A green light – and top green rating – for Sydney Modern

The $344 million Sydney Modern expansion of the Art Gallery of New South Wales has received planning approval, and Australia’s highest green rating.
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Image of the Sydney Modern Project as produced by Kazuyo Sejima + Ryue Nishizawa / SANAA © Art Gallery of New South Wales, 2018; Featuring artworks left to right: Ron Mueck, Standing woman, 2007 © Ron Mueck; Ron Mueck, Boy, 1999 © Ron Mueck; Ron Mueck, Man in a boat, 2002 © Ron Mueck.

Construction of Sydney Modern, designed by Pritzker Prize-winning architects SANAA, will commence in early 2019, thanks to the “green light” received today (Wed 21 November) for planning approval.

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