Australian Embassy Building in Paris, 1978 | The distinctively modernist embassy, and several pieces of its original furniture, was designed by Australian architect Harry Seidler, with Marcel Breuer and Pier Luigi Nervi being consulting designers. The embassy is situated on a triangular shaped block, and comprises a pair of nine-storey quadrant shaped buildings. |
Pier Luigi Nervi - a civil engineer and architect. His int'l projects include the Pirelli tower in Milan, the Australian embassy in Paris, the Paul VI audience hall in Vatican City, Field House at Dartmouth College, and the GW Bridge bus station in NYC.