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Upcoming Events

Walsh Street Tour – Sat 13 Aug - 11am

Sat August 13th @ 11:00 am- 12:30 pm
Experience 'Walsh Street', the house Boyd designed for his own family in 1957, and his most well-known work. It has been extensively published both nationally and internationally as an exemplar of modernist Australian architecture and a house that..

Walsh Street Tour – Sat 13 Aug - 1.30pm

Sat August 13th @ 13:30 pm- 15:00 pm
Experience 'Walsh Street', the house Boyd designed for his own family in 1957, and his most well-known work. It has been extensively published both nationally and internationally as an exemplar of modernist Australian architecture and a house that..

Bill Lucas: Architect Utopian Exhibition

Fri August 19th @ 09:00 am - Thu September 1st @ 08:59 am
Bill Lucas (1924-2001) is an architectural enigma of the Sydney School. With fellow student and wife Ruth, a partnership formed that created a few of the icons of Australian architecture. Moreover, they created an environment where as architects..

Bill Lucas: Architect Utopian – Floor Talk

Sat August 20th @ 11:00 am- 12:00 pm
Bill Lucas: Architect Utopian Floor Talk with Peter Lonergan Peter Lonergan and his curatorial team had unprecedented access to the personal archive of Bill Lucas (1924-2001) to develop an exhibition of content previously..

A New History of the Australian Heritage Movement:

Wed August 24th @ 18:30 pm- 20:30 pm
Chaired by Professor Philip Goad (University of Melbourne), join Sharon Veale (GML Heritage), Maddi Miller (University of Melbourne) and Dr James Lesh (Deakin University) for a discussion panel on urban heritage in twentieth- and twenty-first..

Slide Night: Architectural Critic Abroad

Thu September 1st @ 18:30 pm- 20:30 pm
Presented by Kerry Landman and Jonathan Russell from the RBF Research and Collections Team From his first European tour in 1950 to his final trip to America and London in 1971, Boyd was a prolific and keen-sighted documentarian. From Massawa to..

Walsh Street Tour – Sat 3 Sep - 11am

Sat September 3rd @ 11:00 am- 12:30 pm
Experience 'Walsh Street', the house Boyd designed for his own family in 1957, and his most well-known work. It has been extensively published both nationally and internationally as an exemplar of modernist Australian architecture and a house that..

Walsh Street Tour – Sat 3 Sep - 1.30pm

Sat September 3rd @ 13:30 pm- 15:00 pm
Experience 'Walsh Street', the house Boyd designed for his own family in 1957, and his most well-known work. It has been extensively published both nationally and internationally as an exemplar of modernist Australian architecture and a house that..

Past Events


Slide Night: The Excitement of Expos

Tue August 9th @ 18:30 pm- 20:30 pm
Presented by Professor Philip Goad Boyd was appointed Exhibits Architect for the Australian Pavilion at Expo ‘67 in Montreal and Expo ‘70 in Osaka. His slides reveal his fascination with the unconventional architecture of many national..

Friends of the Robin Boyd Foundation

Our Friends are an important part of the Robin Boyd Foundation and Walsh Street family. Friends memberships help mainten and preserve Robin Boyd’s iconic, midcentury family home on Walsh Street in Melbourne and help carry forward his legacy to educate the design curious and to provoke contemporary dialogue about Australian urban design and architecture.

Robin Boyd Foundation Partnerships

Our Foundation supporters and partners make it possible for us to develop and deliver educational programs that encourage a wider understanding of the value of design and how design can improve our world.

As a Foundation Corporate Partner, your company will benefit from a brand alignment that envisions a confident Australian identity expressed in good architecture and design that embraces our unique environment.  See details about corporate partnerships.

The Robin Boyd Foundation is deeply grateful to our Principle Partners, Design Leaders and Supporters, and inkind supporters. Their contributions and benefaction allow us to conserve Boyd’s iconic Walsh Street home and helps us deliver sustainable programs that provoke and lead fearless dialogue on Australian architecture and design.

Principal Partners

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Design Partners

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Robin Boyd Foundation programs in Melbourne exists on the land of the people of the Kulin nation. We pay our respects to Elders past, present and emerging, as well as to all Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander people in the wider Melbourne community and beyond.