Our Tour Leaders

All of our tours are led by academics and experts in their field who will share their passion and knowledge with you in lectures, talks and throughout the tour. Click on their profile to find out more about them.

Anthony Burke

Anthony Burke is Professor of Architecture at the University of Technology Sydney. A graduate of Columbia University, Anthony has held visiting professor positions in Beijing Institute of Technology and the Institut Teknologi, Bandung. He was an assistant professor at UC Berkeley from 2002-2007 before taking the role of Head of Architecture, and subsequently Associate Dean, at UTS since 2010.

In 2012 he was co-creative director for the Australian Pavilion at the Venice Architecture Biennale and directed the architecture symposium celebrating the 40th anniversary of the Sydney Opera House, with the Danish Cultural Ministry. Anthony is the season 4 and 5 host of the ABC’s TV series Restoration Australia.


Current Tours:

Looking Up  |  Saturday, 13 November 2021 (day tour)

Designing a Precinct  |  Friday, 19 November 2021 (day tour)

Tall Tales of Sydney’s Skyline  |  Saturday, 27 November 2021 (day tour)

Designing a Capital  |  03–05 December 2021 (3 days)



“Anthony was knowledgeable, good-humoured and passionate about architecture.”
Susan L.  |  Tall Tales, 2021


“Anthony Burke is interesting, knowledgeable and approachable. It was like being shown around by a good friend.”

Barbara A.  |  Looking Up, 2021


“Anthony was a wonderful tour leader, sharing his knowledge, insights and passion for architecture.”
Alison M. | Looking Up, 2020