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The bulk of the Green Square Library is buried underground, with parts emerging from the ground plane as a series of built elements and sunken voids.
Projects | Charles Rice | 10 Sep 2019

A diorama in a messy city: Green Square Library and Plaza

In the evolving urban precinct of Sydney’s Green Square, the unconventional organization of a library and its plaza – designed by Studio Hollenstein in association with Stewart Architecture – is driven by an urban approach that loosens the division between inside and outside.

Dyuralya Square by Oculus and the City of Sydney.
News | Editorial Desk AAU | 13 Feb 2018

Disused Green Square lot to become 2,000-square-metre public square

Work will soon begin on the construction of a new public park on a vacant block of land in the Green Square urban renewal precinct, designed by Oculus.

Waranara Early Learning Centre by Fox Johnston Architects.
News | Patrick Hunn | 6 Feb 2018

Fox Johnston-designed childcare centre opens in disused Sydney hospital

A childcare centre has opened inside the former South Sydney Hospital in the rapidly growing Green Square precinct of inner-eastern Sydney.

The winning design is inspired by the rock pools of Sydney's famous beaches.
News | Editorial Desk AAU | 24 Jan 2018

Construction of Green Square aquatic centre kicks off

Work has started on the construction of Sydney’s largest aquatic centre since the 2000 Olympics, with a rock pool-inspired design by Andrew Burges Architects.

A plan of Garraway Park designed by Oculus.
News | Louisa Wright | 31 May 2016

Two new parks for Sydney’s Green Square

The designs for two new parks at Sydney’s Green Square have been released.

Green Square Plaza by Stewart Hollenstein and Colin Stewart Architects.
Discourse | Tom Lee | 25 May 2016

Move over suburbia, Green Square offers new norm for urban living

Tom Lee takes a look at Green Square in inner-Sydney, an area of medium- to high-density developments. He finds that despite the vertical form, some 20th-century suburban principles can be observed.

Proposed Green Square Plaza by Stewart Hollenstein and Colin Stewart Architects.
News | Linda Cheng | 28 Apr 2016

New visions for Green Square Plaza

The City of Sydney has revealed new visions for an open-air plaza at Green Square designed by Stewart Hollenstein and Colin Stewart Architects.

Sydney's Green Square will be the mostly densely populated place in Australia by 2030, with 22,000 people per square km.
News | Sian Johnson | 8 Oct 2015

Green Square density to exceed Hong Kong’s

Sydney’s Green Square will be the most densely populated place in Australia by 2030, with 22,000 people per square km.

Fox Johnston's will transform the heritage-listed outpatient building at South Sydney Hospital into a childcare centre.
News | Linda Cheng | 7 Sep 2015

Vertical preschool among new childcare centres by Fox Johnston, Burges

The City of Sydney unveils designs for two new childcare centres by Fox Johnston and Andrew Burges.

The public recreational space, Dyuralya Square,will feature garden rooms, a water play park, landscaped terraces, a cafe, native plants and trees and a large lawn.
News | Sian Johnson | 21 Aug 2015

Green Square lot to become vibrant space

An empty lot in Sydney’s largest urban renewal area will feature garden rooms, a water play park and landscaped terraces.

Conceptual design for Drying Green Park by McGregor Coxall.
News | Linda Cheng | 21 Jan 2015

Green Square’s Drying Green Park approved

McGregor Coxall’s conceptual designs for new proposed Green Square park has been approved by the City of Sydney.

The winning design is inspired by the rock pools of Sydney's famous beaches.
News | Linda Cheng | 5 Nov 2014

An urban rock pool wins Green Square Aquatic Centre competition

Andrew Burges Architects with Grimshaw and TCL win the Green Square Gunyama Park and Aquatic Centre competition.

The timber lined arched canopy is an extension of the existing interior arches.
News | Linda Cheng | 3 Sep 2014

Stutchbury’s new outdoor space for Green Square

Peter Stutchbury’s proposed new outdoor community space transforms the former South Sydney Hospital site.

The winning proposal for Flinders Street Station design competition by Hassell + Herzog & de Meuron.
Discourse | Tania Davidge | 13 Aug 2014

A competitive culture

Tania Davidge on the importance of architectural design competitions in a public, cultural context.

Andrew Burns Architect | Green Square Aquatic Centre competition scheme: pool hall, view to outdoor pool and sports field.
News | 17 Jun 2014

Green Square Design Competition finalists

Five Sydney teams shortlisted to design Green Square Aquatic Centre and Gunyama Park.

Stewart Hollenstein + Colin Stewart Architects’ winning scheme for an urban living room, a field of indoor/outdoor spaces and a sunken garden.
News | 27 Feb 2013

Green Square Library & Plaza unveiled

Winner of this two-stage competition is announced.

Felix Laboratories’ (Fremantle) shortlisted proposal for Green Square Library and Plaza.
News | 24 Oct 2012

Green Square competition shortlist

Five finalists have been announced in the City of Sydney’s Green Square Library and Plaza design competition.