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AWA Deco

Posted by
Stephen Skok (ASCOT VALE, Australia) on 12 September 2008 in Architecture and Portfolio.

A week back I visited the fabulous Art Deco exhibition in Melbourne, which opened my eyes to the many examples of the genre that still remain in our cityscapes. I found this fine example in Carrington St, Sydney, near Wynyard Station. AWA (Amalgamated Wireless Australasia) was a leading electrical & electronics innovator and manufacturer, dating back to 1913.
Nowadays, the AWA acronym is mostly associated with the former Howard government's much loathed, Australian Workplace Agreements.

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