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Roy Grounds

Sir Roy Burman Grounds (18 December 1905 to 7 March 1981), was one of Australia's leading architects of the modern movement.


Leyser House (1951) Hume Street (formerly known as Studley Street) Triangular House

Source: Photo by Peter Wille, State Library Victoria, Pictures collection --  http://www.slv.vic.gov.au/pictoria/gid/slv-pic-aab59397  Additional photos by Lyle Fowler (thumbnails) http://www.slv.vic.gov.au/pictoria/gid/slv-pic-aab85556, http://www.slv.vic.gov.au/pictoria/gid/slv-pic-aab85556/1/a38549 and http://www.slv.vic.gov.au/pictoria/gid/slv-pic-aab85556/1/a38550

This was Melbourne's first house on a triangular plan, now noted in the the RAIA Twentieth Century Buildings Register.


Biographical Links

Australian Dictionary of Biography http://adbonline.anu.edu.au/biogs/A170466b.htm




Hamann, Conrad, Grounds, Romberg and Boyd in Tanner, Howard, Architects of Australia, South Melbourne. Macmillan, 1981 (Book)


Cuffley, Peter, Australian Houses of the Twenties and Thirties, The Five Mile Press, Melbourne, 1989 (includes Leyser Triangle House)