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Romberg [Romney], Fredericklocked

(b Tsing Tao, China, June 21, 1913; d Melbourne, Nov 18, 1992).
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Australian architect of German origin. He was brought up in Germany but studied architecture at the Eidgenössische Technische Hochschule, Zurich, under Otto Rudolf Salvisberg. He moved to Australia in 1938 and worked briefly for Stephenson & Turner before setting up in private practice. Romberg introduced analytical European Modernism to Australia with his ‘Newburn’ block of flats (...

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