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Sydney Opera House turned down for unesco nomination

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Australian Prime Minister John Howard has refused to nominate the Sydney Opera House for unesco's list of world heritage sites. Swiss architect and urbanist Fritz Stuber, the first visiting Lend Lease professor of urban design at the University of Sydney, has written an open letter to Howard, describing the decision as 'unjustified and difficult to understand' and calling for it to be reversed as soon as possible.

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