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WA Ballet


WA Ballet art deco feature

WA Ballet Art Deco feature

The West Australian Ballet Company Centre (formerly  the Royal West Australian  Institute and Industrial School for the Blind) (1937)  134 Whatley Cres, Maylands.

Architect: A.E. Clare

This impressive art deco style building houses the West Australian Ballet Company, and was previously known as the Senses Foundation building. It demonstrates a ‘modern’ approach of an industrial building. The style of the building  is Inter-War Stripped Classical with strong art deco detailing, and comprises of  an “L-shaped” form which combined the earlier buildings of a factory, workshops and residential facilities.

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