Ian Potter Museum of Art (University of Melbourne) - 800 Swanston Street. CARLTON [Walking Melbourne Building Information]
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Ian Potter Museum of Art (University of Melbourne): 800 Swanston Street, CARLTON

Ian Potter Museum of Art (University of Melbourne)

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Building Profile

Name : Ian Potter Museum of Art (University of Melbourne)

Location

Address: 800 Swanston Street
City: CARLTON

Postcode: 3053


Construction Details

Built: 1998
Original use: Library/Museum/Gallery
Current use: Library/Museum/Gallery

Built in the Nineties period in the Post-Modern style

Notable features

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.

History

Architect: Nonda Katsalidis


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