Art Deco meets a minimal theatre …

Art Deco meets a new minimal theatre in Perth Western Australia Lumix G3 f11 1/1250 ISO 400 14-42mm G lens

Within the last thirty years developers often with the permission of local government have managed destroy many fine Art Deco buildings that were perfectly able to be renovated. Our architectural heritage has been decimated at the price of progress. Then in the late eighties there was a bit of a public backlash against the destruction. There were a few old pubs that were on the brink of demolition that ended up being saved and renovated in a modern style and people liked it. That led to a greater public awareness which in turn placed pressure on local government to be more critical with the granting demolition requests from developers. The above pic is an example but in this case it is a public building that has been merged a nineteen twenties store front has become a facade for a twenty first century theatre complex…

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