This floating castle appears to be from an enchanted fable, but in actuality it is Europe's best preserved Renaissance water castle.
From the sleek, streamlined geometry of its lobby floor to the ancient sandstone Egyptian motifs on its tower, the 11-story Henry Davis York Building (formerly The Mutual Life & Citizens Building) is admired as one of the foremost examples of art deco design in Sydney, Australia. Featured prominently on the tower is a relief sculpture of the former MLC company’s logo known as “Strength in Unity,” which depicts a man attempting— rather unsuccessfully—to break up a bundle of rods.
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robstantinople I believe offices in this building doubled for the interior of the American Embassy in Saigon in Philip Noyce’s “The Quiet American” (2002).
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