Archive 2010

Merry Christmas


The Board of the Australian Architecture Association would like to wish all members and friends a very merry Christmas and a safe and happy New Year.

We look forward to seeing you on our tours throughout January (listed below) and all through the year ahead. We have an exciting program planned including our first overseas tours; The Road to Rome in June and September with more in the planning stages.

Download the AAA Christmas Flyer


Featured Walk

Sculpture of the City Experience
Saturday 15 January 2011 from 2:00PM - 4:00 PM
Departs Australia Square
Includes Calders ‘Crossed Blades' commissioned as part of Harry Seidler's Australia Square tower project and also looks at sculptures that caused controversy like Tom Bass's P & O Fountain in Hunter Street, more frequently referred to as ‘The Urinal'

Click here to book online today



Share your love for architecture!

Share your love for architecture with your family and friends this Christmas!

Get a AAA membership for your loved ones this year.  As AAA members, they will enjoy unlimited free guided architecture walks, discounted tours to buildings otherwise inaccessible to the public, talks by renowned architects and other exciting events in the new year.

We are also offering the AAA boxed set of cards and gift membership as a package deal.  The set includes 24 cards reproduced from original drawings by 24 Australian architects.  All the proceeds from the boxed set will go to the AAA Fund to support a children's program to broader their awareness of sustainable architecture, our architectural heritage and the design process.

Gift Membership Packages:

1. 1 Year Individual Membership: $165
2. 1 Year Individual Membership with Boxed Set of Cards: $210 + $10 p+h
3. 1 Year AAA Senior/Student Membership: $75
4. 1 Year AAA Senior/Student Membership with Boxed Set of Cards $120 + $10 p+h

Download the order form now and fax or email it back to us by 15 December 2010.

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2010 Sydney Architecture Festival

saf-logo-2010-nodate-lg20 October to 7 November 2010

The Annual Sydney Architecture Festival celebrates the city's architecture and aims to engage the public in exploring aspects of the built environment.

The AAA has some great tours planned again for the Festival, including the popular Architecture Harbour Cruise on Saturday 6 November which is sure to be an unforgetable experience with architect Nick Hollo leading the tour.

Discover Sydney by going on the Sydney City Architecture Walk; find out about Macquarie Street in the Governor's Street walking tour or learn about the history of the vibrant, inner city suburb of Surry Hills with the AAA trained guides.

Events for the Festival will be held across the City of Sydney and will also feature talks, exhibitions, children's activities and much more. For more information on the Festival, go to

Sydney Design 2010

sydney_design_2010Through it's dynamic events, activities, discussions and lectures, Sydney Design creates a platform for the convergence of design lovers with respected photographers, stylists, craftspeople, designers, curators and artists.

Visit the Powerhouse Museum as often as you like for 16 days during the festival with a Sydney Design Pass. Includes unlimited daytime admission between 31 July and 15 August 2010.

Annual General Meeting 2010

Please be informed that the Committee of the Australian Architecture Association is calling an Annual General Meeting at 6pm on Tuesday 29th June 2010 at the Seidler Apartment
Level 5, 2A Glen Street Milsons Point

Here are the relevant documents:





All AAA members are welcome. We look forward to seeing you there.

David McCrae
Secretary AAA

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