Admiralty House is the official residence of the Governor-General of Australia (The Queen of England’s official Australian Representative). Situated on a stunning tip of Kirribilli, it has commanding views across Sydney Harbour. It is strategically located beside the Prime Minister of Australia’s, Sydney residence, Kirribilli House.
Officially known as the Dr Chau Chak Wing Building at UTS (the University of Technology Sydney) it is colloquially known as “the brown paper bag building”. Designed by the Canadian world renowned architect, Frank Gehry it is his only Australian building.
The buildings facade is made of 320,000 custom designed bricks and a fascinating yet tedious construction process was employed. You have to feel for the bricklayers. Do not miss this.