Modern Melbourne: Phyllis Murphy
Phyllis Murphy, one of two female graduates of architecture in 1949 at the University of Melbourne, is the feature of this episode of Modern Melbourne.
Phyllis Murphy was one of two female graduates of architecture in 1949 at the University of Melbourne. She launched a practice with her husband John Murphy and the firm quickly became known for their interpretation of modernist design. The Murphy practice was also instrumental in design of the Melbourne Olympic Swimming Stadium and in setting up the National Trust in Victoria.