Architects

Harry Seidler (1923-2006).

Harry Seidler (1923-2006). There are good examples of Seidler’s residential and commercial work in Canberra.

The biographies

Many of Australia’s leading architects of the modern movement designed houses and buildings in Canberra. Along with a number of important local architects, they played a key role in the development of the city during the Twentieth Century.

Here are some brief biographies of the architects you will encounter while reading about Canberra’s modernist houses—from little-known locals to Australia’s pioneering modernists.