Ian Potter Museum of Art (University of Melbourne): 800 Swanston Street, CARLTON
Building ProfileName : Ian Potter Museum of Art (University of Melbourne)
LocationAddress: 800 Swanston Street
Construction DetailsBuilt: 1998
Original use: Library/Museum/Gallery
Current use: Library/Museum/Gallery
Built in the Nineties period in the Post-Modern style
The four-storey building features a bold stainless steel clad facade incorporating the distinctive four-panel sculpture, Cultural Rubble, by artist and Melbourne graduate Ms Christine OLoughlin. Inside, the magnificent stained glass window by Napier Waller - rescued from the ruins of the Universitys original Wilson Hall - extends from the roof down the length of the stairwell casting an imposing presence in the Museums foyer.
HistoryArchitect: Nonda Katsalidis
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