Robin Boyd by example, by influence by lindahy


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									Robin Boyd: by example, by influence

5 inspiring houses open for you to visit.
2 Houses designed by Boyd, 3 houses influenced by Boyd
Enjoy a walk around Studley Park passing many other exceptional houses

Robin Boyd is arguably Australia’s most influential architect. Through his writings,
he inspired the general community; through his architecture he was a leader in
his profession. His own designs exceeded the expectations of his time; his
design approach challenged his contemporaries and continues to inspire
architects today.

Boyd advocated for good design. He promoted an innovative use of space,
materials and structure to create a poetic solution that never failed to delight.

This is a special opportunity to experience Boyd’s design legacy and appreciate
for yourself its continuing relevance to the way we live today.

The Robin Boyd Foundation is pleased to host public viewings of 5 remarkable
houses as part of a self-guided walk through the Studley Park area of Kew:

By Boyd
Haughton James House (1957)
Lawrence House (1968)

Of Boyd’s time
Dione & Peter McIntyre House (1954) Architect’s own house
Guss House (1966) McGlashan and Everist

Of recent times
John Wardle House (2000) Architect’s own house

Date: Sunday 3rd May 2009,      House opening times: 10.00am to 4.00pm

To participate: This is a ticketed event. Tickets must be pre-purchased and will
not be available for sale on the day.

Day Pass Ticket price:      General public                $80.00.
                            Robin Boyd Foundation Members $60.00

For more information: or 9820 9838
Bookings:                   details over page
Robin Boyd: by example, by influence

Booking details
This is a self guided walking tour of the Studley Park area in Kew.

A map showing the locations of all houses will be provided with your ticket. This map will include the
locations of the 5 ‘open houses’ a well as other notable houses that can be viewed from the street.

Tickets must be pre-purchased using this booking form. Tickets for individual houses will not be
available. Book early as this event is expected to sell out - ticket numbers are limited.

The Haughton James, Lawrence, Guss and Wardle Houses will be generally accessible
between 10.00am and 4.00pm for viewing at your leisure.

The McIntyre House will be accessible via guided tours hosted by the owner and Architect
Peter McIntyre. On each tour Peter will introduce and explain his house and reminisce about
his friendship with Robin Boyd. Tours will begin at the property entrance at 45 minute
intervals. It is essential that you nominate your preferred McIntyre House tour starting time
when booking your ticket.

Booking Form
Please return completed form to: Robin Boyd Foundation. 290 Walsh Street, South Yarra. Vic. 3141

Day Pass                 General Public                                     __ x $80.00 = _____
                         Robin Boyd Foundation Members                      __ x $60.00 = _____
                         Students                                           __ x $60.00 = _____
                         Total                                              ___________________

Please indicate the time you would like to join a tour of the McIntyre House. All efforts will be made to
accommodate your preferences. Times will be allocated in order of ‘date of receipt’. 10.45am 11.30am 12,15pm 1.30pm 2.15pm 3.00pm 3.45pm

Personal details
Title:       First name:                                   Family name:_____________________

Suburb:                                   Postcode:________________________

Email:                                                     Contact Telephone:________________

Payment Method
Cheque. To be made payable to; Robin Boyd Foundation, or

Visa. Card number

Expiry date

Name on card                                      Signature_____________________________

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