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Architectural Model - Woodley House, Sorrento, 1971 Object Reg. No: SH 891695

Architectural model of Woodley House, Keating Avenue, Sorrento, Victoria, built in 1971. Designed by the architectural firm Cocks and Carmichael for 'The Seekers' member Bruce Woodley, the house has a 360-degree outlook over dense foliage to Port Phillip Bay on one side and the ocean on the other.

The model was made in 1989 by Russell Asprey. It was donated to Museum Victoria for the exhibition 'Home Sweet Home : Changes in Victorian Domestic Architecture, 1839 - 1989'.
A two-storey timber house clad in vertical cedar boards. Large areas of sliding plate-glass and living decks on the first floor.
Acquisition Information:
Donation from Mr R. Cocks - Cocks Carmichael Whitford Pty.Ltd., 1989
Discipline: History
Dimensions: 900 mm (Width), 900 mm (Length)
Dimension Comment: Dimensions of model base only.

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Tagged with: architectural models, architecture, housing, scale models, innovation design
Themes this item is part of: Woodley House, Sorrento, 1971, Domestic & Community Life Collection, Public Life & Institutions Collection
Primary Classification: BUILDING & CONSTRUCTION
Secondary Classification: Architectural Design
Tertiary Classification: model homes
Model Scale: 1:50
Modelmaker: Mr Russell Asprey, Melbourne, Victoria, Australia, 1989
Date Made: Melbourne, Victoria, Australia, 1989
Place & Date Used: Melbourne, Victoria, Australia, 1989
Place & Date Made: Melbourne, Victoria, Australia, 1987

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