Contents: 1 album (chiefly architectural drawings and halftone photomechanical prints with text, 57 leaves) - 40 x 60 cm., 28 architectural drawings
"Consultants: Structures - Ove Arup ; Acoustics - V.L. Jordan ; Mechanical services - J. Varming ; Electrical installations - M. Balslev ; Theatre technique - S. Malmquist" -- t.p.
"I am happy that with this book I am able to give the Premier, the Right Honourable J. J. Cahill and the Opera House Committee a project which realises in a practical form the vision of the competition ..." -- leaf .
This publication showing a light orange profile of the Opera House building eventually became known as the `Red Book' -- Reference: Jorn Utzon : the Sydney Opera House / Francoise Fromonot ; [translation from the French by Christopher Thompson]. Corte Madera, CA : Electa/Gingko, 1998 (p.64).
Two other versions of the `Red Book' are filed at PXD 644 (v.1) and X725.82/1. Microfilm copy of X725.82/1 available at MAV/FM4/10579.
Digital order no:Album ID : 874603
The Red Book. http://gallery.records.nsw.gov.au/index.php/galleries/sydney-opera-house/sydney-opera-house-the-red-book/
Digitised copy available at Sydney National Opera House. Copenhagen : Atelier Elektra, 1958 (State Library of New South Wales call no. RB/RX725.82/6)
The report comprises: plans, sections, elevations, photographs of models of the Opera house; reports by other consultants on structures (Ove Arup) acoustics (Vilh. Jordan) mechanical services (J. Varming), electrical installation (M. Balslev) and theatre technique (S. Malmquist).
— ALTERNATIVE TITLES
Sydney National Opera House : architect Jorn Utzon [The Red Book]