Ove and Zunz, Jack.
Sydney Opera House: a paper on its design and construction. Sydney Opera House
Reprint Series no 1. Sydney: Sydney Opera House Trust, 1988..
The Sydney Opera House affair.
Melbourne: Nelson, 1967.
A history of the Opera House beginnings and construction years.
Building a masterpiece:
the Sydney Opera House / edited by Anne Watson. foreword by Jørn Utzon.
Chapters by Richard Weston, Anne Watson, Robert Geddes, Philip Drew, David
Taffs, John Nutt, Sarah Gregson, Philip Nobis, Bronwyn Hanna and Patricia
Hale. Haymarket, NSW: Powerhouse Publishing, 2006.
Chui, Chen-Yi. Utzon's China: the
reinterpretation of traditional Chinese art and architecture in the work of
Jørn Utzon (1918-2008. PhD thesis. Architecture, Building and Planning,
Uiversity of Melbourne, 2011.
Inga. Dancing with strangers. Melbourne: Text, 2003. Concerned with the
relationship between the British and indigenous people during the colony's
first five years, including the relationship between Governor Arthur Phillip
Rethinking the glass walls of Sydney Opera House / Peter Compagnoni and
Clive Buhrich. Epping, NSW: Peter Compagnoni, 2006. viii, 62p, ill., plans
Includes bibliographical references.
A vision takes form: a graphic record of the building of the Sydney Opera
House during stage one and two. Sydney: Reed, 1967. RE Curtis was commissioned
by the Sydney Opera House Trust to document the evolving building. The
original paintings and drawings are held by the Sydney Opera House Trust.
The Masterpiece: Jorn Utzon – a secret life. South Yarra: Hardie Grant,
Utzon and the Sydney Opera House:
as it happened 1918-2000. Sydney: Inspire Press,
2000. Chronology of the principal architect and building, with information on
costs, other personnel, changes to the building and events. See further details
and author's book launch speech.
Opera House. London: Phaidon, 1995. Architecture in detail series.
and the Sydney Opera House: a statement in the public interest. Sydney, 1967.
feasibility of an economic impact study of the Sydney Opera House. North
Ryde: Macquarie University Management Studies Centre, 1982. Student Project
Sydney Opera House / by Carol Floyd and Julia Collingwood. Sydney: New Holland
Jorn Utzon: the Sydney Opera House / translated from the French by Christopher
Thompson. Corte Madera, CA: Electra/Gingko, 1998
Georgiades, Theodore Peter.
Utzon’s Unseen Work: A search to discover the design intentions of Jørn Utzon
for the interior auditoria of The Sydney Opera House. A B. Arch. Dissertation
submitted to the School of Architecture, University of Technology, Sydney,
Jørn Utzon and the third generation: three works by Jorn Utzon: Sydney Opera
House, Silkeborg Museum, Zurich Theatre.
NY: Wittwernborn, [197-?}. Reprinted from
Zodiac no 14. Also published as chapter in
Space, Time and Architecture (Harvard University Press, 1967.
Belonging: a memoir. Sydney: ABC Books, 2003
De Haan, Hilde & Haagsma,
Ids. Architects in competition. London: Thames and Hudson, 1988.
Includes illustrations of Sydney Opera House competition drawings by Jørn
Utzon and other competitors.
Historic Houses Trust of
New South Wales. The studio of Jørn Utzon: creation of the Sydney Opera
House House. Guide written by guest curator John Murphy in association with
the exhibition held at the Museum of Sydney 18 December 2004 to 1 May 2005.
Exhibition initiated by the City of Sydney in Association with the Sydney
Opera House. Sydney: Historic Houses Trust 2004.
Hubble. Ava. More
than an Opera House.
Sydney: Lansdowne, 1983. Published to commemorate the 10th anniversary
of the House.
Hubble, Ava. The
Sydney Opera House: more than meets the eye. Abridged version of More than
an opera house. Produced by the Sydney Opera House Trust. Sydney: Lansdowne,
strange case of Eugene Goossens and other tales from the Opera House.
Melbourne: Collins, 1988.
Indyk, Shelley and Rice,
Susan. The Sydney Opera House as
envisaged by Joern Utzon, Nov 1961.University of Sydney thesis, 1981.
Alan. The eight wonder: text, score and CD of opera composed by Alan John
and libretto by Dennis Watkins, with research and questions by Penny Chapple.
The Australian Opera series. Available from Australian Music Centre
Jones, Peter. Ove Arup:
Masterbuilder of the Twentieth Century. New haven: Yale University Press, 2006.
Vilhelm Lassen. Acoustical design of concert halls and theatres. London:
Applied Science Publishers, 1980.
Utzon : the architect's universe / edited by Michael Juul Holm, Kjeld
Kjeldsen and Mette Marcus. Also titled: Architect's universe. Humlebaek,
Denmark : Louisiana Museum of Modern Art, 2008.
Catalogue published on the occasion of the
exhibition, Louisiana Museum of Modern Art, Denmark, 2 April 2004 - 29
August 2004. Contents include:
Architecture as human wellbeing / Jörn Utzon in conversation with Poul Erik
Tøjner; Utzon's own house, Hellebæk; Between artifice and nature / Kenneth
Frampton; The Kingo houses; A different city - the unrealized Copenhagen
projects / Merete Ahnfeldt-Mollerup; Platforms and plateaux in Utzon's
architecture / Richard Weston; Sydney Opera House; The modernization of the
Sydney Opera House / Joseph Skrzynski; Utzon and the curved form world /
Philip Nobis; The Fredensborg houses; Inhabited landscapes / Michael Asgaard
Andersen; Bank Melli; Utzon and the Orient / Hans Munk Hansen.
Sydney Opera House: an interim plan for the conservation of the Sydney opera
House and its site. Commissioned by the NSW Public Works Department for the
Sydney Opera House Trust. Sydney; SOHT, 1993
Sylvia. The outside story: a novel. South Yarra, Vic: Hardie Grant, 2003.
"A powerful and witty intellectual mystery that tracks the ambitions,
politics and passion of a city. It is also a consummate meditation on a city's
and a country's becoming".
One. Balgowlah. NSW: David Messent Photography, 1997. Bibliography,
Illustrated. Includes extensive quotes from source material.
Mikami, Yuzo. Utzon's
sphere: Sydney Opera House - how it was designed and built. Photographs
by Osamu Murai. Tokyo, Shokokusha, 2001.See also review
of book by Paul Bentley.
Moller, Henrik Sten.
Jørn Utzon Houses / by Henirk Sten Moller, Vibe Udsen & Per Nagel
(Photographer). Living Architecture, 2006.
Moy, Michael. Sydney
Opera House: idea to icon. Ashgrove. Qld: Alpha Orion Press, 2012.
Murray, Peter. The
saga of the Sydney Opera House: the dramatic storyof the design and
construction of the icon of modern Australia. London: Spon Press, 2004.
South Wales Public Works Department. Sydney Opera House: anatomy of Stage
Three construction and completion: a general index.
Sydney: Public Works Department, 1973. [The Green Book]
Philip. Utzon’s interiors for the Sydney Opera House.: the design
development of the major and minor hall 1958-1966.
A dissertation for the University of Technology, Sydney, 1994. Served
as primary source for the exhibition Unseen Utzon, 1995.
further information: http://www.nobis.com.au
Salute to Five bells: John Olsen's Opera House journal. Sydney: Angus
and Robertson, 1973.
Records the creation of the mural in the northern foyer of the Concert
Letters from Sydney: an unabridged version: the Sydney Opera House saga seen
through the eyes of Utzon's chief assistant. English translation by W. Glyn
Jones. Hellerup: Edition Blondel, 2000..
of the proceedings of a conference convened by the Premier
and held in the Lecture Room, Public Library, Sydney, on 30th
November 1954, concerning the question of the establishment of an Opera House
Society of New South Wales.
Journal and proceedings, vol 106, parts 1 & 2, 1973.
Sydney: The Society, 1973.
Technical articles on aspects of stages 2 and 3. Also includes and
article m the Opera House grand organ.
Sydney Opera House: how it was built and why it is so. Sydney: Collins, 1984.
A technical explanation f or the layman.
The Sydney Opera House.
Sydney: Hamlyn, 1974.
Sydney Opera House glass walls / edited and photographed by Harry
Sydney: John Sands, pr.,1972. Photographic record of the design and
construction of the Opera House glass walls.
Stübe, Katarina. A
tribute to Jorn Utzon's Sydney Opera House / Katarina Stübe ; Jan Utzon.
Also titled Jorn Utzon's Sydney Opera House. [Potts Point, N.S.W.] :
Revealbooks, 2009. A photographic essay involving a collaboration between
photographer Katarina Stübe and Jan Utzon, son of Jorn Utzon.
builds an opera house
/ edited by Oswald Zeigler. Sydney: Zeigler, 1973..
has an opera house
/edited by Oswald Zeigler. Sydney: Zeigler, 
Sydney Opera House in its
harbour setting: nomination of Sydney Opera House in its harbour setting
for inscription on the World heritage List by the Government of Australia 1994
/ jointly prepared by the Commonwealth Department of the Environment, Sports
and Territories and the NSW Department of Urban Affairs and Planning. [Glebe,
NW]: Historic Houses Trust of NSW for the Commonwealth Department of the
Environment, Sports and Territories and the NSW Department of Urban Affairs,
Sydney Opera House Appeal
Organising Committee. The Sydney Opera House: a challenge and an
opportunity. Also titled A time for action. [Sydney?]: NSW Government,
Opera House Trust.
Annual reports, 1961+.
Opera House Trust. [Diaries].
Sydney: Sydney opera House Trust, 1973-
Opera House Trust. More than an opera house /written by Ava Hubble.
Sydney: Sydney Opera House Trust, 1975..
Opera House Trust.
Official Souvenir / Devised by David Brown; written and edited by Ava Hubble.
Sydney: Sydney Opera House Trust, 1973.
Sydney Opera House Trust.
Sydney Opera House. [Booklet produced by the Publicity
Department]. Sydney: Sydney Opera House Trust, [1984?]
Sydney Opera House
Trust. Sydney Opera House - facilities. [Booklet], Sydney: Sydney Opera
House Trust, [1972?]
Sydney Opera House
Trust. Sydney Opera House Utzon design principles. Sydney: Sydney Opera
House Trust, 2002.
Opera House Trust. Venue improvement plan. Sydney: Sydney Opera House
Opera House from the outside in. Sydney: Sydney Opera House Trust in
association with Playbill, 1994.
Harold. The Sydney Opera House as a cultural centre in the community,
Potts Point, NSW: The Sydney Opera House Society, 1973.
A tribute to Jørn Utzon /
edited by Martin Keiding. Copenhagen: Danish Architectural Press, 2008.
With contributions by Tadao Ando, Glenn Murcutt, Richard Leplastrier and
others. Timed to celebrate Jørn Utzon's 90th birthday.
generations. Denmark: Anders Nyborg, Rungsted Kyst, 1988
Inspiration, Vision, Architecture. Hellerup is: Edition Bløndal, 2002.
Reviewing the performance: the design of the Sydney Opera House. Boorawa,
NSW: Watermark Press, 2010..
The other Taj Mahal.
Camberwell: Longman, 1973.
Traces the history, the political dramas and technical aspects of the
Opera House story up to 1973.
Also published as a chapter in Sigfried Giedion's Space, Time and
Architecture (Cambridge: Harvard University Press, 1967)