A Tree to Remember Campaign

The Monterey Pine sheltering Robin Boyd’s iconic Walsh Street residence has died. Help us to remove, replant and restore the home’s front courtyard and celebrate arboreal life in an urban setting.

Find out more about the Robin Boyd Foundation’s work to remove and replace the Monteray pine at Walsh Street here.

Upcoming Events

John Wardle Talk: Impressions of Sao Paulo

Thu February 20th @ 18:30 pm- 20:30 pm
Architect and principal of John Wardle Associates, John Wardle will discuss his impressions of the architectural, political and artistic life of Sao Paulo. Featuring the works of Paulo Mendes da Rocha, Lina Bo Bardi, Studio MK27 Office, Joao Vilano..

Talk - Australia Modern: The Book

Wed February 26th @ 18:30 pm- 20:00 pm
The legacy of modern design is all-pervasive in Australia, as captured in the 2019 book Australia Modern: architecture, landscape and design, edited by Hannah Lewi and Philip Goad and published by Thames & Hudson. This talk will reflect on the..

Walsh Street Tour – 27 February AFTERNOON

Thu February 27th @ 13:30 pm- 15:30 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..

LIVE AT WALSH STREET: ALEX ALBRECHT & CARLA OLIVER

Fri February 28th @ 18:30 pm- 20:30 pm
Carla Oliver and Alex Albrecht combine elements of jazz, ambient music to respond to the unique setting of Robin Boyd's iconic house. Using guitar and keyboards, they will be performing two improvised sets in the Walsh Street courtyard (weather..

LIVE AT WALSH STREET: ALEX ALBRECHT & CARLA OLIVER

Sat February 29th @ 18:30 pm- 20:00 pm
Carla Oliver and Alex Albrecht combine elements of jazz, ambient music to respond to the unique setting of Robin Boyd's iconic house. Using guitar and keyboards, they will be performing two improvised sets in the Walsh Street courtyard (weather..

Walsh Street Tour – 12 March MORNING

Thu March 12th @ 11:00 am- 13:00 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..

Walsh Street Tour – 12 March AFTERNOON

Thu March 12th @ 13:30 pm- 15:30 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..

NMBW: Observation Matters - Keynote Lecture

Wed March 18th @ 18:30 pm- 19:30 pm
Robin Boyd Annual Keynote Lecture - Melbourne Design Week In an era of global sameness, can architectural processes create the time and space to engage meaningfully with local traditions and enrich the culture of the everyday? This lecture breaks..

Past Events


Robin Boyd Centenary of Design

Tue January 1st - Tue December 31st
In 2019, the Robin Boyd Foundation is celebrating the 100th anniversary of the birth of one of Australia’s most influential architects Robin Boyd (1919-1971). The  Foundation is holding a year-long series of events under the umbrella program..

A Tree to Remember: Greenspace Talk at Walsh Stree

Thu January 30th @ 18:30 pm- 20:30 pm
For over 60 years, the Monterey Pine at the front of Walsh Street has been an integral part of the iconic modernist home of the renowned Australian architect Robin Boyd.  It has been a key focal point in the design and aspect of this historic,..

Weekend Walsh Street Tour – 15 February MORNING

Sat February 15th @ 11:00 am- 13:00 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..

Weekend Walsh Street Tour – 15 February AFTERNOO

Sat February 15th @ 13:30 pm- 15:30 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..

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.

Volunteer with the Robin Boyd Foundation

The Foundation has a number of volunteering opportunities available. Read more about volunteering with us.

 

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.


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.

Principle 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.