By Paul Hogben, Judith O'Callaghan

ISBN-10: 1742233821

ISBN-13: 9781742233826

Dinner at Australia Square’s revolving Summit eating place, sipping cocktails on the Kings go Chevron-Hilton, striking out at a Skyline drive-in: mid-20th-century Sydneysiders embraced relaxation like by no means earlier than. Leisure Space celebrates the structure and inside layout that reworked the city’s motels, lodges, eating places, bars, purchasing facilities, drive-ins, and tourism workplaces, together with landmark structures reminiscent of Qantas condo and the Wentworth inn. With lovely photos from Max Dupain, David Moore, and David Mist, Leisure Space explores a dynamic interval in Sydney’s heritage and the dramatic effect of modernism at the city’s outfitted atmosphere.

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25 From form to finish, McDonald’s scheme was an imitation of a contemporary Hilton hotel without the name. indd 57 D ouble modernit y: T he first international hotels The light and glassy foyer of the Hotel International was envisaged to be a scene of style and glamour. Americanstyle fashion and leisure interests would be on display. Architecture and Arts, October 1956, p. 20. 57 10/03/14 9:40 AM When it opened in September 1960, the Chevron–Hilton beckoned visitors and guests with a choice of restaurants, American-inspired bars, air-conditioned rooms and wide views over the Sydney skyline.

17 Most travel to and from Sydney was still by intending migrants, or Australians visiting the United Kingdom. 19 In terms of air travel, during the 1950s and most of the 1960s people travelling long distances within Australia were more likely to travel by train than by air. Air travel was still the domain of business professionals and the affluent, with passengers dressing formally for the privilege. By the late 1960s, however, flying had become the cheaper option with the advent of the Boeing 707 and 747 jet airliners.

Photo by Max Dupain, 1964. Courtesy Max & Dupain Associates. indd 45 10/03/14 9:39 AM l e i s u r e s pa c e The interiors for both the NSW and New Zealand Government Tourist Bureaus were designed as ‘total environments’, reflective of Gordon Andrews’s practice, which spanned the disciplines of industrial, graphic, jewellery, exhibition and interior design as well as photography. Photo by Gordon Andrews. Collection: Powerhouse Museum. © Estate of Gordon Andrews. Streets. Designed by Bunning & Madden, and completed in 1964, the Alitalia offices were designed with all public areas directly visible to the street through full-width glazing on the front facade.

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