Tag: Competitions

Protagonist by Cumulus Studio.
News | Editorial Desk AAU | 6 Dec 2019

New Arts Centre cafe sheathed in bronze curtain

The design of a new cafe in the forecourt of the Roy Grounds-designed Arts Centre play on an iconic and universally understood element of theatre.

Singapore Founders Memorial proposal by Cox Architecture and Architects 61.
News | Linda Cheng | 4 Nov 2019

Australians make Singapore Founders Memorial shortlist

Proposals inspired by the Singaporean flag, the human hand and the city’s parks have made the shortlist for a design competition for a memorial to the city-state’s independence movement.

B100 project by Openwork.
News | Editorial Desk AAU | 1 Nov 2019

Four urban design projects compete in Melbourne Awards

The City of Melbourne has shortlisted for projects in the first-ever urban design category of the Melbourne Awards.

Concept design of the Western Sydney Airport passenger terminal by Zaha Hadid Architects and Cox Architecture.
News | Patrick Hunn | 29 Oct 2019

Zaha Hadid, Cox win Western Sydney airport design competition

The airport, planned for a site at Badgerys Creek approximately 51 kilometres west of the Sydney CBD, is planned to be operational by 2026.

First place winner: "The Gap" by Marti Fooks, Claire Winsor, Suhas Vasudeva and Jacqueline Heggli

Winners revealed: The Future Park Design Ideas Competition

An “ambitious vision that combines a critique of a social injustice with a driver for landscape change in the city“ has won The Future Park Design Ideas Competition.

An indicitive design for the Cockle Bay Wharf redevelopment by FJMT, Tony Caro Architecture and Aspect Studios.
News | Editorial Desk AAU | 2 Oct 2019

Top firms compete to design controversial Cockle Bay Wharf tower

Six teams have been shortlisted in a design competition to design a 183-metre office tower on Sydney Harbour.

Italian design practice Formafantasma was commissioned by the NGV in 2017 to conduct a new body of research that investigated the impacts of the global trade in rare earth materials for consumer electronic products.
News | Editorial Desk AAU | 19 Sep 2019

$20k design challenge for e-waste

Urgent, real-world problems need creative ideas. The NGV and Creative Victoria has set designers a challenge.

Kampung Admiralty by WOHA, the 2018 WAF Building of the Year. WOHA's co-founder Richard Hassell is on the Asia Pacific jury.
News | Editorial Desk AAU | 9 Sep 2019

Panel of sustainability experts to judge $2m sustainable architecture competition

Billed as “the word’s most significant” competition of its kind, the Lafarge Holcim Awards, will accept entries until February 2020.

Barangaroo Point, Sydney, November 2014. Aerial image taken from Nearmap.
News | Editorial Desk AAU | 14 Aug 2019

International landscape architecture prize offers unprecedented US$100,000

US-based education and advocacy organization The Cultural Landscape Foundation has launched an international landscape architecture prize worth US$100,000 to be conferred biennially.

Aerial photography of the former Brookes Jetty.
News | Editorial Desk AAU | 12 Aug 2019

Ideas competition to rebuild beloved St Kilda beach jetty

A community-based organization in Melbourne’s St Kilda has launched a $5,000 ideas competition to reimagine a historic jetty.

The proposed tower will be located at 205 North Quay in Brisbane.
News | Editorial Desk AAU | 5 Aug 2019

Four teams compete to design $600m Brisbane tower

Four local and international architectural teams are shortlisted in competition to design a proposed $600 million tower in the centre of Brisbane.

Proposal for the redevelopment of the Indiana Tea House site by Durbach Block Jaggers Architects with Ohlo Studio and Aspect Studios.
News | Linda Cheng | 5 Jul 2019

Four competing designs for Cottesloe beach pavilion redevelopment

The developer behind Perth’s Indiana Tea House at Cottesloe Beach has released four shortlisted design concepts for the site’s redevelopment.

Transformers by Yiyun Yang and Hongxuan Chen.
Product | AAU Products | 3 Jul 2019

Young designers win one-day bathroom product design challenge with moveable restroom concept

A duo of young Melbourne designers has won a one-day challenge with an ingenious design for a moveable airport restroom.

Whitehorse Centre by BKK Architects and Kerstin Thompson Architects.
News | Editorial Desk AAU | 31 May 2019

BKK and Kerstin Thompson Architects win competition for community arts centre in suburban Melbourne

BKK Architects and Kerstin Thompson Architects, together with landscape architect practice Aspect Studios, have won a design competition for the redevelopment of a cultural and performing arts centre in Melbourne’s suburban east.

A scene from a past Roca One Day Design Challenge event.
Product | Editorial Desk AAU | 15 May 2019

One-day bathroom product design challenge comes to Australia for the first time

A Roca One Day Design Challenge in Melbourne on 15 June will see the winning team win a $7,000 prize and a ticket to Barcelona.

Bates Smart's winning design for apartments at Kangaroo Point in Brisbane.
News | Editorial Desk AAU | 15 May 2019

Bates Smart wins design competition for clifftop apartments at Kangaroo Point

Bates Smart has won a design competition for an apartment project in Brisbane.

4-6 Bligh Street by Woods Bagot.
News | Editorial Desk AAU | 8 Mar 2019

Woods Bagot wins competition for 55-storey hotel in central Sydney

Woods Bagot has won an architectural design competition for a mixed-use tower in central Sydney that will comprise a hotel and office space.

Indicative design for the proposed Powerhouse Museum in Parramatta.
News | Patrick Hunn | 28 Feb 2019

Jeanne Gang joins Parramatta Powerhouse jury, parliamentary inquiry slams project as ‘expensive and unnecessary’

The jury for the international design competition for a new Powerhouse Precinct at Parramatta has been finalized.

Herbert Bayer-design sign for the Bauhaus in Dessau.
News | Editorial Desk AAU | 19 Feb 2019

Germany launches international design competition in celebration of Bauhaus centenary

The German government has launched a design competition to mark 100 years since the founding of the legendary Bauhaus School.

An indicative design for the National Aboriginal Art and Cultures Gallery released by the then-Liberal opposition in the lead up to the March 2018 election.
News | Josh Harris | 7 Feb 2019

SA gov’t pushes ahead with Adelaide Contemporary alternative

A scoping study for a National Gallery for Aboriginal Art and Cultures at the old Royal Adelaide Hospital site has been announced by the state government.