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NSW Government Announces Sale of Sirius

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The NSW government recently announced that the controversial Sirius social housing complex, designed by Tao Gofers in 1979 - has been sold for redevelopment to the company Sirius Developments.

Plans are to retain the Sirius building complex and refurbish. Australian architectural practice BVN have been commissioned to design the refurbishment as well as the addition of new apartments.

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You can see the Sirius on the Australian Architecture Association's - The Rocks Walk.

The next walk takes place: Sunday 21 July 2019. Click here to book your place on the tour.

Click here to visit ArchitectureAU and learn more about the development.

  • Image 1: The Sirius social housing complex in The Rocks Sydney. (Photographer: Vanessa Couzens)
  • Image 2: A visualisation of BVN's proposed refurbishment of the Sirius social housing complex.
    (Image sourced from ArchitectureAU Article: Sirius sold for $150m; BVN to design refurbishment, by Linda Cheng,2 Jul 2019)