I meet guests at Milson's Point train station where we proceed to walk to Seidler's office complex. Here is where we get to see elements of his work that will echo throughout the walk. From this vantage point we will also view Sydney's first and most controversial tall apartment block. We then continue past Luna Park and Lavender Bay where we discuss Brett Whiteley and walk through Wendy Whiteley's garden. From here we walk the Bridge pausing at the Sirius Building. From here we make our way through The Rocks noting some significant street art. Our next stop is up George street where we enter two examples of Seidler's work as well as contrasting them to the new EY Building. From here we move to Australia Square. From here we enter the Angel Arcade and proceed to the Capita Building. Next and final stop is the MLC Tower. At all these destinations we engage with the architecture, art and history of the sites. At this point guests have easy access to public transport.
I began my first walking tour group in Bangkok while I was living there some years ago. My walks took in many different aspects of Bangkok but I became increasingly interested in Art and Architecture. Sydney is my home town and upon my most recent return I began developing small art and architecture walks. I am particularly interested in modernism and the work of Australia's greatest modernist architect, Harry Seidler. He was also passionate about modern art and many of his buildings contain sculptures, murals, paintings and tapestries.
We will visit six of Harry Seidler's buildings and observe and discuss Blues Point Tower from a vantage point. The sites we visit are: Seidler's Office/apartment; Grosvenor Square; Cove Apartments; Australia Square; Capita Building and the MLC Tower. In between times we will visit North Sydney Pool; Luna Park; Wendy's garden + house; The Bridge; Angel Arcade and some other tucked away laneways.
最多8人參加，年齡須滿16歲。家長可攜帶2歲以下兒童參加。 Guests should be comfortable walking more than 6 kilometres
The walk is roughly 2-3 hours long. A reasonable level of fitness is required as we will be climbing some steps in places. Milson's Point station is not busy so we can meet easily. Meeting time: 10am
Seidler's Sydney: art and architecture