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Join the Boyd Circle in 2019!

Be part of a group of leading architects, architectural practices and design leaders who support the vision, mission and objectives of the Robin Boyd Foundation.

Boyd Circle Founding Group left to right: Matt Gibson (Matt Gibson Architecture & Design), Rachel Nolan (Kennedy Nolan), Rob McBride (McBride Charles Ryan), Astrid Jenkin (NH Architecture), Patrick Kennedy (Kennedy Nolan), Hamish Lyon (NH Architecture), Louise Wright (Baracco + Wright Architects) John Wardle (John Wardle Architects), Debbie Ryan (McBride Charles Ryan), Mel Bright (MAKE Architecture) Mauro Baracco (Baracco + Wright Architects)

The Boyd Circle brings together the best design minds to contribute to the core mission of the Foundation and to educate the public on why design matters.

The Boyd Circle engages closely with the Foundation to generate and contribute to activities and programming that promote inclusive discussion and active public participation in design.

As part of the Boyd Circle you can help:

  • Continue the ethos and legacy of Robin Boyd
  • Enhance the standing of the Robin Boyd Foundation through the involvement of recognised experts in design, architecture and the design legacy of Robin Boyd
  • Advocate for the Foundation and its mission
  • Raise funds and introduce sponsors to the Foundation
  • Provide and encourage volunteers to participate in Foundation activities
  • Contribute to the care and protection of one of Australia’s iconic houses, the home Robin Boyd built for his family at 290 Walsh Street

To meet with us to discuss Boyd Circle Membership:

Please contact:
Joy Villalino joy.villalino@robinboyd.org.au

Pioneers
  • Boyd Circle Core Membership Benefits:
  • Opportunity to network and exchange ideas with other leaders in design and architecture in Australia
  • 2 Transferable Friends membership benefits
  • Invitations to exclusive Boyd Circle talks and events
  • Acknowledgement of donation on the Robin Boyd Foundation website, in the RBF annual report and in printed material
  • Invitation to a Boyd Circle annual cocktail party
  • Advance notification of Robin Boyd Foundation events
  • Accumulation of CPD points
  • Tax deductible donation
$1,000
donation per financial year
Opulents
  • All Boyd Circle Core Membership benefits
  • + one complimentary use of Walsh Street for a Private sit-down dinner for up to 20 people
  • or
  • + complimentary use of Walsh Street for 1 Planning day/staff workshop
  • (all events catering paid separately to Cutler & Co or Peter Rowland).
$3,300
incl. GST | per financial year
Decadents
  • All Boyd Circle Core Membership benefits
  • + complimentary use of Walsh Street for a Private sit-down dinner for up to 20 people
  • + complimentary use of Walsh Street for 2 Planning days/staff workshops
  • (all events catering paid separately to Cutler & Co or Peter Rowland).
$7,150
incl. GST | per financial year
Prophets
  • All Boyd Circle Core Membership benefits
  • + complimentary use of Walsh Street for a Private sit-down dinner for up to 20 people
  • + complimentary use of Walsh Street for 3 Planning days/staff workshops
  • + complimentary use of Walsh Street for 1 film night/book launch or discussion evening
  • (all events catering paid separately to Cutler & Co or Peter Rowland).
$11,000
incl. GST | per financial year

Note: Pioneers, Opulents, Decadents and Prophets reference Robin Boyd’s book Victorian Modern
* Sitdown dinners for Walsh Street accommodate a maximum of 20 people, this type of event can be changed to a stand up cocktail/canapé event for up to 50 people.
Dinners and cocktail events must finish by 10.30pm due to the residential nature of the house.
** Staff days to take place between the hours of 9.30am and 5.30pm. Any reconfiguration of furniture required, would incur a labour charge.
*** Film screening, book launch or talk event to be undertaken between 6.30pm and 8.30pm

Frequently Asked Questions

In order to join The Boyd Circle, you must be an architect, architectural practice or other design leader.

Apply to the Robin Boyd Foundation with your preferred level of membership: Pioneers, Opulents, Decadents or Prophets, and make a tax-deductible donation in accordance with your selected membership level (minimum $1,000 donation per financial year).

Boyd Circle members are acknowledged on the Robin Boyd Foundation website, in the Robin Boyd Foundation annual report, and all printed material.