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Joseph Reed Case Study

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Melbourne Town Hall is the central municipal building of the City of Melbourne, designed by joseph reed, located on the northeast corner of Swanston and Collins Streets. Joseph Reed was one of the Melbourne’s leading architects for three decades; design more notable buildings than any of his rivals and winning the biggest and the best contracts. As xxx said, It was through them that he came to dominate the architectural scene with projects. Reed travelled overseas in the 1860s, and after this it seems the variety and character of his designs changed. Among the changes was Reed’s enthusiasm for different coloured brickwork It is no accident that Reed’s best-known buildings form some of the great monumental vistas of the nineteenth century
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