2016.08.31 Telegraph

Daily Telegraph: Legal challenge to save the Sirius

The Daily Telegraph journalist, Sarah Keoghan, today covered our campaign to legally challenge the Governments decision to not list Sirius on the State Heritage Register. “SUPPORTERS of the Sirius building in The Rocks have raised over $25,000 in a week for a legal challenge against demolishing the iconic apartments. They have also accused the government of[…]

2016.08.30 ArchitecturAU

ArchitectureAU: A most Sirius matter

Architect Glenn Harper has written an important piece on Sirius for ArchitectureAU; “The Sirius apartment building is a rare and intact example of late Brutalist architecture in Australia as applied to social housing. And as a significant example of cultural heritage, it doesn’t get any better than this.” “In Speakman’s media release, there is a level of[…]

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Illustration by James Gulliver Hancock

Sydney based illustrator James Gulliver Hancock has drawn Sirius to support the Save Our Sirius Campaign.   “The amazing brutalist Sirius building in Sydney. I’ve only come to love these types of buildings after drawing buildings for years. Now I realize we can’t do without a diversity of architecture styles in cities with buildings like these that[…]

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Dezeen

Dezeen has published an article about Sirius today; “New South Wales officials have rejected recommendations to heritage list the Sirius apartment building – leaving one of Sydney’s only examples of Brutalist architecture at risk of demolition. The government’s environment and heritage minister Mark Speakman announced the decision to ignore the advice of preservation bodies. The refusal[…]

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First 24 Hours of Crowdfunding Campaign

Special thank you to our early supporters!  Thank you for supporting the campaign in the first 24 hours!  We’re off to a great start with $6,520 from youour first 82 supporters! As the earliest supporters of the #SaveOurSirius crowdfunding campaign, you understand the importance of fighting for Sirius and fighting to retain the building for housing.[…]