BOOK NOW: Design and architecture lovers, if you are travelling to the Sunshine Coast to enjoy @sunshinecoastopenhouse weekend, book your stay direct with @mantrahotels to receive 10% off your accommodation.
Mantra offers a variety of Sunshine Coast accommodation options in Caloundra, Mooloolaba, Alexandra Headland and Noosa. Go on book now...you know you want to - ⛱ www.mantrahotels.com/
Valid for bookings between 17– 23 October, for bookings made before 7 October. Use the promo code: SCOH19
BUILDING 5: The Events Centre, Caloundra
OPEN: Saturday 19th October only - 10am - 3pm (no booking required)
20 Minchinton Street, Caloundra. Architect: Hall Phillips & @wilsonarchitects.au Image: @traceydee.photography
#scoh19 @sunshinecoastcouncil @visitcaloundra
BUILDING 2: Mary Cairncross Scenic Reserve Discovery Centre
OPEN: 9am – 4.30pm Saturday 19 & Sunday 20 October. Guided tours with the architects at 2.30pm and 3.30pm each day.
148 Mountain View Road, Maleny Architect: @guymerbailey & @normanrichardsbuildingdesign
Thrilled to launch the 3rd annual Sunshine Coast Open House program today!
30 of the Sunshine Coast's most interesting and intriguing buildings will be open for you to explore on Sat 19 & Sun 20 October.
Sunshine Coast Open House is a free community event that celebrates the region’s architecture and offers behind-the-scenes access to some of the Coast’s best buildings.
Visit our websites (link in bio) to download the 2019 guide book and start planning your #SCOH19 weekend!
We're gearing up for our launch next week when we'll release our full building list and program for the 3rd annual Sunshine Coast Open House 2019. Can’t wait!
#scoh19 @sunshinecoastcouncil @institute_architects_aus @institute_architects_qld #sunshinecoastdesign#sunshinecoastarchitecture
VOLUNTEERS WANTED // Have a passion for architecture, design, and history? Why not join our amazing team of volunteers!
We are seeking enthusiastic volunteers to assist us with our event on 19 & 20 October. Volunteers will be assigned to one of the participating 30 buildings and provide support by welcoming visitors, assisting with check-in, tour groups or lines, and acting as a representative of @sunshinecoastopenhouse.
If you are interested - we'd love to hear from you, please email us at [email protected] and visit our website for more information at www.sunshinecoastopenhouse.com.au/volunteer
THANK YOU // Sunshine Coast Open House could not happen without the support of our Sponsor @visitnoosa
Tourism Noosa is the official tourism organisation for the Noosa Council region on the Sunshine Coast. Tourism Noosa works collaboratively with local businesses and key stakeholders to promote the diversity of the Noosa region to domestic and international consumers, trade and the media.
THANK YOU // Sunshine Coast Open House could not happen without the support of our Sponsor Ace Stone + Tiles.
Ace Stone + Tiles are a cutting-edge distributor of fine quality stone and exclusive tile products. Based on the Sunshine Coast, they source the world’s highest quality natural stone from around the globe and stock the most diverse range Queensland has to offer.
THANK YOU // Sunshine Coast Open House could not happen without the support of our Creative Partner The Various Artists.
The Various Artists is a Sunshine Coast Based creative agency which services a range of local, interstate and international clients. Its team is committed to technical and aesthetic excellence, curiosity and the sharing of ideas.
THANK YOU // Sunshine Coast Open House could not happen without the support of our Media Partner ABC Sunshine Coast.
ABC Sunshine Coast covers a range of stories, events and issues from the Cooloola Coast to Bribie Island, Kilkivan and Woodford. Its bureau of about 20 staff includes news, radio programs, television, online and social media. The ABC team love hearing about issues and stories which matter to you so send them your thoughts, photos and story ideas!
THANK YOU // Sunshine Coast Open House could not happen without the support of our Media Partner ArchitectureAU.
ArchitectureAU.com is a continually updating online resource for anyone interested in our built environment. It is a dynamic website providing extensive coverage of the news of the day, exclusive commentary from leading writers, practitioners, academics and critics, and an ever-expanding archive of realised work.
THANK YOU // Sunshine Coast Open House could not happen without the support of our Photography Partner Queensland Timber Flooring.
Queensland Timber Flooring is one of the most experienced and respected timber flooring companies in Australasia. Queensland Timber Flooring supplies and installs a range of the highest quality Australian hardwoods, imported species and engineered flooring.
THANK YOU // Sunshine Coast Open House could not happen without the support of our Sponsor @the_events_centre Caloundra.
The Events Centre, Caloundra is the Sunshine Coast’s premier performing arts and conference centre. Be inspired by the diverse conferences, events, venue and hospitality services on offer. Be entertained by the kaleidoscope of concerts, music, dance, plays and shows for all ages.
THANK YOU // Sunshine Coast Open HouseHouse could not happen without the support of our Partner Sunshine Coast Council Living Smart.
Living Smart is Sunshine Coast Council's free online program that helps residents save on household bills, reduce their ecological footprint, learn about backyard biodiversity and much more.
THANK YOU // Sunshine Coast Open House could not happen without the support of our Forum Presenting Partner USC: University of the Sunshine Coast, Australia.
USC is one of Australia’s fastest-growing universities. It has a rapidly increasing student population and has consistently received 5-star ratings for teaching quality in the Good Universities Guide. USC serves a growing catchment area from Brisbane to Hervey Bay including campuses on the Sunshine Coast, Fraser Coast, Gympie, Caboolture and Brisbane, plus specialty international locations in Melbourne and Sydney.
THANK YOU // Sunshine Coast Open House could not happen without the support of our Partner - Queensland Heritage Council.
The Queensland Heritage Council is required to act independently, impartially and in the public interest to identify and protect places that have special heritage value to the community and future generations.
Image Credit: State Heritage Listed Majestic Theatre Pomona / Jon May, Property Shoot. @qldheritage #sunshinecoastheritage#sunshinecoastarchitecture#scoh19
THANK YOU // Sunshine Coast Open House is only possible with the continuing support of the @institute_architects_qld and many architects who help to guide tours at participating #SCOH buildings.
The Australian Institute of Architects represents over 11,500 members globally, and is committed to raising design standards and positively shaping the places where we live, work and meet. Along with its members, the institute is dedicated to improving our built environment and the communities we call home by promoting quality, responsible, sustainable design.
SPONSOR PROFILE - Cottee Parker
THANK YOU // Sunshine Coast Open House could not happen without the support of our Partner Cottee Parker Architects.
@cotteeparker Architects is a national practice with studios operating in Brisbane, Melbourne, Sydney and Perth. They have extensive experience in delivering unique and considered design solutions for the built environment. This year Cottee Parker Architects are celebrating 30 years of delivering projects that have shaped Australian skylines!
THANK YOU // Sunshine Coast Open House is only possible with the continuing support of @sunshinecoastcouncil and its Cultural Heritage Levy. The levy aims to protect cultural places such as buildings and other significant sites, raise people’s awareness of the value of local heritage, and celebrate the cultural heritage of the Sunshine Coast. #scoh19#sunshinecoastdesign#sunshinecoastarchitecture#welovethesunshinecoast
Make sure you grab a FREE ticket 🎫 to "Designing the Now" - the first in a three-part program presented by SunCentral - @maroochydorethebrightcity. The session will feature a film screening - Homo Sapiens - a film 📽️ about the finiteness and fragility of human existence, the end of the industrial age and what it means to be human. 👭
Check out @horizonartfest website for your tickets
Celebrate your fond memories of the Sunshine Coast and submit an historic image to Sunshine Coast Council for the chance to have the image feature in the 2020 Heritage Calendar!
Council invites you to share your favourite images that celebrate past memories growing up on the Sunshine Coast. Applications close by 5pm Monday 12 August, 2019. For more information or to apply, visit https://heritage.sunshinecoast.qld.gov.au/Programs-and-Events/Heritage-Calendar-2020-Competition
Happy Queensland Day! Today we celebrate everything that’s great about Queensland…our culture, heritage, people, places and buildings. We especially love our state’s built environment and our many beautiful, charming and inspirational buildings.
What do you love most about Queensland?
Image: Caloundra Lighthouses by Tracey Axelsen
It's National Volunteer Week! This annual celebration acknowledges the valuable contribution of millions of #volunteers across the nation, including our enthusiastic and generous @sunshinecoastopenhouse helpers! Volunteers are the lifeblood of Open House...many thanks to everyone who has given their time and energy to help make Open House such a warm, friendly
and successful event, we couldn't do it without you!
If you'd like to volunteer at #SCOH19, please email us at
[email protected]’d love to hear from you. #NVW19
Delighted to announce @sunshinecoastopenhouse is partnering with @susanschmidtart in 2019. Susan has created a truly beautiful artwork for the @sunshinecoastopenhouse Volunteer tote bags. We can't wait to share...