Architect Enrico Taglietti, Giralang Primary. Photo: Anthony Basheer

Living Rooms: Taglietti

Architecture + design + craft = an open home with a difference. A rare chance to explore the interior of some of architect Enrico Taglietti’s most iconic buildings and discover pop-up exhibitions with works on sale by local artists, makers and craft practitioners.

11am-12:30pm – Giralang Primary School

Atalumba Close, Giralang ACT

Exhibiting Artists: Catherine Newton, Nick Adams, Robert Schwartz, Debra Juss, Lucy Palmer and Rose-Mary Faulkner


12:30pm-2pm – Holt Townhouses

73 Mockridge Crescent Holt AND 160a Drake Brockman Drive Holt

Exhibiting Artists Mockridge Cres: Karen Lee (Assemblage Project)

Exhibiting Artists Drake Brockman Drive: Wayne Creaser, Sally Blake, Daniel Venables and Abbey Jamieson


SPECIAL EVENT: 2pm-5pm – Italian Ambassador’s Residence

12 Grey Street, Deakin

Exhibiting Artists Fran Romano and Madeline Cardone

*Due to security requirements at the embassy, registration is essential in order to attend this special session at the Ambassador’s residence.  Please book online here, and be sure to bring your photo ID with you on the day in order to gain entry.

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Afterwards, why not finish the day at the DESIGN Canberra Sunday Sessions.   Throughout the festival, important sites for design in Canberra will come alive with the sounds of local musicians, and award-winning architectural pop-up bar the Pop Inn.  This Sunday, join us at Bowen Park for a relaxed afternoon by the lake.

Living Rooms is proudly supported by holly  and Rolfe Classic BMW and presented in association with The Embassy of Italy’s Settimana Vivere all’Italiana, ‘the week of the Italian way of life’.