Sydney Open

Sydney Opera House sails with a crane in front and the Sydney Open graphic over the top

Sydney Open Series

A continuation of the Sydney Open annual program throughout the calendar year and will present talks, workshops, and tours

Roughly hewn sandstone steps and entrance looking up to the Butterfly House

The Butterfly House

Designed by Peter McIntyre in 1955, the Butterfly House in Kew, Victoria, challenged conservative postwar architecture in Australia through the use of bold colour and experimental design

Side on view of the exterior of the zinc clad penthouse atop the brick apartment block

The Droga Apartment

Muscling into a tough urban streetscape, the Droga Apartment sits atop a 19th-century brick warehouse that acts as a plinth to its remarkable curved zinc-clad form

This is a photograph of a oval shaped concrete building with a large square glass room protruding at the front of the building. The house is surrounded by grass and trees.

The Gottlieb House

The Gottlieb House, designed and built between 1990 and 1994, provides no clues to its domestic use from the street. Inside, custom designed furnishings, light, form and sheer monumentality create a sense of the theatrical

This is a photograph of a pendant light hanging over a dark timber dining table with a patterned wallpaper in the background

The Jack House

The design and layout of the Jack House challenged the conventional style of 1950s Australia

This is a photograph of the belvedere of the Mooloomba House with a native garden surrounding it

The Mooloomba House

The distinctive belvedere of the Mooloomba House, designed by Andresen O'Gorman Architects in 1995 on the idyllic North Stradbroke Island, has a nest-like affect, providing a peaceful area to enjoy the ocean and night sky view

The Strand Arcade, QVB Sydney Open Series 2024
25 July & 22 August, 5.30pm & 7pm

The Strand Arcade Twilight Tour

Join us for an exclusive guided tour of the Strand Arcade – the last surviving Victorian-era shopping arcade in Sydney

Thursday 25 July 5.30pm–6.30pm
The house Currandooley, 1961. Enrico Taglietti architect.

Two Point Perspective: Enrico Taglietti, a facade of shadows

In this podcast our presenters Rebecca Hawcroft and Kieran McInerney go on the road to western NSW and Canberra to look at the work of an Italian architect

Two Point Perspective: Sydney social housing

In this podcast presenters Rebecca Hawcroft and Kieran McInerney chat with architectural historian and heritage specialist Dr Noni Boyd and architect Dr Michael Zanardo