Looking west down Bulcock Street, Caloundra, ca 1935. Picture Sunshine Coast.
Sunshine Coast Open House

Sunshine Coast Open House 2021 celebrates the rich architectural and design history, places and spaces that make up the Sunshine Coast region, its community and identity.

This annual event is part of the international Open House program, which originated in London in 1992 and is now held in more than 30 cities around the world.

Open House provides free public access to quality architectural experiences, buildings, heritage places, and landscapes.

Activities include: architecturally designed modern buildings tours and talks; heritage buildings tours and talks; architectural debate - Up or Out; urban sketching and artist open studio.

Heritage talks and walks 

Event Dates and Times Registration
Moffat Beach tour with
Heritage Architect Roger Todd
Saturday 23 October, 9.30–10.30am Register
Bulcock Beach Historic Tour Saturday 23 October, 9.30–10.15am Register
Design Redesigned at Bankfoot House
Saturday 23 October, 10.00–11.00am Register
Caloundra Heritage Tour Saturday 23 October,
10.30–11.15am & 11.30am–12.15pm
Palmwoods Heritage Tour Saturday 23 October,
11.00am–12.00pm & 1.00–2.00pm
Yandina Heritage Tour Sunday 24 October, 10.00–11.00am Register

For more information and building opening times visit the Open House website.

Sunshine Coast Open House’s founding partners include Sunshine Coast Council, Noosa Shire Council, and the Australian Institute of Architects (Qld Chapter). It also receives support from local businesses and community groups.

Sunshine Coast Open House is proudly supported by the Cultural Heritage Levy.