• Sydney City Walk

    Sydney City Walk - Book Early for 33% off Early Bird Discount

  • Walk Through Time

    Walk Through Time - Half price for Seniors Card holders!

  • Twilight Walk

    Twilight Walk - Book Early for 33% off Early Bird Discount

Residential Bus Tour - April 2015

Don't miss out on the first AAA Open House Residential Bus Tour for 2015 on Saturday 11 April.

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Enjoy a relaxing and informative day exploring inside some of the most interesting new and renovated contemporary residential architecture in the inner suburbs of Sydney. Featured on the day will be residences designed by such architects as Connor + Solomon Architects, Sam Crawford Architects, and David Boyle Architects.

Meet the architects and learn about how the houses were designed and built.

This is an all day bus tour which includes lunch, commentary and coach travel.

Tour Details:
Date: Saturday 11 April 2015
Time: 9.30am - 5.30pm
Tickets: $195 (Public) / $175 (AAA Members)

Tickets will sell out fast, so book now to learn how the designs evolved and be inspired!

Click here to secure your place on the tour.

  • Article: Vanessa Couzens
  • Images: Exterior of the Llewelyn Street House designed by Connor + Solomon architects. Photographer: Luc Redmond

 

2015 Walk Discounts

Take advantage of the discounts being offered in 2015 for the AAA walking tours.

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Don’t miss out on the AAA Twilight Walk being offered in daylight saving for only $15 per person or the weekly run Sydney City Walk for $20 or even better purchase an early bird ticket for $15. A favourite tour is The Rocks Walk which meanders around the foreshores of Sydney harbour, see and hear about the development of Barangaroo and how Walsh Bay was redeveloped.

The abovenamed tours and many more are available throughout 2015. Book now!

At Home With the Architect - Chris Brookes

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This month the Australian Architecture Association has a fabulous house featured in our open house series 'At Home With the Architect'. The house will be opened on Sunday 30 November and features the work of Brookes Associates Architects.

Chris Brookes B Arch (UNSW) FRAIA established his practice Brookes Associates Architects in 1983 after working in award winning practices such as Edwards Madigan Torzillo & Briggs (now HBO+EMTB) and Fombertaux Rice Hanly (now Rice Daubney), where he became a director.

Brookes Associates Architects operates out of Balmain in a building designed by the practice. While growing into a boutique designer of individual homes, the practice continues to undertake all types of projects. In 1980 Chris enhanced his considerable construction knowledge by obtaining a builders licence and constructing a number of house projects over 20 years concurrently with running his architectural practice. Chris has also served as an examiner in architectural practice for the NSW Architects Registration Board.

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The practice has had many homes featured in 'Houses', 'Luxury Home Design', and 'Contemporary Home Design' magazines. It has won two Commonwealth Bank / Master Builders Association 'Excellence In Housing' awards for new houses. With his design for a hydrotherapy pool building for people with disabilities, Chris won the BHP competition for community projects open to architects Australia wide. The practice has completed many projects for Sylvanvale Disability Services catering for people with special needs. Chris has also won a limited architectural competition to design a golf Teaching Facility building at the Lakes Golf Club, Sydney.

Tour Details:
House Location: Sylvania Waters
Please note the address will be forwarded to ticket holders in the days preceding the tour.
Tickets: $30 (Early Bird) / $40 (Public) / $25 (AAA Members)
Time: 11.00am - 1.00pm
Date: Sunday 30 November 2014

Don't miss out, places for the tour are limited. Enjoy early bird discounts by booking now!

Enjoy a great discount on tickets for the At Home With the Architect open house series in 2015 by visiting our Pozible campaign 'Keep Architecture Open to Everyone'.

  • Article: Vanessa Couzens
  • Images: provided by Brookes Associates Architects
  • Image 1: Exterior view of the Sylvania Waters residence
  • Image 2: Interior view of the Sylvania Waters Residence
  • Photographers: Real Photo

 

At Home with the Architect (NSW)

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