Unit 3 - The Ideal City

The newly created Commonwealth Government pursued a vision to create a city that would be the finest capital in the world. In 1912 American architect Walter Burley Griffin won an international design competition to design our National Capital. This unit helps students to discover the process behind planning and building Australia's capital city, the planting of Canberra and the iconic Lake Burley Griffin.

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