Category Archives: Harry Seidler

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Modifications to the Edmund Barton building

Disturbing news report from the Sydney Morning Herald about the fitout of Harry Seidler’s heritage listed Edmund Barton building on Kings Avenue. It seems like the consultation with Seidler and Associates promised by the owners of the building, Stocklands, isn’t working out so well. The … Read More

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Heritage: striking a balance

As reported in the Sydney Morning Herald (23 October, 2006), a house in Lurline Bay, Sydney, designed by Harry Seidler in 1963, is under threat of demolition. The listing agent says that the new owner will probably demolish the house, since it’s a modest place … Read More

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Lakeview townhouses, Yarralumla

‘Lakeview’, at 127 Hopetoun Circuit, Yarralumla, is a group of 11 townhouses facing Lake Burley Griffin designed by Harry Seidler in 1982 and completed in 1984. The townhouses enjoy an uninterrupted northerly view of the Lake and Black Mountain, with the design of the group … Read More

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Garran Housing Group

The Garran Housing Group comprised a group of 58 two bedroom and 43 three bedroom houses for families of University fellows and research scholars. The group was designed by Harry Seidler & Associates from 1964-1968 for the Australian National University (ANU). The houses were located … Read More

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Campbell Group Housing

The Campbell Group Housing comprises a group of 42 apartments and 32 attached houses in nine buildings and was designed by Harry Seidler & Associates in 1964 for the Australian National University (ANU). Construction was completed in 1968. The ANU sold the houses and apartments … Read More

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11 Northcote Crescent, Deakin

11 Northcote Crescent, Deakin was designed by Harry Seidler & Associates in 1951-52 for Mr I G Bowden. Construction was completed in 1955. The house is an early example of the post-war international style with its cubiform shape, Corbusian window motif, overhang for shade, plain … Read More

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Harry Seidler

Harry Seidler was born in Vienna in 1923, arriving in Australia in 1948 from the United States. He is recognised as one of Australia’s leading architects of the modern movement and the first architect in Australia to fully express the principles of the Bauhaus. In … Read More