Tag: Canberra

The proposed expansion of the Australian War Memorial will be most significant investment since its establishment after World War One.
News | Linda Cheng | 14 Jul 2020

‘Wasteful’ war memorial project should be abandoned

The Institute said the the Australian War Memorial project has had “clear and numerous failures of due process.”

A design option for the CIT Woden campus.
News | ArchitectureAU Editorial | 26 May 2020

Early designs for Canberra Institute of Technology campus released

The ACT government has released early indicative concept designs for a major university campus and bus interchange for Woden in Canberra.

The proposed new southern entrance with a cone-shaped occulus designed by Scott Carver.
News | Linda Cheng | 12 May 2020

Controversial Australian War Memorial expansion referred to parliamentary inquiry

The controversial expansion of the Australian War Memorial by Scott Carver and Cox Architecture has been referred to the Parliamentary Standing Committee on Public Works.

News | ArchitectureAU Editorial | 18 Mar 2020

Major new university campus mooted for Canberra

A deal between UNSW and the National Capital Authority could see a major new university campus built within Canberra’s Parliamentary Triangle.

Screenwood ceilings at ACT Law Courts.

Screenwood ceilings at ACT Law Courts

Showcasing an architectural and effective approach to acoustics.

The view of Fender Katsalidis Architects’ Republic – set to become Canberra's tallest building – from Lake Ginninderra.

Canberra buildings of five or more storeys to go before design review panel

The remit of the National Capital Design Review Panel, which begins permanent operation on October 1, has been expanded to include buildings all across Canberra.

Enrico Taglietti.
People | Howard Tanner | 9 May 2019

A Canberra visionary: Vale Enrico Taglietti 1926 – 2019

Architect Howard Tanner remembers the late Enrico Taglietti, who brought a European sophistication and sensibility to the national capital.

Kambri by BVN.
News | ArchitectureAU Editorial | 12 Feb 2019

BVN, Aspect and Lahznimmo complete $260m new campus precinct for ANU

BVN, Aspect Studios and Lahznimmo have completed an ensemble of buildings and public spaces for the Australian National University.

Model of Namako at the Kengo Kuma Laboratory, University of Tokyo.
News | Josh Harris | 13 Jul 2018

Kengo Kuma unveils sea cucumber-inspired installation for Design Canberra Festival

Japanese architect Kengo Kuma has unveiled a prototype of what will be a mammoth three-metre-high, 12-metre-wide installation for 2018’s Design Canberra Festival.

Parliament House by Mitchell Giurgola and Thorp.
Discussion | Kim Dovey | 24 May 2018

How to fix Parliament House - what about some neighbours?

In the wake of the 30th anniversary of the opening of Parliament House, Kim Dovey uses the building to examine the “relations of architecture to power.”

Work begins on first private development inside Canberra’s London Circuit

Work begins on first private development inside Canberra’s London Circuit

A Bates Smart-designed office, hotel and retail precinct will be the first private sector development on the Vernon Circle side of Canberra’s London Circuit.

The East Block Building designed by government architect John Smith Murdoch
News | Josh Harris | 13 Dec 2017

Government privatizes Parliamentary Triangle sites for $122.5 million

The federal government has sold to private developers the sites of Anzac Park West, Anzac Park East, East Block, and a Constitution Avenue development site in Canberra’s Parliamentary Triangle.

"The Grounds of Garemma" submission to the Canberra micro park design competition.
News | Patrick Hunn | 29 Aug 2017

Public to vote on transportable “micro park” ideas in central Canberra

A public competition has seen six ideas for a “micropark” shortlisted for construction. A landscape architect will be engaged to turn the winning idea into reality.

Bates Smart unveils first private development inside Canberra’s London Circuit
News | Patrick Hunn | 7 Mar 2017

Bates Smart unveils Canberra development

Newly released designs for a new development in Canberra will be the first private sector development inside London Circuit.

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