Tag: Casinos

The proposed tower at The Star Sydney by FJMT.
News | Linda Cheng | 21 Nov 2019

Planning commission nixes Pyrmont casino tower

A contentious proposal to construct a 237-metre-tall hotel and residential tower at the Star Casino in Sydney’s Pyrmont has been rejected.

The proposed tower at The Star Sydney by FJMT.
News | Editorial Desk AAU | 23 Sep 2019

Star Casino tower ‘contrary to common sense’

Architect Yvonne von Hartel, appointed to review a scathing report on the proposed FJMT tower, has delivered an even more damning rebuke of the design.

The proposed tower at The Star Sydney by FJMT.
News | Linda Cheng | 26 Jul 2019

Sydney’s Star Casino tower proposal should be axed, department recommends

The NSW planning department has determined a $530 million proposal to construct a hotel and residential tower at the Star Casino in Sydney’s Pyrmont should be refused.

Overview of the proposal for the Gold Coast Integrated Resort designed by Blight Rayner.
News | Editorial Desk AAU | 31 Oct 2018

Low-rise masterplan for Gold Coast Spit revealed in wake of axed skyscraper proposals

The Queensland Government has released a document outlining a number of possible options that could lead to an eventual masterplan for the Southport Spit.

The Adelaide Casino expansion by The Buchan Group.
News | Editorial Desk AAU | 23 May 2018

Adelaide casino expansion ready to roll

The $330 million expansion of Adelaide’s casino will begin construction in June, following the appointment of builder Hansen Yuncken.

The proposed Queens Wharf Brisbane casino resort masterplanned by Jerde Partnership.
News | Linda Cheng | 2 Jan 2018

Green light for Queens Wharf Brisbane casino resort

The multi-billion-dollar redevelopment of a historic government precinct in Brisbane into a casino resort will progress after its plan of development was approved.

Wrest Point Hotel Casino by Roy Grounds, 1973.
News | Linda Cheng | 25 Aug 2017

Australia’s first legal casino, designed by Roy Grounds, added to heritage register

A Roy Grounds-designed octagonal tower in Hobart has been permanently added to the Tasmanian Heritage Register.

The proposal for the Gold Coast Integrated Resort consists of five towers.
News | Linda Cheng | 1 Aug 2017

Qld gov’t dumps five-tower Gold Coast casino resort, commits to ‘low-density’ masterplan

The Queensland government has rejected a proposal for an integrated resort on The Spit and will instead move ahead with a masterplan for a 190-hecatre precinct.

Artist's visualization of the Adelaide Casino expansion.
News | Josh Harris | 26 Jul 2017

$330m Adelaide casino expansion confirmed

Construction on the expansion of Adelaide Casino will begin in early 2018 after Skycity confirmed commitment to the project.

The proposed Queens Wharf Brisbane casino resort masterplanned by Jerde Partnership.
News | Linda Cheng | 6 Jun 2017

Contentious Queen’s Wharf Brisbane casino resort submitted for assessment

Proponents of a widely derided, multi-billion-dollar casino resort development on “the birthplace of Brisbane” have submitted a plan of development for assessment.

The proposed public realm of the Gold Coast Integrated Resort designed by Blight Rayner.
News | Linda Cheng | 17 Mar 2017

‘Architecture as topography’: Blight Rayner’s $3b Gold Coast casino resort

Developer ASF Consortium has released details of the proposed public open spaces for its $3-billion, five-tower casino resort on the Gold Coast designed by Blight Rayner.

The proposed Crown Resorts tower at Barangaroo by Wilkinson Eyre.
News | Editorial Desk AAU | 5 Jan 2017

Crown’s Barangaroo tower to proceed after failed legal challenge

A community action group has lost a legal challenge against the NSW Planning Assessment Commission’s decision to approve the Crown casino tower at Barangaroo.

Design for the Star casino hotel tower by Grimshaw.
News | Editorial Desk AAU | 12 Oct 2016

Shortlisted designs revealed for Sydney’s Star casino hotel tower

Star Entertainment Group has revealed the shortlisted designs for its 200-metre-high hotel tower at the Star Casino site in Sydney.

Star Entertainment Group's proposed 200-metre tower.
News | Louisa Wright | 27 Sep 2016

Shortlisted announced for proposed Star hotel tower

Star Entertainment Group has revealed the three architecture firms shortlisted for its 200-metre-high hotel tower at the Star Casino site in Sydney.

Proposed Crown Resorts tower at Barangaroo by Wilkinson Eyre.
News | Linda Cheng | 5 Aug 2016

Wilkinson Eyre’s Crown Barangaroo tower faces legal challenge

Crown Resorts has been served with legal proceedings against the approval of its Wilkinson Eyre-designed casino tower in Barangaroo, Sydney.

Revised design of Crown tower and Watermans Cove at Barangaroo South.
News | Linda Cheng | 29 Jun 2016

Approval of Crown’s Barangaroo tower ‘disappointing,’ Institute says

A decision to approve Crown Resorts’ Wilkinson-Eyre-designed casino tower at Barangaroo South has been met with scathing criticism from the Australian Institute of Architects.

Revised design of Crown tower and Watermans Cove at Barangaroo South.
News | Linda Cheng | 1 Apr 2016

Crown Barangaroo tower escapes NSW planning scalpel

Crown Resorts’ Wilkinson-Eyre-designed casino tower at Barangaroo South has been put forward for approval, despite flouting recommendations to downsize the podium.

Proposed Crown Resorts tower at Barangaroo by Wilkinson Eyre.
News | Linda Cheng | 5 Feb 2016

NSW Planning takes scalpel to Crown tower

The NSW Department of Planning has recommended trimming the podium of the Wilkinson Eyre-designed Crown tower at Barangaroo.

The Adelaide Casino expansion.
News | Linda Cheng | 25 Jan 2016

Heritage no hurdle for Adelaide Casino expansion

The $300 million expansion of the Adelaide Casino has been approved, in spite of heritage concerns.

A visualization of the Gold Coast Integrated Resort to be masterplanned by Cox Rayner.
News | Linda Cheng | 12 Jan 2016

Cox Rayner to masterplan Gold Coast casino resort

Cox Rayner has been appointed to masterplan a multi-billion-dollar casino resort on the Gold Coast.