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Proposed stage one airport layout at Badgerys Creek.

Shortlisted teams announced in Western Sydney Airport terminal design competition

24 Jun 2019, Editorial Desk AAU

Western Sydney Airport has announced the five shortlisted teams competition to design a passenger terminal for Sydney’s proposed second airport.

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Curtin Bike Hub (Perth, Australia) by Coniglio Ainsworth Architects.

Coniglio Ainsworth Architects’ Curtin Uni bike hub selected for international Bicycle Architecture Biennale

24 Jun 2019, Editorial Desk AAU

Coniglio Ainsworth Architects’ Curtin Uni bike hub selected for international Bicycle Architecture Biennale

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Bridge of Remembrance by Denton Corker Marshall.

Denton Corker Marshall completes gateway to Hobart’s war memorial precinct

21 Jun 2019, Editorial Desk AAU

Denton Corker Marshall has completed a new gateway to Hobart’s war memorial precinct, the 200-metre-long Bridge of Remembrance.

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Penelope Seidler

Penelope and Harry Seidler inducted into Australian Property Hall of Fame

20 Jun 2019, Editorial Desk AAU

Architect Penelope Seidler and her late husband Harry Seidler have been inducted into the Australian Property Hall of Fame.

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La Trobe University’s Sports Park stage two by Warren and Mahoney.

Warren and Mahoney’s La Trobe Sports Park stage two kicks off

19 Jun 2019, Editorial Desk AAU

Construction has begun for the second stage of the La Trobe Sports Park development, designed by Warren and Mahoney.

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Quandamooka Art, Museum and Performance Institute by Cox Architecture.

Government funds construction of North Stradbroke Island Indigenous cultural centre

19 Jun 2019, Editorial Desk AAU

The Quandamooka Art, Museum and Performance Institute (QUAMPI), designed by Cox Architecture, has received $4.5 million in funding from the state government.

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Bendigo Hospital Project by Silver Thomas Hanley with Bates Smart and Oculus was the winner of the Built Projects – City and Regional Scale award in 2018.

Jury announced: 2019 Australian Urban Design Awards

18 Jun 2019, Editorial Desk AAU

The jury for the 2019 Australian Urban Design Awards has been announced.

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The under-construction Crown Resorts tower by Wilkinson Eyre.

More apartments in amended designs for Crown Barangaroo casino tower

18 Jun 2019, Editorial Desk AAU

Two years after construction began, Crown is seeking approval for an addition 21 apartment in its casino resort tower at Barangaroo.

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Sydney cityscape.

Seven entries shortlisted in City of Sydney’s Alternative Housing Ideas Competition

18 Jun 2019, Linda Cheng

The City of Sydney has revealed the seven shortlisted entries in an ideas competition for alternative housing models.

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The revitalization of Bendigo TAFE’s city campus, designed by Architectus and Six Degrees Architects.

Victorian government unveils Bendigo TAFE designs

14 Jun 2019, Editorial Desk AAU

Architectus and Six Degrees Architects’ design celebrates the campus’s industrial heritage and champions its ongoing contribution to regional prosperity.

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The proposed redevelopment of MLC Centre. Design led by Woods Bagot in collaboration with Harry Seidler and Associates.

Seidler’s MLC Centre begins $170m makeover

14 Jun 2019, Editorial Desk AAU

Construction has begun on a $170 million project to redevelop the Harry Seidler designed MLC Centre in central Sydney.

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Proposed Coburg railway station by Wood Marsh.

Wood Marsh to design new Coburg, Moreland stations in Melbourne’s north

13 Jun 2019, Editorial Desk AAU

Wood Marsh is working on the designs of two redeveloped train stations in Melbourne’s north, as part of the Victorian government’s level crossing removal project.

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Stadiums featured on Australia Post's limited edition collection. L–R: AAMI Park by Cox Architecture, Optus Stadium by Hassell Cox HKS, Sydney Cricket Ground by J. Kirkpatrick, Melbourne Cricket Ground, including the Great Southern Stand Daryl Jackson in association with Tompkins Shaw and Evans.

Four stadiums immortalized on stamps

12 Jun 2019, Editorial Desk AAU

Australia Post has released a stamp collection that features four iconic stadiums across Australia.

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Proposed college building at Curtin University by Nettleton Tribe Architects.

Six Degrees, Nettleton Tribe appointed to design $300m precinct at Curtin Uni

12 Jun 2019, Editorial Desk AAU

Six Degrees Architects and Nettleton Tribe Architects will each design elements of a new development within the Curtin University campus that will comprise university buildings and private developments.

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The Stage 2A building at Charles Sturt University's Port Macquarie campus, designed by BVN.

BVN designed Charles Sturt University building underway at Port Macquarie campus

12 Jun 2019, Editorial Desk AAU

Charles Sturt University has announced that construction is under way for a $40 million building designed by BVN at its new Port Macquarie campus.

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Central tunnel in the Siloam expansion at Mona by Nonda Katsalidis and Falk Peuser of Fender Katsalidis.

Fender Katsalidis completes subterranean ‘tunnel to nowhere’ at MONA

11 Jun 2019, Editorial Desk AAU

Fender Katsalidis has completed a subterranean expansion of the Museum of Old and New Art (MONA) in Hobart.

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Hawthorn House by Edition Office.

Australian houses shortlisted for AR House Awards

11 Jun 2019, Editorial Desk AAU

Three recently completed Australian houses have been named on the shortlist an awards program for the best residential projects across the globe.

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Showground station by Hassell.

Hassell completes stations, parks and plazas for Sydney Metro Northwest

11 Jun 2019, Patrick Hunn

The first leg of Sydney’s new driverless Sydney Metro railway project is finished, replete with new train stations and surrounding landscapes designed by Hassell.

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Peter Williams.

Architects recognized in 2019 Queen’s Birthday Honours

10 Jun 2019, Editorial Desk AAU

The Council of the Order of Australia has recognized a number of architects and a developer for services to architecture in the 2019 Queen’s Birthday Honours.

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B&B Residence in Brisbane by Hogg and Lamb.

Brisbane event series to explore the boundary between architecture and art

7 Jun 2019, Editorial Desk AAU

A collection of talks, exhibitions and other events held around Brisbane will explore the relationship between architecture and art and examine the various ways in which the collaboration between the two practices is mutually enriching.

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The 271 Spring Street tower designed by John Wardle Architects.

John Wardle Architects’ Melbourne CBD office tower complete

6 Jun 2019, Editorial Desk AAU

A 16-storey John Wardle Architects-designed commercial tower in central Melbourne has been completed.

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Render of Baugruppen at WGV, Perth by Spaceagency.

WA gov’t introduces policy for houses on tiny lots

6 Jun 2019, Editorial Desk AAU

The Western Australian government has introduced a planning policy for the construction of houses on lots smaller than 100 square metres.

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The Sydney Opera House has been awarded a 5-star Green Star performance rating.

Green plaudits for Sydney Opera House

5 Jun 2019, Editorial Desk AAU

To coincide with the United Nations’ World Environment Day, the Sydney Opera House has announced a number of sustainability achievements.

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Frontyard.

Fender Katsalidis designs youth emergency housing in central Melbourne

5 Jun 2019, Editorial Desk AAU

Fender Katsalidis has contributed pro-bono architecture and interior design services to a new early intervention and crisis services centre in central Melbourne.

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The proposed Alfred Place tower by Chris Connell Design as seen from Collins Street.

Melbourne council approves Chris Connell Design tower to be slotted into high-rise cluste

5 Jun 2019, Editorial Desk AAU

The City of Melbourne has approved an application for a slender, 23-storey office tower tucked in between a number of other skyscrapers, designed by Chris Connell Design.

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Indicative renders for Flinders Village, prepared by Turnberry and Convergen.

Flinders University announces $1.5 billion plans to transform campus

5 Jun 2019, Editorial Desk AAU

The transformative project will be built around the extended Flinders rail line and will aim to create a “vibrant urban centre” in the south of Adelaide.

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Paranaple Centre by Lyons.

Tasmania’s largest regional urban renewal project completed in Devonport

4 Jun 2019, Editorial Desk AAU

A recently completed urban renewal project in the northern Tasmanian city of Devonport is the largest in regional Tasmania’s history.

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Knutsford Stage 1 by Spaceagency Architects.

WA’s first State Design Review Panel to begin reviewing major projects

4 Jun 2019, Editorial Desk AAU

Western Australia’s new State Design Review Panel has been named, and will now assess a range of significant public and private projects from a design perspective.

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The Capitol, undergoing refurbishment.

Griffins’ Capitol Theatre restored, reopened

3 Jun 2019, Linda Cheng

Melbourne’s Capitol Theatre, originally designed by Walter Burley Griffin and Marion Mahony Griffin in 1924, has been restored by Six Degrees Architects.

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The Student Union Building in 1965.

Push to save UQ Union Complex, ‘hub of Queensland democracy’

3 Jun 2019, Josh Harris

An application has been lodged to list a modernist student union building on the Queensland Heritage register, in a bid to save it from demolition.

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The planned Ivanhoe Estate redevelopment.

Candalepas, Bates Smart design towers for first stage of public-private redevelopment of social housing estate

3 Jun 2019, Editorial Desk AAU

A development application for the first stage of the redevelopment of the 8.2-hectare Ivanhoe Housing Estate in Sydney’s Macquarie Park has been published for public feedback.

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Concept Spaces Fremantle housing by Philip Stejskal Architecture.

Philip Stejskal Architecture designs hypothetical ‘missing middle’ housing for Fremantle

31 May 2019, Editorial Desk AAU

Perth-based practice Philip Stejskal Architecture has produced a speculative design for a medium-density housing project aimed at demonstrating the possibilities of Fremantle’s new planning code.

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The Envi Micro Urban Village, designed by Degenhart Shedd.

Degenhart Shedd’s micro-home village opens on the Gold Coast

31 May 2019, Editorial Desk AAU

Gold Coast firm Degenhart Shedd has designed a group of nine houses on some of the smallest freehold lots in the country.

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Whitehorse Centre by BKK Architects and Kerstin Thompson Architects.

BKK and Kerstin Thompson Architects win competition for community arts centre in suburban Melbourne

31 May 2019, Editorial Desk AAU

BKK Architects and Kerstin Thompson Architects, together with landscape architect practice Aspect Studios, have won a design competition for the redevelopment of a cultural and performing arts centre in Melbourne’s suburban east.

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Artist's impression of the rooftop space planned for 1 Treasury Place.

Aspect to design green roof pilot project in central Melbourne

29 May 2019, Editorial Desk AAU

Aspect Studios will design a green roof atop a modernist government building in central Melbourne, as part of a research project being conducted by state and local governments.

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Weston Street by Allford Hall Monaghan Morris.

‘From London to East Arnhem Land’: Housing Futures conference to traverse the residential architecture landscape

29 May 2019, Editorial Desk AAU

The Housing Futures conference returns to Melbourne on 26 July at the Melbourne Convention and Exhibition Centre with a program that crosses continental borders, architectural types and delivery modes.

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Frame by ARM Architecture.

ARM designs timber office tower atop shopping centre in central Melbourne

29 May 2019, Editorial Desk AAU

ARM Architecture, designers of the redevelopment of the Melbourne Central shopping centre in 2001, return to the complex with a design for a timber office addition.

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In the Hanging Gardens by Fender Katsalidis.

Fender Katsalidis continues string of MONA projects with adaptive re-use of historic Hobart theatre

27 May 2019, Editorial Desk AAU

Preliminary designs by Fender Katsalidis have been revealed for the redevelopment of a part of central Hobart that includes the historic Odeon Theatre as a new “cultural precinct.”

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One of the proposed sleeping pods proposed for Kangaroo Island’s Flinders Chase National Park, designed by Troppo Architects.

Approval postponed for Troppo’s controversial Kangaroo Island wilderness lodges

27 May 2019, Editorial Desk AAU

Approval has been recommended for 20 new buildings proposed for Kangaroo Island’s pristine Flinders Chase National Park by the privately-owned Australian Walking Company.

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Penrith Public School building by PTW Architects in association with McIntosh and Phelps.

PTW Architects’ colourful Penrith Public School completed

27 May 2019, Editorial Desk AAU

NSW premier Gladys Berejiklian has officially opened the upgraded Penrith Public School in Sydney’s western suburbs, designed by PTW Architects’ in association with McIntosh and Phelps.

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The Association of Consulting Architects’ 2016 National Salary Survey found that the gender pay gap persists and 13 percent of firms surveyed are underpaying staff.

Architects glum about 2019 pay rise prospects

23 May 2019, Editorial Desk AAU

Architects are concerned about obtaining a pay rise this year, according to the results of a survey conducted by recruitment agency Hays.

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