Tag: Education

A sepia photo of residents performing a play in 1913 (a provocative “paean to female agency”) becomes a frieze for the body of the Sibyl Centre.
Projects | Rachel Hurst | 22 Jun 2020

‘Looking backwards to look forwards’: Sibyl Centre

Stories dating back more than a century infuse this addition to the first university college for women in Australia.

Locating the preparatory school along the western boundary of the campus maximizes open playing space, while enhancing the campus enclosure.
Projects | Leon van Schaik | 16 Jun 2020

Pursuing the campus vision: Christ Church Grammar Preparatory School

With_Architecture Studio’s recent addition to Perth’s Christ Church Grammar School is a cleverly configured preschool-to-year-six block designed to suit many pedagogical methods.

The new three-storey Docklands Primary School by Cox Architecture with McGregor Coxall. Education infrastructure is at the heart of the government's stimulus package.
News | Editorial Desk AAU | 18 May 2020

Government boost for Victoria’s construction industry

The Victorian government has promised $2.7 billion to boost the construction sector, with the bulk of the money going towards education infrastructure and public and community housing.

The proposed Scientia Project at Monte Sant'Angelo Mercy College by Hayball.
News | Editorial Desk AAU | 14 May 2020

Hayball designs new sports and science centre for North Sydney school

The proposed Scientia project for a catholic girls’ school in North Sydney will stack science labs, indoor and outdoor learning areas and sports courts over four levels.

The planned Ivanhoe Estate redevelopment.
News | Editorial Desk AAU | 28 Apr 2020

NSW government to fast track 24 major projects

Schools, a university campus and housing are among the first tranche of projects to be fast tracked by the NSW government to boost the economy during the COVID-19 crisis.

Santa Sophia Catholic College by BVN.
News | Editorial Desk AAU | 28 Apr 2020

Vertical Catholic school approved for Box Hill

Designed by BVN, Santa Sophia Catholic College will accommodate 1,860 students from kindergarten to year 12, 130 staff, and an early learning centre for 60 children.

Chatswood High School redevelopment by Architectus.
News | Editorial Desk AAU | 7 Apr 2020

‘School on a hill’ and ‘school in the trees’ planned for Chatswood

Architectus has unveiled designs for a major overhaul of the public high school and primary school at Chatswood, a high-growth suburb on Sydney’s lower north shore.

James Cook University Central Plaza by Cox Architecture.
News | Editorial Desk AAU | 4 Mar 2020

James Cook University central plaza complete

The new central plaza features a curved canopy adorned with a large-scale artwork illustrating the environment, identity, and morphology.

The future home of the WSU architecture program, by Tzannes and Blight Rayner.
News | Editorial Desk AAU | 3 Feb 2020

New $60k scholarship for women to study architecture

As part of a newly developed architecture program, Western Sydney University will offer a Master of Architecture (Urban Transformation) from March 2019.

Herbert Bayer-design sign for the Bauhaus in Dessau.
News | Editorial Desk AAU | 20 Dec 2019

Award celebrates innovation in architecture education

The International Union of Architects (UIA) has announced a new award, open to architecture faculties around the world, that aims to celebrate innovative approaches to architecture education.

Designinc's Sandeep Amin and Tara Keast.
News | Editorial Desk AAU | 29 Nov 2019

WSU introduces Indigenous architecture scholarship

A new scholarship program, funded by Desgininc, aims to support Indigenous architecture students at Western Sydney University.

Engineering Innovation Hub by Tzannes and Blight Rayner.
News | Editorial Desk AAU | 26 Nov 2019

Green light for Western Sydney vertical campus

Designed by Tzannes and Blight Rayner, the 19-storey Engineering Innovation Hub will be home to Western Sydney University’s architecture school.

UTS Blackfriars Precinct Industry Hub by Tonkin Zulaikha Greer.
News | Editorial Desk AAU | 18 Nov 2019

TZG’s refined design for UTS research hub

After winning a design competition in 2017, Tonkin Zulaikha Greer has further developed its proposal for a brick and glass research hub in the historic Blackfriars education precinct.

Proposed WSU Bankstown City Campus by Lyons.
News | Editorial Desk AAU | 13 Nov 2019

Plans for third vertical campus for Western Sydney University revealed

The 19-storey tower, designed by Lyons, would accommodate 10,000 students in Bankstown

Karl-Martin Buch Frederiksen.
People | Patrick Hunn | 8 Oct 2019

Designing schools with ‘joy and optimism’

“The future is not so dangerous and it is precisely the interesting questions for the future that make us draw better projects.”

The Cranbrook School Hordern Oval precinct by Architectus.
News | Editorial Desk AAU | 25 Sep 2019

Gov’t approval for $125m Sydney private school redevelopment

The plans, designed by Architectus, call for a major expansion of facilities at one of Australia’s most expensive private schools.

Kerstin Thompson Architects' recently completed Northcote High School Performing Arts & VCE Centre is shortlisted for the 2019 World Architecture Festival Awards.
News | Editorial Desk AAU | 28 Aug 2019

Architects appointed to design eight new schools in Victoria

The Victorian government has appointed four local architecture firms to design eight new schools around the state.

UTS Central.
News | Editorial Desk AAU | 19 Aug 2019

Twisted UTS tower completes 10-year campus redevelopment

The University of Technology Sydney (UTS) has opened a curvaceous companion to its landmark brutalist tower in the centre of Sydney.

Melbourne Business School by Woods Bagot.
News | Editorial Desk AAU | 12 Aug 2019

Woods Bagot designs new home for Melbourne Business School

Woods Bagot has led the development of a concept design and planning application for a new hub for the University of Melbourne’s Melbourne Business School.

The proposed STEMM building at the University of Newcastle by Lyons and EJE Architecture.
News | Editorial Desk AAU | 1 Aug 2019

‘Horizontal icon’: Lyons, EJE design flagship University of Newcastle STEMM building

The University of Newcastle has unveiled designs of a flagship building by Lyons and EJE Architecture for its STEMM precinct at the Callaghan campus.

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