An indicitive design for the Cockle Bay Wharf redevelopment by FJMT, Tony Caro Architecture and Aspect Studios.

Contentious Cockle Bay Wharf tower gets the go-ahead

14 May 2019, Josh Harris

The NSW Independent Planning Commission has granted concept approval for a 183-metre tower by Cockle Bay Wharf on Sydney Harbour.

Melbourne Skyfarm by RD Architecture.

Urban ‘skyfarm’ to be built atop Melbourne carpark

8 May 2019, Editorial Desk AAU

The City of Melbourne has approved plans to build a ‘skyfarm’ atop a carpark in Melbourne’s Docklands that will include a working farm, nursery, shop, cafe, event space and education space.

La Trobe University student accomodation by Jackson Clements Burrows Architects.

JCB Architects designs timber student accommodation complex at La Trobe Uni

1 May 2019, Editorial Desk AAU

JCB Architects have designed two student accommodation buildings for La Trobe University in Melbourne that will be made of mass timber.

Northern view of the proposed Maningrida Arts and Culture Precinct.

Architects Without Frontiers, Hassell design cultural precinct for Arnhem Land town

29 Apr 2019, Patrick Hunn

Hassell and non-profit organization Architects Without Frontiers (AWF) have collaborated with the Bawinanga Aboriginal Corporation on a concept design for a new cultural precinct in a Northern Territory town.

The office development at the corner of Collins and King streets by Cox Architecture and Gensler.

Cox, Gensler design two-tower office development for Melbourne’s Collins Street

24 Apr 2019, Editorial Desk AAU

Plans have been submitted for a $1.5 billion commercial development on Collins Street designed by Cox Architecture and Gensler.

Woodward Park in Liverpool's CBD, Western Sydney.

Nine practices shortlisted for Woodward Place development in Western Sydney

16 Apr 2019, Editorial Desk AAU

Liverpool City Council has invited nine practices to submit ideas for a master plan to transform Woodward Park over the coming years.

Tonkin Zulaikha Greer's design for the restoration and redevelopment of the heritage-listed Bondi Pavilion.

Council lodges reworked proposal for Bondi Pavilion

16 Apr 2019, Editorial Desk AAU

Waverley Council in Sydney’s inner-east has revealed a reworked design by architect Tonkin Zulaikha Greer (TZG) to restore and redevelop the heritage-listed Bondi Pavilion, originally designed by Robertson and Marks and built in 1929.

Jackson Architecture's design concept for the renovation of a brutalist diving platform and pool at the Harold Holt Swim Centre.

Jackson Architecture to design restoration of heritage-listed brutalist diving pool

16 Apr 2019, Editorial Desk AAU

Part of the original architecture team for a swimming pool complex in suburban Melbourne has produced designs for its renovations.

65-77 Market Street by FJMT.

FJMT designs tower atop heritage department store in Sydney CBD

10 Apr 2019, Editorial Desk AAU

The 20th century department store, which is locally heritage listed, would be refurbished to contain a mix of retail and office spaces crowned with a residential tower.

Wahat Al Karama, a monument at the United Arab Emirates Memorial Park in Abu Dhabi, designed by UAP, Bureau Proberts and British artist Idris Khan.

Bureau Proberts to design Australian pavilion at 2020 Expo Dubai

10 Apr 2019, Editorial Desk AAU

Brisbane-based architecture firm Bureau Proberts and creative studio Urban Art Projects have been announced as the designers for the Australian pavilion at Expo 2020 in Dubai.

Curtin University School of Design and the Built Environment.

John Wardle Architects designs new Curtin Uni School of Design and Built Environment

9 Apr 2019, Editorial Desk AAU

Curtin University’s new $110 million School of Design and the Built Environment will be designed by John Wardle Architects.

The entrance atrium of the Inner City South State Secondary College, designed by BVN.

Conceptual designs unveiled for inner-south Brisbane high school

8 Apr 2019, Editorial Desk AAU

The Queensland government has released conceptual designs by BVN for the new Inner City South State Secondary College.

Option one concept design.

MGS Architects produce triplet of concepts for Melbourne community centre

2 Apr 2019, Editorial Desk AAU

MGS Architects has produced three concept designs for the redevelopment of a park in Melbourne’s west, which will include a new community centre.

Sunshine Skills Hub by Woods Bagot.

Woods Bagot designs $35 million TAFE centre in Melbourne’s west

29 Mar 2019, Editorial Desk AAU

Woods Bagot has designed a building for Victoria University that will act as a hub for TAFE courses in Melbourne’s West.

The winning design is inspired by the rock pools of Sydney's famous beaches.

Construction of Green Square aquatic centre kicks off

24 Jan 2018, Editorial Desk AAU

Work has started on the construction of Sydney’s largest aquatic centre since the 2000 Olympics, with a rock pool-inspired design by Andrew Burges Architects.

Phoenix Gallery by John Wardle Architects/Durbach Block Jaggers.

Top future projects of 2015

21 Dec 2015, Editorial Desk AAU

We round up the upcoming projects most keenly anticipated by our readers in 2015.

The new NT art gallery designed by DKJ projects.architecture and Fender Katsalidis Mirams features a "cathedral"-like atrium.

Modern cathedral: New NT art gallery unveiled

9 Dec 2015, Linda Cheng

DKJ Projects Architecture and Fender Katsalidis Mirams’ design for a new NT art gallery is like a “cathedral of modern society.”

Subi Surf Park by MJA Studio and Wave Park Group.

Concepts for post-AFL Subiaco Oval

22 Oct 2015, Linda Cheng

Perth’s Subiaco Oval could be redeveloped as an artificial surf park or a hub of education and innovation.

Public lecture theatre and cafe by Tom Chan, Marris Dibley and Jenna Rowe.

Big ideas for tiny Melbourne triangle site

14 Oct 2015, Linda Cheng

A drone launching pad and a hovering magnetic museum are among the concepts for a tiny triangular site in Melbourne’s CBD.

A view from Aurora Stadium of the plans for a four-storey building on the Inveresk site.

$200m campus project to reshape Launceston

30 Sep 2015, Sian Johnson

A concept plan to consolidate the University of Tasmania’s northern campus has been released to the public.

A concept design for Circular Quay wharves upgrade by Woods Bagot.

Concept design for $200m Circular Quay wharves upgrade unveiled

29 Sep 2015, Linda Cheng

The NSW Government has unveiled a concept design for a $200 million upgrade to Sydney’s Circular Quay ferry wharves.

The plans for the St Kilda Triangle feature two pavilions, a cultural facility, a boutique hotel, an ampitheatre, a forecourt and a green space dubbed "the pleasure garden".

St Kilda Triangle NGV proposal revealed

29 Sep 2015, Sian Johnson

An ARM Architecture masterplan for the St Kilda site includes two pavilions, a “pleasure garden” and a cultural facility.

Proposed mixed-used development at Sydney's Central Park designed Foster and Partners with local collaborating architects PTW.

Foster’s Sydney towers approved

3 Sep 2015, Linda Cheng

A Foster and Partners-designed development at a central Sydney site has been approved.

The proposed new cooking school at Sydney Markets in Flemington designed by Durbach Block Jaggers.

Durbach Block Jaggers dishes up ‘new face’ for Sydney Markets

9 Jun 2015, Linda Cheng

Sydney Markets unveil a proposed new cooking school designed by Durbach Block Jaggers.

The Ribbon by Hassell architects will transform the Darling Harbour precinct.

Funding boost for Hassell’s the Ribbon

15 May 2015, Sian Johnson

Construction of the striking building closer after reports of backing from international property giant.

The University of Science and Technology by AS Architecture Studio.

A new university campus in Hanoi

30 Jan 2015, Linda Cheng

French consortium wins international design competition for University of Science and Technology Hanoi. Australian Donald Bates chaired the jury.

Acute Ward for New Hospital Bispebjerg by Terroir and CF Møller.

Terroir shortlisted in Danish Hospital competition

18 Dec 2014, Linda Cheng

Australian practice Terroir has been shortlisted the design of the Acute Ward at New Hospital Bispebjerg in Denmark.

Lujiazui Exhibition Centre by OMA.

In ship-shape: OMA appointed to transform disused shipyard into a new exhibition centre

18 Dec 2014, Linda Cheng

OMA has won an international competition to design the new Lujiazui exhibition centre in Shanghai.

First prize: Hi House by Melinda Dodson.

NEAT and proper: Housing ideas competition winners

24 Nov 2014, Linda Cheng

Winners announced for the New Experimental Architectural Typologies (NEAT) housing design competition.

The winning design is inspired by the rock pools of Sydney's famous beaches.

An urban rock pool wins Green Square Aquatic Centre competition

5 Nov 2014, Linda Cheng

Andrew Burges Architects with Grimshaw and TCL win the Green Square Gunyama Park and Aquatic Centre competition.

3XN's proposed new AMP Centre is made up of five twisting volumes.

3XN to design new tower in Sydney

25 Sep 2014, Linda Cheng

Danish architecture firm 3XN beats out locals, Pritzker winners to design forty-nine storey tower in Circular Quay.

Stewart Hollenstein + Colin Stewart Architects’ winning scheme for an urban living room, a field of indoor/outdoor spaces and a sunken garden.

Green Square Library & Plaza unveiled

27 Feb 2013

Winner of this two-stage competition is announced.

The facade will be sculpted to manage the tower’s wind forces.

Tower Melbourne

12 Feb 2013

Melbourne’s tallest residential tower (in the CBD) is given the green light.

The circular form of the Council of Representatives building, part of the Iraqi parliament complex by Assemblage, symbolizes convergence and stability.

Iraq’s new parliament complex unveiled

10 Jan 2013

London-based practice Assemblage unveils its competition-winning design for Iraq’s new parliament complex in Baghdad.

A render of a new stadium to be built in Addis Ababa, by design consortium LAVA, Designsport and JDAW.

LAVA wins Ethiopian design competition

2 Jul 2012

A new FIFA and Olympic-standard 60,000-seat stadium will be built in Addis Ababa thanks to LAVA’s competition-winning design.

Aspect Studios' design for UTS's Alumni Green.

Aspect Studios wins UTS design competition

2 Jul 2012

Aspect Studios has won an open design competition held by the University of Technology, Sydney, for its outdoor space Alumni Green.

Forté by Lend Lease.

World’s tallest CLT building

5 Jun 2012

Lend Lease is building what is to become the world’s tallest cross-laminated timber building.

LAVA's proposal for the headquarters of the Green Climate Fund in Bonn.

LAVA designs Green Climate Fund in Bonn

22 May 2012

The Laboratory for Visionary Architecture has been chosen to design the headquarters of the Green Climate Fund in Germany.

Render of Australia Towers II and III by Bates Smart.

Bates Smart’s Australia Towers II

22 May 2012

Construction on Bates Smart’s Australia Towers II at Sydney Olympic Park will commence in June.

The apartments on the upper levels have views of the harbour.

Eliza by Tony Owen Partners

12 May 2012

A new curvaceous apartment block emerges from the ground in Sydney.

Rio Tinto Naturescape environmental awareness centre, Kings Park, by Donaldson + Warn.

Donaldson + Warn design for Rio Tinto

21 Apr 2012

A new environmental awareness centre by Donaldson + Warn at Kings Park is under construction.