Brisbane Open House 2011

Brisbane City Hall

If you’re interested in architecture, you won’t want to miss Brisbane Open House Day on Saturday 1 October 2011.

This special event, which coincides with World Architecture Day, is when the doors of many Brisbane buildings, usually closed to the public, are flung open for the day.

Take your camera along to Brisbane Open House, because your photo of one of the buildings could win you $1,000 in the photographic competition.

Take photos: Saturday 1 October 2011

Submission deadline: Monday 18 October 5pm


  • Exterior
  • Interior
  • Detail
  • People /crowds

Prize: Winner receives $1,000

Transport: Show your program map to CityGlider bus drivers to receive free travel on the day


Some of the places you can visit during Brisbane Open House include historic buildings such as the Commissariat Store, Customs House and Old Government House. Some of Brisbane’s beautiful churches are on the list, including Saint John’s Cathedral which has a spectacular stone vaulted ceiling. There are also architectural practices opening their doors and modern buildings including Santos Place which offers spectacular views from its Sky Terrace.

Terms & Conditions: here

For more photo competitions, visit:


About Dianne McLay

Australian writer, author and photographer. Author of 3 guidebooks: Brisbane's Best Bush, Bay & City Walks -- Best of Brisbane guide book -- Best Village & Coastal Walks of the Sunshine Coast. Photographer for "Building Brisbane's History - the fascinating stories behind the city's most notable buildings and structures" Editor of
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