of an era in architecture here and abroad.
More than any other architect, he introduced European Modernism
to this country and for the last fifty years his office has
been at the forefront of innovation and the advancement of
architectural design in Australia.
His influence as a master of architectural design and as a
critic of the local architectural scene will be missed."
Surprisingly, there are significant heritage issues with
some of Seidler's buildings, particularly residential ones.
Although may seem difficult to imagine any owner of a Seidler
house wanting to knock it down, this has in fact happened
in recent times with depressing frequency in both Sydney and
Click on images below for a more detailed view of each building.