Historical information

Robin Boyd was appointed Exhibits Architect for the Australian Pavilion at Expo ‘70 in Osaka and travelled to Osaka several times in 1969-1970. Boyd designed the innovative Space Tube, which had over 25 exhibition boxes, projecting from it. Amongst the topics covered were Australian scientific innovation (including brain research, immunology, Antarctic research, Snowy Mountains Hydro-Electric Power Scheme, rainmaking, and the night sky), Australian sport, house interiors, car manufacturing, Australian music and art, and Japanese-Australian relations.

Physical description

Colour slide in a mount. Space Tube, Australian Pavilion, Expo '70, Osaka, Japan (Architect: Robin Boyd.)

Inscriptions & markings

Made in Australia / 35 / DEC 69M8