A collaboration between five architectural practices, RMIT University’s New Academic Street revels in diversity as a series of “theatrical stage sets” reinvigorates utilitarian buildings and reconnects them to their urban setting.
GHDWoodhead’s transformation of the 1970s Geelong headquarters of Victoria’s largest urban water corporation into a striking contemporary office is symbolic of the urban renewal at the regional city’s cultural and civic heart.
A small, unassuming biology pavilion, Harmer Architecture’s Monash University Biological Sciences Laboratory combines austere materiality with expressive geometry to engage with its program and natural surrounds.
Suffused with a conscious connection to place and community, Bendigo’s new hospital designed by Silver Thomas Hanley and Bates Smart fosters a sense of repose with quiet confidence and civic gravitas.
The 2018 Commonwealth Games Village, designed by Arkhefield, ARM and Archipelago, optimizes the potential of its Parklands site and sets a precedent for considered medium-density development on the Gold Coast.
The distinctive design of this eminent cancer centre in Melbourne, by Silver Thomas Hanley, DesignInc and McBride Charles Ryan, evokes optimism and inspires hope.
Two new towers by Candalepas Associates, the hotel QT Melbourne on Russell Street and the AHL Headquarters on George Street in Sydney, complement the existing fabric of the city with compositional finesse.
Designed by Architectus, the Mandeville Centre at Melbourne school Loreto Mandeville Hall is an “affirmation of architectural credentials,” the building providing an appropriate counterpoint to its heritage setting and maximizing potential for learning interactions.
Six Degrees Architects references De Stijl and late modernism in its design of this business accelerator for the burgeoning community of Melton, west of Melbourne.
With the aspiration to create one of the healthiest headquarters in the world, Medibank enlisted multidisciplinary design firm Hassell to create a head office where employees have freedom to choose how and where they work.
Branch Studio’s chapel forges a new connection between two suburban schools, serving dual purpose as a sacred and a civic space.
A school in Melbourne readies its students for the world of the virtual, with a firm grasp on the value of the real.
McIntyre Partnership’s expressive learning centre at Trinity Grammar in Melbourne serves as a chronicle of the architecture of Peter McIntyre.
At the University of Melbourne, a partnership between John Wardle Architects and NADAAA yields a layered new school rich in ideas and meticulous in detail.
With this public library in Melbourne’s Docklands, Clare Design shows how a small, community-minded building can help instil a still-young urban precinct with a sense of place.
The Melbourne home of the Australian Institute of Architects speaks of the integral role of the architecture profession in the future of Australia’s cities.
MGS Architects’ revitalization project results in a contemporary landmark that makes a worthy contribution to the urban fabric of Bendigo.
This police station by Kerstin Thompson Architects embodies a domestic and civic conversation.
Sinclair Knight Merz’s robust addition to Federation University Australia in Ballarat.
University of Melbourne’s new medical research facility by Grimshaw and Billard Leece Partnership.
Grimshaw Architects in association with The Buchan Group “civilizes” Australia’s third largest retail mall, in Melbourne’s north-west.
Workshop Architecture’s old school thinking in a new building designed for flexibility.
An office by Hassell with spaces designed to be bustling, relaxed and easily adapted.
Bates Smart’s National Centre for Synchrotron Science in Melbourne creates the conditions in which to see.
Sean Godsell Architects’ RMIT Design Hub functions “as both a building and declaration”.
A lightweight civic structure by Williams Boag Architects is embraced by the Bendigo locals.
A village of learning centres by McBride Charles Ryan looped around a set of courtyards.
Lyons’ new building for La Trobe University brings students and researchers together.
This RMIT building by Allan Powell Architects shows a maturity and restraint often found in genuinely iconic buildings.
Tony Hobba Architects’ beach kiosk at Torquay, Victoria.