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Sydney Opera House. Discussion on the Paper by O.N. Arup and G.J. Zunz

The following was read on behalf of Mr. Ove Arup, who was indisposed, by his son, Mr. Jens Arup: ‘For some years now, wherever I go, whomever I meet, the subject of the Sydney Opera House has been sure to crop up. This of course solves the sometimes difficult problem of what to talk about when you meet someone for the first time; but it can be a bit tiresome to try to explain in a few words the whole complicated Sydney affair-in fact it is quite impossible to do so no matter how many words you use.'