Sydney Opera House - the Red Book
This 1958 report (known also as the Red Book) was presented by Jørn Utzon to the Premier and the Sydney Opera House Committee in order to give
a project which realizes in practical form the vision of the competition.
The report comprises: plans, sections, elevations, photographs of models of the Opera House; reports by other consultants on acoustics (V.L. Jordan), mechanical services (J. Varming), electrical installations (M. Balslev) and theatre technique (S. Malmquist).
The physical format of the report is a large paper format with some glossy pages used for photographic images.
Plans and sketches
Sydney Opera House booklets
Sydney Opera House - the Yellow Book
This 1962 report (commonly known as the Yellow Book) comprises plans submitted by Jørn Utzon and consultants
Sydney Opera House - the Gold Book
The printed booklet, commonly known as the “Gold Book”, was issued to accompany the “Ceremony to Commemorate the Commencement of the Sydney Opera House” on 2 March 1959
Sydney Opera House - the Brown Book
Conditions and Programme for an International Competition for a National Opera House at Bennelong Point, Sydney, New South Wales, Australia
Sydney Opera House drawings
Jørn Utzon competition drawings
Sydney Opera House guide
A brief history of the Sydney Opera House plus a select list of records relating to the design, construction and official opening
10 Jan 1958 - first Sydney Opera House Lottery
On this da 10 January 1958 the first Opera House Lottery was drawn