Sydney Architecture Festival

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Sydney Architecture Festival
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Enjoy four days of talks, tours and architecture installations in Western Sydney

The 11th Sydney Architecture Festival takes place over the Labour Day long weekend with talks, tours and exhibitions that celebrate our city’s architectural highlights. This year, the festival is focusing on Sydney’s future heritage in Western Sydney with a hub in Parramatta and the unveiling of a contemporary, architect-designed mosque in Punchbowl. There’ll be a series of events showcasing Brutalist buildings, including architect-led walking tours of the Sirius building, the Surry Hills Police Centre and Sydney Masonic Centre.

There’ll also be a free exhibition called Finding Sydney’s Missing Middle that looks at the kind of homes we might see in the future. The Festival concludes with a keynote speech by American architect, academic, curator and author Prof Kristien Ring who will drawing on her research into how cities benefit from greater density.

See the dates and times tab for full details of the festival.

By: Emma Joyce

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