Archive 2007

Tour Parramatta

On Sunday 6 May, the Parramatta Urban Art and Architecture Tour will start at 2.00pm in front of the Parramatta Visitors Centre, 346A Church Street (next to Lennox Bridge) Parramatta.

Developed by AAA tour leader Janine Campbell, this 2 hour walking tour includes St Patricks Cathedral and the new Police Headquarters.

It also includes much of the urban art that has been installed as an ongoing development of the Western Sydney cultural strategy.

Book now by calling 02 8297 7283 or downloading the booking form here.

Fascinating architecture

Find out why people find Sydney’s architecture fascinating on a Saturday morning walking tour of the cbd.

Tour this Saturday 12 May at 10.30 am and discover Sydney’s architectural secrets with an AAA guide.

This is the original and best tour of the cbd that looks at Sydney’s most significant commercial and public buildings of the late 20th and early 21st centuries.

Download the booking form here or call 02 8297 7283.

Tours start from Australia Square, 95 Pitt Street, Sydney – in front of the fountain in the plaza.

Duration 2 hours. Cost $20 or free to AAA members.

AAA Designbuild World Environment Day Tour

Tone Wheeler one of Sydney’s leading environmental architects will be the guide for a tour of environmentally sustainable buildings in and around Sydney.

The tour is being held on Sunday 3 June and again on Tuesday 5 June, to mark World Environment Day which is 4 June.

The tour complements this year’s Designbuild focus on environmental issues. It takes in both recent public and commercial projects that have been recognised for their green credentials and includes the Victoria Park development and the Bond, headquarters of Lend Lease Corporation.

The tour departs at 9.00am from the Darling Drive entrance to the Exhbition Centre at Darling Harbour and lasts 3.5 hours returning at 12.30pm.

Download a booking form here or call 02 8297 7283 to secure a place on the tour.

Inner west/west residential experience

Tour houses on 16 June and go inside with the architects.

The Inner West/West Suburbs Residential tour is an all day coach tour which includes a gourmet lunch at Jaspers, Hunters Hill.

You will see some of the most interesting contemporary residential architecture with the architects, David Welsh, Ian Moore, Kim Crestani and Gerard Reinmuth.

Tour starts at Customs House, Circular Quay at 9.30 am. Tickets are $175 or $150 for AAA members. Bookings are essential.

Book now by calling 02 8297 7283 or download the booking form from here.