The Melbourne Convention and Exhibition Centre is a whimsical example of the city’s dynamic new architectural style: facing the river is an immense 450m-long glass wall, while the street entrance has an awning resembling a ski jump propped up by wafer-thin pylons. The complex hosts a range of large-scale public and trade exhibitions, conventions and events, and is worth checking out for its “6 Star Green Star” environmental rating design.

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