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Seidler's Sydney: art and architecture

Milsons Point, Ástralía

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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.
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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
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…

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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.
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fös., 14. maí
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10:00 - 13:00
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fim., 27. maí
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10:00 - 13:00
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10:00 - 13:00
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Staðsetning

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.

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Phil
apríl 2021
This is a great experience that shows you some real hidden gems on both sides of the harbour. Get lucky with the weather (we did!) and you’ll have a wonderful time. We learnt lots, loved it all. Paul is a great easy going guide/host We came to this tour from a recommendation and would thoroughly recommend to others. I reckon even lifelong Sydneysiders would see and learn something new
This is a great experience that shows you some real hidden gems on both sides of the harbour. Get lucky with the weather (we did!) and you’ll have a wonderful time. We learnt lots,…
Alison
apríl 2021
Enjoyed a wonderful morning walk with Paul looking at Sydney with a new lens. Paul was very knowledgeable and interesting to listen too.
Inge
apríl 2021
This tour provided insight to some of Sydney’s iconic buildings. Paul’s colourful story telling, through the lens of Australia’s well renown architect - Seidler and selective artists - made the walk fun and informative! I saw and learnt new things about Sydney...and some of its history. Thanks Paul!
This tour provided insight to some of Sydney’s iconic buildings. Paul’s colourful story telling, through the lens of Australia’s well renown architect - Seidler and selective arti…
Greg
febrúar 2021
Paul’s walk opened my eyes to parts of Sydney I never knew existed even though I’m a Sydneysider. The walk takes you to some of the most iconic views in the city as well as some of its most quirky and picturesque lanes and gardens. Paul gave a comprehensive and well informed account of Seidler’s history and the development and architectural significance of his most impressive Sydney CBD buildings. A very enjoyable and informative tour.
Paul’s walk opened my eyes to parts of Sydney I never knew existed even though I’m a Sydneysider. The walk takes you to some of the most iconic views in the city as well as some of…
Robert
desember 2020
We loved this walking tour. Paul not only knows his stuff - he is passionate about Seidler's architecture and that of Seidler's contemporaries, mentors and friends. Paul's genuine enthusiasm is contagious. I liked learning about Seidler's background, and visiting other sights in the area as well as Seidler's buildings, eg Wendy Whiteley's secret garden. We covered a lot of ground, and the walk over the Harbour Bridge was very special. Thanks, Paul. We're already looking forward to your next tour!
We loved this walking tour. Paul not only knows his stuff - he is passionate about Seidler's architecture and that of Seidler's contemporaries, mentors and friends. Paul's genuine…
Althea
mars 2020
This was a great walk and an excellent way to spend a morning in Sydney and which opened my eyes and mind to Seidler’s architecture. Paul is an excellent guide who is not only extremely knowledgable on the subject of Harry Seidler but he passed on lots of interesting information on public and street art, social history, and areas and buildings we passed on our walk. It was fascinating to hear not only about Seidler’s designs but his links with developers, engineers, artists and designers as well as his family. I finished the walk with a better understanding of his influence on Sydney architecture and its skyline and great admiration for his design. As well as the Seidler buildings it was a bonus to visit Wendy Whitley’s Garden and to walk across the bridge en route. This tour was excellent value and most enjoyable and I thoroughly recommend it.
This was a great walk and an excellent way to spend a morning in Sydney and which opened my eyes and mind to Seidler’s architecture. Paul is an excellent guide who is not only ext…

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