Tag: Brisbane

Urban Forest tower in South Brisbane by Koichi Takada Architects.
News | Editorial Desk AAU | 7 Jul 2020

Brisbane tower sprouting 1,000 trees proposed

Koichi Takada Architects has designed a 30-storey tower for South Brisbane that will be home to five times more trees than the nearby park.

Waterfront Brisbane by FJMT and Arkhefield.
News | Editorial Desk AAU | 30 Jun 2020

Two ‘city shaping’ towers for Brisbane’s waterfront

A $2.1 billion office development designed by FJMT and Arkhefield will comprise two tower at the edge of Brisbane’s city grid and the river.

The University of Queensland.
News | Editorial Desk AAU | 25 Jun 2020

UQ introduces new urban design degree

The University of Queensland has introduced a new masters degree in urban development and design aimed at creating sustainable cities.

University of the Sunshine Coast Moreton Bay campus foundation building, designed by Hassell.
News | Editorial Desk AAU | 28 May 2020

Former paper mill becomes university campus

Hassell has completed the “foundation building” for Australia’s newest university campus located on the site of a former paper mill in Queensland.

The Landing by Cusp Landscape Architects.
News | Editorial Desk AAU | 30 Apr 2020

Park at Queen’s Wharf Brisbane underway

Construction has begun on a 6,500 square metre park on the banks of the Brisbane River as part of the Queen’s Wharf Brisbane development.

Toowong Town Centre by Nettleton Tribe.
News | Editorial Desk AAU | 28 Apr 2020

Los Angeles-inspired shopping centre proposed for Brisbane’s Toowong

A $450 million shopping centre and urban plaza complex, inspired by a shopping centre in Los Angeles, is set to transform the centre of Toowong in Brisbane.

Landscape architect Kotchakorn Voraakhom, from Landprocess, shared lessons from Bangkok.
Discussion | Laura Harding | 25 Mar 2020

Defiant and spirited: The Architecture Symposium, Brisbane

At The Architecture Symposium, Brisbane, held on 13 March 2020, eight speakers reflected on the theme of water, refracting their architectural output through its unifying, yet mutable, lens.

The tower at 458 Wickham Street, Fortitude Valley, designed by Rothelowman.
News | Editorial Desk AAU | 11 Mar 2020

Approved office tower celebrates culture, identity and nature of Brisbane

A 12-storey office tower proposal in Brisbane, designed by Rothelowman, has been approved by Brisbane council.

HOTA Green Bridge by ARM Architecture.
News | Editorial Desk AAU | 20 Feb 2020

ARM Architecture’s HOTA Green Bridge opens

A sculptural bridge designed by ARM Architecture is the newest addition to the Gold Coast’s arts and cultural precinct.

K and T's Place by Nielson Jenkins. Photography: Shantanu Starick.
Talks | 12 Feb 2020

Our Houses Brisbane

Conversations between architects and clients, including Nielsen Jenkins and Edition Office.

Brisbane's South Bank precinct.
News | Editorial Desk AAU | 29 Jan 2020

Consortium appointed for ‘city shaping’ Brisbane South Bank masterplan

The new masterplan will replace one completed in 1997 by Denton Corker Marshall.

Indicative image from the Victoria Park Draft Vision, featuring the planned cultural centre.
News | Editorial Desk AAU | 20 Jan 2020

Draft vision for Brisbane’s largest open space revealed

Brisbane City Council has revealed its draft vision for a new public park that is set to bring “nature back into the city.”

The Student Union Building in 1965.
News | Josh Harris | 20 Dec 2019

Bid to save modernist UQ Union Complex fails

The Queensland Heritage Council has rejected an application to list a Stephen Trotter-designed building paving the way for its demolition.

The 2019 Urban Tropicality Conference, running from 5 to 8 December at the University of Queensland, brings together leaders in the fields of architecture and design from across the world.
News | Editorial Desk AAU | 4 Dec 2019

Hot urbanism: conference to explore architecture, climate change and inequality in the tropics

The 2019 Urban Tropicality Conference, running from 5 to 8 December at the University of Queensland, brings together leaders in the fields of architecture and design from across the world.

A concept for the riverfront presented in the City Reach Waterfront Masterplan.
News | Editorial Desk AAU | 13 Nov 2019

Brisbane council plans overhaul of ‘crowded,’ ‘narrow’ CBD riverfront

The stretch between the City Botanic Gardens and Howard Smith Wharves has been called “one of the least generous waterfronts” of its kind.

The Atrium, part of Place Design Group's Archerfield Wetlands precinct plan.
News | Editorial Desk AAU | 17 Oct 2019

Post-industrial wasteland to become ‘immersive’ wetlands park

A former industrial site in Brisbane will be restored and rehabilitated into an adventure nature park.

Student One Elizabeth Street by Arkhefield.
News | Editorial Desk AAU | 15 Oct 2019

Student housing towers revive historic Brisbane arcade

This pair of student housing towers is integrated with a refurbished historic arcade in Brisbane, which is the social heart of the complex.

Footpath Library by Jonathan Goh.
Discussion | Gemma Savio | 11 Oct 2019

Modernist pools and a micro library: 2019 Brisbane Open House editor’s picks

While it’s tricky to narrow down a must-see itinerary for Brisbane Open House from the 99 buildings on the program, the following sites are a good place to start.

"Connect and Celebrate" by Tract.
News | Editorial Desk AAU | 3 Sep 2019

Five ‘visionary ideas’ for Brisbane golf course transformation

Brisbane City Council has published five speculative plans for the transformation of a golf course north of Brisbane’s CBD into a public park.

Auchenflower House by Vokes and Peters, 2017 Houses Awards Australian House of the Year.
News | Editorial Desk AAU | 28 Aug 2019

Brisbane council developing strategy for a ‘design-led city’

Brisbane City Council is seeking feedback on two draft documents to guide quality design across the city.

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