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The proposed Kingston Arts Precinct by Fender Katsalidis and Oculus.
News | Editorial Desk AAU | 3 Jul 2019

Major new Canberra arts precinct on its way

The proposed Kingston Arts Precinct in Canberra, designed Fender Katsalidis and Oculus, has kicked off following an agreement between the ACT government and developer.

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.

Proposed QPAC theatre by Snøhetta and Blight Rayner Architecture.
News | Editorial Desk AAU | 16 May 2019

Blight Rayner and Snøhetta win QPAC theatre design competition

Norwegian practice Snøhetta and Brisbane firm Blight Rayner Architecture have together beaten out 23 other design teams to win a design competition for a new theatre at the Queensland Performing Arts Centre.

The proposed Australian Opal Centre by Glenn Murcutt and Wendy Lewin.
News | Editorial Desk AAU | 18 Mar 2019

Glenn Murcutt and Wendy Lewin’s opal museum secures funding

The Australian Open Centre will receive $20 million in government and community funding for the first stage of construction.

The proposed Sydney Modern expansion project for the Art Gallery of NSW by SANAA.
News | Linda Cheng | 21 Nov 2018

SANAA’s Sydney Modern project approved

The Art Gallery of New South Wales’s $344 million Sydney Modern expansion project designed by SANAA, has been granted planning approval.

The proposed refurbishment of the Australian Museum by Hames Sharley and Neeson Murcutt.
News | Linda Cheng | 30 Oct 2018

Australia’s oldest museum to undergo $57.5m refurbishment

The Australian Museum in Sydney will undergo a $57.5 million refurbishment to expand its exhibition spaces.

Arts Centre Melbourne designed by Roy Grounds, completed in 1984.
News | Linda Cheng | 14 Aug 2018

NH Architecture, Snøhetta to reimagine Arts Centre Melbourne’s Theatres Building

NH Architecture and Norwegian practice Snøhetta have been appointed to upgrade the Roy Grounds-designed Theatres Building at Arts Centre Melbourne.

The proposed redevelopment of Melbourne's Southbank arts precinct.
News | Linda Cheng | 4 Jun 2018

Major redevelopment of Melbourne’s arts precinct planned

Australia’s largest contemporary art gallery, a new creative hub and 18,000 square metres of new public space are planned for Melbourne’s arts precinct.

Central Foyer of the proposed Walsh Bay Arts Precinct redevelopment by Tonkin Zulaikha Greer.
News | Editorial Desk AAU | 24 May 2018

Tonkin Zulaikha Greer’s Walsh Bay arts precinct re-approved

The redevelopment of Walsh Bay arts precinct has been granted final planning approval with construction expected to begin in July.

Fleur Watson.
News | Editorial Desk AAU | 4 May 2018

Fleur Watson appointed executive curator of forthcoming Lyon Housemuseum Galleries

The Lyon Foundation has announced it has appointed Fleur Watson as executive curator of the new Lyon Housemuseum Galleries.

Indicative design for the proposed Powerhouse Museum in Parramatta.
News | Linda Cheng | 2 May 2018

Powerhouse relocation set in stone, international design competition forthcoming

The Powerhouse Museum will be completely relocated to Parramatta and the NSW government will soon conduct an international design competition for the new building.

The Australian Centre for the Moving Image occupies a four-storey purpose-built building at Melbourne's Federation Square designed by Lab Architecture Studio and Bates Smart.
News | Linda Cheng | 12 Apr 2018

Fed Square building to be redeveloped

The Victorian government has allocated $31.6 million to the redevelopment of a part of Melbourne’s Federation Square.

The winning proposal for the Cascades Female Factory History and Interpretation Centre by Liminal Studio, Snøhetta and Rush Wright Associates.
News | Linda Cheng | 2 Mar 2018

Liminal Studio, Snøhetta, Rush Wright win Cascades Female Factory competition

The winning team will design a new history and interpretation centre at Australia’s most significant historic site associated with female convicts.

Preliminary design of the redeveloped Thomas Dixon Centre.
News | Patrick Hunn | 26 Feb 2018

Conrad Gargett to design redevelopment of Queensland Ballet centre

Conrad Gargett has been appointed to design the refurbishment and extension of the Queensland Ballet’s Brisbane home.

The Australian Islamic Centre by Glenn Murcutt and Elevli Plus Architects.
News | Linda Cheng | 19 Dec 2017

Australian Islamic Centre and MPavilion make list of world’s top cultural buildings

International design magazine Wallpaper has unveiled a list of top cultural buildings around the world that includes two Australian projects designed by Pritzker Prize laureates.

The proposed Australian Opal Centre by Glenn Murcutt and Wendy Lewin.
News | Linda Cheng | 18 Dec 2017

Glenn Murcutt and Wendy Lewin design subterranean outback opal museum

A two-storey, 100-metre-long building with subterranean spaces designed by Wendy Lewin and Pritzker Prize laureate Glenn Murcutt will house the world’s most comprehensive collection of Australian opal treasures.

Central Foyer of the proposed Walsh Bay Arts Precinct redevelopment by Tonkin Zulaikha Greer.
News | Linda Cheng | 8 Nov 2017

Tonkin Zulaikha Greer’s Walsh Bay arts precinct designs revealed

Designs for the more than $200 million redevelopment of Walsh Bay arts precinct have been revealed.

Design concept for the proposed gallery in the Gold Coast Cultural Precinct.
News | Patrick Hunn | 17 May 2017

ARM’s Gold Coast gallery design updated, builder sought

The design concept for the Gold Coast Cultural Precinct has evolved since ARM Architecture and Topotek 1 won a competition for the precinct masterplan in 2013.

The Sydney Theatre Company renewal project by Hassell.
News | Linda Cheng | 7 Apr 2017

Sydney Theatre Company to undergo $60m redevelopment

The 1985 Sulman Medal-winning theatre facilities for Sydney Theatre Company will be refreshed by Hassell.

The existing Her Majesty's Theatre in Adelaide.
News | Linda Cheng | 22 Feb 2017

Cox Architecture to design revamp of Adelaide’s Her Majesty’s Theatre

Cox Architecture has been appointed to design a $35-million upgrade to Adelaide’s historic Her Majesty’s Theatre.