Sydney Open 2015
Dr Chau Chak Wing Building, UTS Business School. Source: Sydney Living Museums.
Walk inside and around 50 landmark Sydney buildings by architect greats, Architecture & Design, 24 September 2015
Sydney Open, a signature event that showcases the city’s architectural heritage to the world, will return next month with more than 50 treasured buildings opening their doors to the public.
To be held on Sunday 1 November 2015, this year will mark the 11th year of the event, which opens the doors to some of the city’s best architecture each year.
Presented by Sydney Living Museums, Sydney Open provides Sydneysiders and visitors alike, the opportunity to enjoy behind-the-scenes access to some of the city’s best loved or hidden architectural gems.
Mark Goggin, Executive Director of Sydney Living Museums describes Sydney Open as a celebration of the city’s architectural heritage, showcasing contemporary architecture and innovative urban design. This year’s program includes landmark towers and cultural places, underground tunnels and sacred spaces across the CBD as well as the thriving Ultimo and Chippendale precincts.
New buildings on the 2015 tour include University of Technology Sydney’s award-winning Science Faculty building designed by Durbach Block Jaggers in association with BVN Architecture, and the Dr Chau Chak Wing Building designed by renowned architect Frank Gehry, with the ABC Ultimo Centre, headquarters of the Australian national broadcaster also in the neighbourhood.