Discourse | Tao Gofers, architect of the Sirius building in Sydney, reflects on the building’s past and its imperilled future in the wake of it receiving the Enduring Architecture Award at the 2018 NSW Architecture Awards.
News | The NSW government is seeking expressions of interest for the sale and possible redevelopment of the Sirius social housing complex.
News | The NSW government has once again decided to reject the unanimous recommendation of the Heritage Council to add the Sirius social housing complex to the state’s heritage register.
News | The NSW government has announced that it will offer a 99-year lease on a state heritage-listed property in The Rocks to help pay for upgrades to the ferry wharf at Circular Quay.
News | Sydney’s Sirius building has been listed alongside sites in war-torn Iraq and the hurricane-stricken Caribbean on a list of cultural sites under imminent threat.
News | A park in The Rocks will be named for the little-known Nita McCrae who, along with Jack Mundey, was one of the “two people most responsible for saving The Rocks and Millers Point from destruction.”
News | The NSW government says it will appeal a court ruling against its decision not to heritage list the Sirius building.
Discourse | The NSW government is peeved about the Sirius building court ruling. But it also seems to refuse to accept the ruling as the result of its own mistakes.
Discourse | While the NSW government’s decision not to heritage list the Sirius building has been ruled invalid, the building is far from saved. Chris Martin explains the myriad ways Sirius is still at risk.
News | A NSW court has ruled potential financial loss is not a valid reason to deny the Sirius public housing building heritage status.
News | The CFMEU and Unions NSW have placed a “green ban” on the Sirius building, meaning no unionized workforce is allowed to work on the site in Sydney’s The Rocks.
Discourse | Sydney’s Brutalist Sirius building has failed to gain heritage protection and now seems destined for the wrecking ball. Glenn Harper discusses this important piece of Sydney’s cultural heritage.
Discourse | Oliver Watts takes a look at the now empty shell of Sydney’s Sirius building, a public housing project that exemplified the 1970s-era hope for a free and equal society.
News | The NSW Minister for Environment and Heritage has rejected calls to heritage list the brutalist Sirius building.
News | The Millers Point precinct requires better protection following the sale of heritage social housing in the area, says The City of Sydney.
News | The Heritage Council of New South Wales has unanimously decided to recommend that the Sirius Building in Sydney’s The Rocks for state heritage listing.