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320 George Street by Hames Sharley.
News | Editorial Desk AAU | 15 Aug 2019

Hames Sharley’s slender Brisbane tower approved

A proposal for a slender, 30-storey tower atop a heritage building in central Brisbane, designed by Hames Sharley, has been approved.

1-11 Oxford St. by Tonkin Zulaikha Greer.
News | Editorial Desk AAU | 13 Aug 2019

Tonkin Zulaikha Greer designs adaptation of Sydney cinema and nightclub

A vacant bar, cinema and nightclub on Sydney’s Oxford Street would become a multipurpose building containing both entertainment venues and a purpose-built medical facility under a new proposal.

The Denton Corker Marshall design for the site, which was first put forward in 2009, has been scotched by planning minister Richard Wynne.
News | Editorial Desk AAU | 9 Aug 2019

Denton Corker Marshall’s languishing Windsor Hotel proposal snuffed out

Victoria’s planning minister Richard Wynne has refused to extend a permit to construct a 26-storey tower behind Melbourne’s historic Windsor Hotel.

The Peters Ice Cream factory administration building designed by D. Graeme Lumsden.
News | Editorial Desk AAU | 6 Aug 2019

Modernist ice cream factory recommended for heritage status

The modernist Peter Ice Cream factory administration building in Melbourne’s Mulgrave has been recommended for state heritage listing by the executive director of Heritage Victoria.

Footscray Psychiatric Centre designed by the Victorian Public Works Department, 1972–77.
News | Linda Cheng | 24 Jul 2019

Brutalist ‘brooding hulk’ recommended for heritage listing

The former Footscray Psychiatric Centre has been recommended for state heritage listing by the executive director of Heritage Victoria.

The Capitol, undergoing refurbishment.
News | Linda Cheng | 3 Jun 2019

Griffins’ Capitol Theatre restored, reopened

Melbourne’s Capitol Theatre, originally designed by Walter Burley Griffin and Marion Mahony Griffin in 1924, has been restored by Six Degrees Architects.

Illustrative design of the La Mama rebuild by Cottee Parker Architects.
News | Editorial Desk AAU | 20 May 2019

‘Simple and restrained’ post-fire rebuild of Melbourne’s La Mama Theatre

Meg White, an architect with a 25-year background in set design and performance, is behind the design of the new La Mama Theatre.

Footscray Psychiatric Centre, designed circa 1969 by an unknown architect.
News | Josh Harris | 13 May 2019

Campaign to save the brutalist Footscray Psychiatric Centre

The National Trust and a brutalism-loving photographer are campaigning for a psychiatric centre in Footscray to be heritage-listed.

Bidura Metropolitan Remand Centre by the NSW Government Architect’s Office, led by J.W. (Ian) Thomson.
News | Josh Harris | 10 May 2019

Brutalist Bidura children’s court to be demolished after council appeal fails

A NSW court has rejected the City of Sydney’s appeal against a 2018 decision allowing a developer to demolish the Bidura Children’s Court and Metropolitan Remand Centre (MRC).

Chris Fox, Interloop, installation view, Wynyard Station (2017).
Award | 25 Mar 2019

National Trust Heritage Awards

The National Trust Heritage Awards are the signature event of the Australian Heritage Festival and are now in their 25th year of recognising heritage projects.

The proposed redevelopment of Edith Cavell building by Elevation Architecture.
News | Josh Harris | 20 Feb 2019

Designs unveiled for the redevelopment of heritage buildings in Brisbane’s Herston Quarter

A development application has been submitted for the heritage precinct within Australian Unity’s Herston Quarter in central Brisbane.

The redeveloped Macquarie Centre by NH Architecture and Hames Sharley.
News | Josh Harris | 4 Feb 2019

NH Architecture, Hames Sharley designed mall halted in favour of ice rink

The developer of a Sydney shopping mall has frozen redevelopment plans following widespread community backlash over the proposed demolition of an existing ice rink.

The Sirius building by Tao Gofers, 1979.

Selling Sirius would be a ‘grave mistake’

Clover Moore, Shaun Carter, Alex Greenwich and Jamie Parker have penned an open letter asking the NSW premier to reconsider the sale of the Sirius building in this open letter.

Munro development by Bates Smart and Six Degrees Architects.
News | Editorial Desk AAU | 22 Jan 2019

Work begins on Munro development at Queen Vic Market

Construction has begun on the large-scale community and residential development of a site adjacent to the historic Queen Victoria Markets in central Melbourne.

Grant House by Peter McIntyre (1956).
News | Linda Cheng | 18 Jan 2019

Peter McIntyre Beaumaris house recommended for heritage listing

A mid-century modernist house in Melbourne, one of Peter McIntyre’s innovative and experimental bowstring truss designs, has been recommended for state heritage listing.

The Old Synagogue proposal by Arcadia Design Studio.
News | Editorial Desk AAU | 15 Jan 2019

Historic former Fremantle synagogue to become hospitality venue

Perth-based Arcadia Design Studio has reimagined a historic former synagogue in Fremantle into a cluster of bars and restaurants.

Bowden House by Harry Seidler (1954).
News | Editorial Desk AAU | 9 Jan 2019

Seidler house owners fight heritage listing

The owners of a house in Canberra designed by modernist architect Harry Seidler have launched a legal challenge to have its recent heritage listing overturned.

The proposed Nihon University campus at the former Newcastle courthouse by Azusa Sekkei.
News | Linda Cheng | 19 Dec 2018

Former Newcastle courthouse to become Japanese university campus

The heritage-listed former Newcastle courthouse will be transformed into a English language school for Japanese exchange students.

Bowden House by Harry Seidler (1954).
News | Editorial Desk AAU | 23 Nov 2018

Seidler’s Bowden House added to ACT Heritage Register

The ACT Heritage Council has added a Canberra house designed by Harry Seidler to its heritage register.

Bidura Metropolitan Remand Centre by the NSW Government Architect's Office, led by J.W. (Ian) Thomson.
News | Patrick Hunn | 19 Nov 2018

Court approves demolition of brutalist former children’s court in Sydney

The demolition of a brutalist former court building in Sydney’s Glebe has been approved following a ruling in the New South Wales Land and Environment Court.