Recognised as a distinctive landmark defining the Perth skyline, 108 St Georges Terrace is a unique property playing an important role in the city's rich history.
The newly remodelled, reopened and rebranded retail precinct at the base of 140 William Street, known simply as 140, is a great spot for a city pit stop this Open House Perth Weekend.
The Bell Tower is a purpose built 82.5m high copper and glass campanile housing 12 bells donated from St Martin-in-the-Fields church in London as part of the 1988 national Bicentennial celebrations.
Bishops See Gardens represents an historic location for the social and cultural development of Western Australia, and is one of the best kept secrets within Perth’s Central Business District.
The first showroom of its kind in WA, Brickworks Design Studio provides an intricately designed space to help select from Brickworks wide range of products.
The City of Perth Library designed by Kerry Hill Architects sits at the heart of Perth's redeveloped Cathedral Square precinct and is a brand new vibrant community hub with a distinctive cylindrical form.
Built in 1888, St George's Cathedral is the principal Anglican church in Perth, the mother-church of the Anglican Diocese of Perth and the centrepiece of the city's new Cathedral Square area.
The State Buildings sit within the Cathedral Square precinct, on the corner of St Georges Terrace and Barrack Street in the centre of Perth, one of the most significant heritage precincts in Western Australia.
Aurelio Costarella is WA’s best-loved and most successful fashion designer. Check out his latest collection in his State Buildings boutique this Open House Perth weekend.
Clean Slate Skin Care is a WA owned and operated vegan, small batch soap, skin care & candle manufacturer with a new retail outlet within the newly renovated State Buildings.
Ginger B is a gift shop with a difference, specialising in boutique gift hampers which showcase local artisans and feature unique items with a sustainable ethos.
With an unwavering commitment to the traditional handcrafting process and techniques of jewellery design and creation, Rohan Jewellery showcases original designs which are individually handcrafted locally in their Leederville Studio and Workshop.
For chocolate lovers Sue Lewis Chocolatier is a very welcome addition to the retail quarter of the newly renovated State Buildings.
Teassential is a Western Australian owned and operated small tea company born out of a passion for exquisite tea and a love of beautiful design.
The Honeycake, previously Fremantle's best kept culinary secret, has moved to Perth's newly renovated State Buildings.
Experienced barista, Luke Arnold, offers meticulously crafted coffee using the best locally roasted beans and expert techniques.
Cameron Chisholm Nicol is an architectural, urban and interior design practice that has been working in Perth for 132 years. Their studio is a great example of adaptive re-use and sustainable design.
COX's WA office is a great example of adaptive re-use - a sensitive conversion of an existing heritage building into a creative studio environment.
Built in the Federation and Free Style, the Curtin Graduate School of Business offers an interesting glimpse into Perth City’s history.
Curtin University has recently established a new Law School campus in Perth’s Central Business District within the existing 1912 heritage listed building located at 57 Murray Street.
Housed in the oldest stone building in the Perth central business district, Curtin University St Georges Terrace brings Curtin University to the city.
The District Court of WA sits on the site previously home to St George’s Hall theatre (1870). Construction of the courts saw the integration of the original, heritage listed portico of St George’s Hall, into the façade of the purpose built building.
Take a walking tour hosted by the Metropolitan Redevelopment Authority around Perth's new waterfront.
This church is a deceptively simple slab of Art Deco style that is reminiscent of early 20th Century New York. It could pass for a monument in itself and has strong geometrical lines and, despite its relatively short stature, a distinctly vertical emphasis.
FORM is an independent not for profit organisation that develops and promotes local art and creativity.
FLUX is Perth's newest co-working space supporting communities of innovation and creativity through a mix of co-working, resident desks, offices, event space and meeting rooms.
One of Australia's largest design practices, HASSELL is a leading architecture, interiors, landscape and urban design studio with more than 700 employees internationally.
His Majesty's Theatre is an Edwardian Baroque theatre which was constructed from 1902 to 1904 during Perth's gold rush period and is an iconic building in our city's CBD.
Open House Perth is proud to be opening one of Cox Architecture's brand new Kings Square buildings to the public. 10 Telethon Avenue is the smallest of three new towers and sits on the Roe Street side of the Link site, adjacent to the end of the Lake Street.
Perth City Link will reconnect the CBD with Northbridge for the first time in 100 years, and in the process create a vibrant new mixed-us
London House is one of Perth’s premier office buildings and contains a number of interesting features including an award winning lobby.
Mimic Lab offers an opportunity to have a hands-on experience with the latest Virtual Reality & Augmented Reality devices and platforms previously unseen in Australia.
Take a walking tour around Western Australia’s most important public infrastructure project in generations.
The P&O Building is a seven storey office building built in 1929 as the WA office of the Orient Steam Navigation Company. Take a tour to the rooftop of the building and appreciate its place within the heart of our city.
Designed by internationally renowned architect, Harry Seidler, this 43-storey tower won a multitude of state and national design awards upon its completion in 1991.
Roberts Day's new office fitout is the latest project completed by Post-Architecture, the brainchild of the 2015 National Emerging Architect, Nic Brunsdon.
Spacecubed is WA's largest co-working space and hub for the entrepreneurial community of Perth.
The Flour Factory is an inner city public house across three floors of a historic 100 year old flour mill in Queen Street in Perth’s central business district.
Varnish on King is a boutique small bar which has been operating in the basement of the heritage listed Smithmore House since 2013 and specialises in great food and an extensive whisky, wine and beer menu.
Founded in 1868, with the current clubhouse built in 1905, the WA Rowing Club is the last remaining rowing club on the Swan River foreshore.
Woods Bagot's brand new offices are situated in the newly renovated Palace Hotel, which has been skilfully and tastefully restored whilst also complimented with a contemporary and stylish office fitout.
The Alex Hotel is Perth's newest boutique hotel. Nestled at the end of James Street it couldn't be any closer to the sights and sounds of Northbridge and the CBD.
Beau Est Mien Prints and Design is a printmaking studio and design shop in Northbridge dedicated to the joy of creating.
Take a pit stop at Northbridge's coolest and newest gelateria this Open House Perth weekend.
Located in the heart of Northbridge, Comet Pizza will be Perth’s newest gourmet pizzeria.
North Metropolitan TAFE's CUT Mine is a pioneering learning resource and the only facility of its kind in Western Australia. Flat shoes must be worn on this tour please.
The Perth Institute of Contemporary Art (PICA) is a longstanding organisation supporting the development and presentation of contemporary art in Perth.
Robert Muir Old & Rare Books was established in 1973 and based for the first 42 years in Nedlands until it moved into a two storey heritage listed stables building on Lindsay Street in Northbridge in 2015.
The SODA Apartments represent the outcome of an ideal relationship between architect, builder and developer.
Opened in 2011, the State Theatre Centre of WA presents a diverse range of contemporary performing arts.
Architects vittinoAshe and designers Studio Field's workspace on Hoy Poy Street in Northbridge.
The Constitutional Centre of Western Australia was established to encourage people of all ages and backgrounds to learn more about how our political system works and how to participate in it more fully.
The Hippocampus Metropolitan Distillery is a brand new small batch distillery based on Gordon Street in West Perth.
The Bali Memorial was commissioned in honour of the victims of the terrorist bombing in Bali and those individuals and institutions that provided help and care during the aftermath of the tragic event.
The Federation Walkway is carefully located to enable visitors a range of experiences within the Botanic Garden and to highlight WA's native flora and fauna, the escarpment and river estuary.
Rio Tinto Naturescape Kings Park is a place for children to connect with nature and learn to appreciate the unique Western Australian environment.
Aspects of Kings Park is a gallery and retail environment for the highest quality contemporary Australian and Western Australian craft and design.
The Botanic Terraces and Botanic Pavilion opened in Kings Park in 2015 to celebrate the 50th anniversary of the WA Botanic Garden.
Originally located in Adelaide Terrace, construction of ABC Perth’s new home in East Perth was completed in 2005. The new building achieves a stimulating and healthy work environment that is able to change in line with the future demands of the ABC.
Located in a light-filled corner of the old Boan’s warehouse conversion in East Perth, Arrival Hall showcases a carefully edited selection of some of the most existing designer home & lifestyle products around.
Claisebrook Design Community is a co-working space for everybody from the solo freelancer to the industrial mad-scientist.
Gladstone Street Farm is located on a previously vacant lot on the eastern fringe of the Perth CBD where they have developed a thriving environmental, social enterprise.
Gloucester Park is the home of harness racing in Western Australia and is located on the banks of the Swan River in East Perth.
Guerrilla Creative is a not-for-profit community for designers and creatives in Perth, bridging the gap between education and industry.
The North Metropolitan TAFE's GreenSkills Centre is a model of sustainable design and has achieved a 6 star Green Star Rating.
Home to WA’s premier ballet company, the West Australian Ballet Centre is located on the historic site of the former WA Institute for the Blind in Maylands.
Whipper Snapper Distillery is Perth's first urban whiskey distillery. Their whiskey brings together hundreds of years of distilling experience to bring a taste that has stood the test of time, with great Australian ingredients.
The Wesley College Old Boys Memorial Chapel was constructed in 1961 under the tenure of the Headmaster of the College, Mr Norman Roy Collins.
This house is an infill development on a small rear block bounded on two sides by Dolce Lane.
This 1937 Art Deco bungalow has been extensively renovated and extended to allow it to accommodate a growing family and the owners' busy design practice.
Home of award winning architect Jonathan Lake Architects the North Perth House is an exceptional home on a small site in North Perth.
Union Street Residence is the home of Joe Chindarsi of Chindarsi Architects, one of Western Australia’s most sought after residential architectural practices.
ANZAC Cottage was built in one day on February 12,1916 by the community of Mount Hawthorn as a home for a returned wounded soldier and his family and as a memorial for those who lost their lives in the tragic Gallipoli landing.
CASA31 is result of five years of renovation combining an historic 1930s home with a modern extension.
Architects Di Lanzo & Partner have optimised the possibilities of an elevated site, providing a house with ample space, amenity, flexibility, outlook, and privacy.
Foyer Oxford provides young people with fully self-contained transitional housing for up to two years, combined with personalised social supports and opportunities to access employment, education and training.
Hillam Architects is a progressive, innovative and design-orientated architectural firm based in Subiaco.
MJA_studio are the Architectural firm currently working on a number proposals to bring primary and secondary schooling back to the Perth CBD.
No. 3 Northwood Street is home to an eclectic community incorporating a charming hole-in-the-wall cafe and a vibrant shared work space.
The brief for this house was to demolish the existing 1970’s brick and tile dwelling and create a contemporary family home that would be timeless, refined and respond to the site.
Saint Denis Catholic Church in Joondana was designed by Ernest Rossen and is perhaps one of WA’s most interesting modernist buildings.
The Boulevarde House consists of additions to a corner shop house, transforming an inflexible type into a comfortable family home in a garden setting.
This project celebrates the character and charm of an existing 1903 workers cottage situated on this compact inner city block by contrasting and blending its period features with a contemporary rear addition.
177 York Street started life as a joinery workshop, built in the 1960s., before being converted into office space and now medical consulting rooms.
Aria Luxury Apartments is the centrepiece of a new, coastal residential development in Swanbourne.
Brooklyn Barbershop is an old school barbershop for the modern man in Claremont designed by young design practice AJCD.
Drop into one of Perth's best-known fashion boutique's new store in Claremont this Open House Weekend.
Emerald Store is a new ladies boutique in Claremont designed by young design practice AJCD.
Built in the mid-1880s, The Station Master’s House and The Goods Shed are part of Claremont Station’s original infrastructure. Respectfully and imaginatively restored with many original features intact, this old freight shed now functions as Perth’s newest cultural hub.
The refurbished Station Master’s House is once more a hive of activity, this time as FORM’s HQ. The graceful single storey wing is office space, while the adjoining two-storey building houses meeting rooms, further offices and a kitchenette.
This striking white masonry box with carefully composed deeply recessed windows was designed and built as a showroom for furniture designer David Foulkes-Taylor by architect Julius Elischer in 1965.
Inspired by the humble beach shack, this modern home makes various contextual references to its beachside location.
Winthrop Hall was designed as a grand ceremonial hall, and is used for graduation ceremonies, concerts, balls and theatrical events. The Senate Room is where the 21 members of Senate meet to manage the affairs of the University.
At its highest point Winthrop Hall’s clock tower measures 150 feet. As well as the clock, it has six rooms that originally accommodated staff and research students.
This project involved turning a rundown 1930's house into a family home & studio office.