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Biographical entry Irwin, William Lyle (Bill) (1917 - 2000)

Born
31 July 1917
Ballarat, Victoria, Australia
Died
7 December 2000
Australia
Occupation
Engineer

Summary

Bill Irwin worked with a group of architects to design the swimming stadium for the 1956 Melbourne Olympics. Other buildings that Irwin provided structural engineering solutions for included the Australian Academy of Science dome in Canberra, BHP House in Melbourne, and university buildings at the University of Melbourne, Monash University, La Trobe University and the Australian National University.

Published resources

Newspaper Articles

  • Forbes, Jim, 'Obituary: William Lyle (Bill) Irwin, Engineer', The Age, 25 January 2001. Details

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