Open House Melbourne


Open House Melbourne is a self-sustaining, built environment focused public education organisation, and in 2011, continued its leadership role in this sector by becoming the first Southern Hemisphere member city to join the global network of Open House Worldwide. Their website can be found at

Cairo has been pleased to participate in Open House Melbourne since 2013.

Please note: Cairo will be not be participating in Open House Melbourne 2023, looking forward to being part of the program again for 2024.

Information about Cairo can also be found in the following books:
1/ HOMES IN THE SKY – Apartment Living in Australia
By Caroline Butler-Bowden and Charles Pickett
The Meigunyah Press (Melbourne University Publishing) pages 74 -75
By Hannah Lewi and Philip Goad
Thames and Hudson, Australia (2019) pages 38 – 39, pages 66 - 67

There are also two videos on YouTube that detail two studios in Cairo. These can be found at:
Never Too Small Ep 33/23sqm-247sqft micro apartment
Architect: Michael Roper of Architecture architecture
Never Too Small Ep3/24sqm-258sqft Toolbox Micro Apartment
Architect: Nicholas Agius
Cairo was also featured in Series 2, “Designing a Legacy” Ep2 (09:36min) on ABC iView.