Building The Sydney Opera House: 10 years late and 1,457% over budget (1957-1973)

More than four years in, construction proceeds at a glacial pace. (Dec. 10, 1963) IMAGE: J.R.T. RICHARDSON/FOX PHOTOS/GETTY IMAGES “Malice in blunderland” — Architect JØrn Utzon, commenting on the construction of Sydney Opera House The tram shed at Bennelong Point Circular Quay before the Sydney Opera House was built. (1952) IMAGE: FAIRFAX MEDIA/GETTY IMAGES The … Read more