We acknowledge the traditional owners and sovereign custodians of the land on which Collingwood Yards is situated, the Wurundjeri people of the Woiwurrung language group. We extend our respect to their Ancestors and all First Peoples and Elders past, present, and future.

Bookshop by Uro
Melbourne Bound: The City in Books

Saturday 30 July — Sunday 14 July
Blue tile with the words Melbourne Bound City in Books curving across

From Saturday the 30th of July until Sunday 14 August 2022, Bookshop by Uro will open its doors to a limited exhibition, Melbourne Bound: The City in Books.

For Open House Melbourne 2022Bookshop by Uro asks 10 Melburnians with a creative or professional interest in the built environment to nominate the books that have had the biggest influence on the way they understand the city, and their practice within it. The books form the centrepiece of a specially curated display of Melbourne-focused art, architecture and design publications within the shop.

Contributors: John Gollings, Christine Phillips, Andy Fergus, Kerstin Thompson, Eugenia Lim, Mark Jacques, Claire Martin, Conrad Hamann, Dan Hill, Jan van Schaik


Visit the Bookshop by Uro store in-person over the Open House Melbourne Weekend to see all contributors books on display, alongside their detailed descriptions on their chosen titles. If you can’t make it, keep a close eye on our website as we will be launching the a digital version of the exhibition online.

Open House Melbourne exhibition times

5/30 Perry Street, Collingwood Yards 

Saturday 30th of July – 11am – 4pm

Sunday 31st of July – 12pm – 4pm

Digital exhibition 


Live from Saturday 30th of July

Check out the rest of the Open House Melbourne 2022 program here – openhousemelbourne.org


Perry Street Building
Collingwood Yards
Collingwood, 3066


Floor access to the Perry Street Building can be made via the following paths. From 30A Perry Street, a footpath leads to the retail area of Perry St (UG) and courtyard. The Perry Street Lift can be accessed via 30A and 30B Perry Street, allowing access to levels 1 and 2 of Perry Street Building. From Johnston Street access to Perry St Building can be made by crossing the courtyard.

Accessible toilets are located in three areas within the Perry Street Building. On the Upper Ground Level (Level UG) the accessible toilets are located in the service corridor in the northern part of the Building. near the staircase. These toilets are open throughout event hours. On L1 and L2 the toilets are located in the northern part of the building, behind heavy manual blue double doors.  All accessible toilets are equipped with manual locks, exit buttons and grab rails.

Back to top