Join us for our first-ever digital Sydney Open going live 6-8 November. We invite you to discover your city in new ways with our line-up of live streamed talks, never before seen content, self-guided audio tours and more.
Meet our Sydney Open patron
Clover Moore, Lord Mayor City of Sydney
As our first-ever Sydney Open patron, Lord Mayor Clover Moore joins us in celebrating Sydney’s architecture and urban design through this year’s unique program.
We look forward to sharing a special interview with Clover Moore and more across the Sydney Open weekend, exploring her ideas on this year’s themes of City, Garden and Home.
Meet our ambassadors
Jess Miller, Councillor City of Sydney
Georgina Reid, Founder of The Planthunter
Aidan Anderson, Founder of The Local Project
2020 Program Sneak Peek
Reconnect with your city and enjoy a selection of curated online experiences exploring the role of architecture and urban design in Sydney’s past, present and future.
Enjoy a new self-guided audio tour around the CBD, virtual tours of secret spaces, galleries, live-streamed talks, interviews and more across the Sydney Open weekend.
From city parks to open spaces and gardens, join us as we explore the green spaces around us – now more important than ever!
Get excited for a new self-guided audio tour around Sydney’s gardens and parks, our yet to be launched Paradise on Earth exhibition, image galleries, interviews, stories from our archives and more.
Go behind the closed doors of the inspiring homes of Sydney, explore their architecture and interior design, and discover what makes a house a home from the comfort of your very own.
Enjoy our new “At Home with…" videos, curated image galleries, best of Sydney Open houses and more going live across the Sydney Open weekend.
Friday 6 November, 7.30pm-8.30pm
Join us for the opening event in our Sydney Open 2020 live-streamed talk series and weekend-long celebration of architecture. Hear from influential speakers as they discuss how existing architecture can be transformed and adapted for new uses.
The Future of Sydney
Sunday 8 November, 11am-12 noon
Be part of a thought-provoking conversation about the future of Sydney. Hear from an engaging line-up of speakers from government, design and architecture and have your say with a live Q&A.
Sunday 8 November, 3pm-4pm
What does 'modern heritage' mean? Join Sydney’s leading architectural thinkers for a vigorous debate on what makes a building important enough to preserve, and learn about the battles often involved in defining a building’s value.
Explore the city in new ways with our self-guided audio tours. Discover urban gardens, open spaces and significant architecture around the city – all at your own pace!
Featuring Colin Bisset, writer, traveller and contributor to ABC Radio National's Blueprint for living in conversation with experts across landscape design and architecture.