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50 Edmund Barton Building. Architect Harry Seidler & Associates. Photo Max Dupain, 1976 © Penelope Seidler
50 Edmund Barton Building. Architect Harry Seidler & Associates. Photo Max Dupain, 1976 © Penelope Seidler

Architecture Tours

Back by popular demand.

Mid-Century:

Go behind the scenes of iconic, awarded and influential design. Visitors can join intimate group tours providing unique access and insight to key mid-century architectural projects throughout Canberra including acclaimed Sydney architect Michael Dysart’s Wybalena Grove (1974-77), internationally renowned architect Harry Seidler’s Edmund Barton Building 1970-74; Araba Place, Aranda which features multiple examples of outstanding projects by notable architects such as Ernest Munns, Roger and Anthony Pegrum and  Enrico Taglietti; as well as notable residences in the inner suburb of Campbell designed by architects Theo Bischoff and Neville Ward.

Contemporary:

Enjoy small group tours of recent award winning contemporary architecture including Lemon Wedge House designed by Philip Leeson Architects (the 2020 Malcolm Moir and Heather Sutherland Award for Residential Architecture’s ACT House of The Year) and recently announced national winner of the 2020 HIA Australian GreenSmart Multi Dwelling Development, The Village by Light House Architecture and Science.