Archive 2006

Sydney Design 06

As part of Sydney Design 06 the AAA is running a full program of tours—walking, bussing and cruising.

We haven’t quite got the online booking sorted out, so in the meantime, you can download a booking form and fax it in. (To download the appropriate form, click on the name of the tour).

Alternatively, deal with us direct by phoning 02 8297 7283.

Bus
Colorbond bus tour of residential and commercial projects Celebrating 40 years.

  • Saturday at 9.30 am: 12 August
  • Cost: $150 includes lunch and bus travel.$120 for AAA members
  • Meet: Customs House, Loftus Street, Circular Quay.

Cruise
Architecture Harbour Cruise Sold Out!
This 90 minute narrated cruise led by Richard Leplastrier will give you a new perspective on the harbour and the city aboard the Deerubbun.

  • Saturday at 2.45 pm: 5 August
  • Cost: $38
  • Departs Circular Quay

Walk
Unless noted otherwise, all walking tours are $15 and AAA members are free. Please arrive 10 minutes before departure. Bring a hat and/or umbrella, these tours go in rain or sunshine.

Sydney City Walk
An insightful look at some of Sydney’s most important buildings, led by the trained AAA guides.

  • Saturdays at 10.30am: 5, 12 & 19 August
  • Meet: Australia Square, Pitt Street, in front of fountain in plaza.

Walk through time
Find out how Sydney went from the brick austerity of Hyde Park Barracks to the Glass and Steel sleekness of World Square. A guided tour of some of Sydney most important buildings from 1788 to 2004.

  • Saturdays at 10.30am: 5, 12, 19, 26 August.
  • Meet: Hyde Park Barracks, Macquarie Street in front of main gate.

Harbour Edge Walk
Look at some of architecture’s most interesting buildings lining the edge of Sydney’s harbour.

  • Sundays at 2.00pm: 6 August, 13 August
  • Meet: Entrance to Doyles Restaurant, Overseas Passenger Terminal, Circular Quay.

City Bar tour
Let our trained guides show you how architecture has redefined the bar experience in Sydney.

  • Monday at 5.30pm: 7 August
  • Friday at 5.30pm: 11 August
  • Meet: meeting place will be confirmed at time of booking.

Surry Hills Walk
Explore one of Sydney’s most fascinating suburbs

  • Saturdays at 2.00pm: 5, 12, 19 and 26 August
  • Meet: meeting place will be confirmed at time of booking.

Parramatta Urban Art and Architecture Walk
An insightful look at some of Parramatta’s urban change including the integration of urban art and architecture to achieve Parramatta and Western Sydney’s cultural strategy. Led by Janine Campbell.

  • Sundays at 2.00pm: 13 August
  • Meet: Parramatta Visitors Centre,

Architects choice walks
Join some of Sydney’s leading architects to find out how architecture has shaped our city.

Ben Gerstl’s tours of Castlecrag Sold Out!

  • Saturdays at 2.00pm: 12 and 19 August
  • Cost: $15. AAA members are free.
  • Meet: Castlecrag Shops, Edinburgh Road, Castlecrag

Lawrence Nield’s tour of Sydney

  • Saturday at 2.00pm: 5 August
  • Cost: $15. AAA members are free.
  • Departs from Capitol Theatre, Haymarket

Peter John Cantrill’s tour of Sydney

  • Saturday at 2.00pm: 6 August.
  • Cost: $15. AAA members are free.
  • Meet: Meeting place confirmed when booking

Peter Tonkin’s tour of Sydney

  • Sunday at 10.30 am: 20 August
  • Cost: $15. AAA members are free.
  • Meet: Meeting place confirmed when booking.

Philip Thalis tour of Sydney

  • Sunday at 2.00pm: 20 August
  • Cost: $15. AAA members are free.
  • Meet: Meeting place confirmed when booking

Gevork Hartoonian’s tour of Harry Seidler towers

  • Sunday at 2.00 pm: 6 August
  • Sunday at 10.30 am: 13 August
  • Cost $15.00 AAA members are free.
  • Meet: Meeting place confirmed when booking

Richard Johnson’s tour of the Sydney Opera House Sold Out!

  • Tuesday at 10.30 am: 8 August
  • Cost: $25.00
  • Meet: Stage Door underneath the main steps of the Opera House, Bennelong Point.
  • Duration: Approximately 1.5 hours.

Port Kembla tour Sold Out!
A tour of Bluescope’s steel works plus a South Coast house

  • Wednesday at 8.30 am: 16 August
  • completely sponsored by Bluescope Steel ‘“ no cost so book now
  • Meet: Customs House, Loftus Street, Circular Quay.
  • Duration: Approximately 8 hours.

University Building tour
A tour of Newcastle University’s outstanding collection of award winning buildings.

  • Sunday 20 August at 10.00 am
  • Cost $15. AAA members are free
  • Meet: University of Newcastle, Callaghan Road, Newcastle.