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View of Hobart’s CBD.
Discourse | Helen Norrie | 19 Jun 2019

Regional case studies: community engagement in Hobart

In the third in a series of essays on architecture in Regional Australia, Helen Norrie turns her eye to Hobart, one of Australia’s most rapidly changing regional cities.

Central tunnel in the Siloam expansion at Mona by Nonda Katsalidis and Falk Peuser of Fender Katsalidis.
News | Editorial Desk AAU | 11 Jun 2019

Fender Katsalidis completes subterranean ‘tunnel to nowhere’ at MONA

Fender Katsalidis has completed a subterranean expansion of the Museum of Old and New Art (MONA) in Hobart.

In the Hanging Gardens by Fender Katsalidis.
News | Editorial Desk AAU | 27 May 2019

Fender Katsalidis continues string of MONA projects with adaptive re-use of historic Hobart theatre

Preliminary designs by Fender Katsalidis have been revealed for the redevelopment of a part of central Hobart that includes the historic Odeon Theatre as a new “cultural precinct.”

Hobart Airport
News | Editorial Desk AAU | 12 Apr 2019

Woods Bagot appointed to design upgrade to Hobart Airport

Woods Bagot has been appointed to design the expansion of Hobart’s airport, which will double the terminal’s footprint and allow for direct international connections.

The group tour John Wardle's Captain Kelly’s Cottage and Shearer’s Quarters projects on Bruny Island.
Review | Ted Quinton | 9 Apr 2019

A sublime sojourn: The Architecture Symposium, Hobart

Ted Quinton reviews the inaugural Architecture Symposium, Hobart, a “weekend of learning in the Tasmanian landscape” that included a day filled with international and local speakers and a tour of John Wardle’s projects on Bruny Island.

The Commons Hobart by Core Collective Core Collective Architects.
News | Patrick Hunn | 4 Oct 2017

‘Simplicity and sustainability’: The Commons housing development heads to Hobart

A sequel to The Commons in Melbourne is planned for central Hobart, in what is thought to be Australia’s first carbon-positive multi-residential project.

Aerial view of a proposed hotel in central Hobart, by Xsquared Architects.
News | Patrick Hunn | 30 Aug 2017

Major revamp of Tasmanian planning edges closer to approval

A draft version of a bill that would allow the Tasmanian government to make planning decisions regarding major projects has been released.

Aerial view of the proposed hotel in central Hobart, by Xsquared Architects.
News | Patrick Hunn | 9 Aug 2017

Proposed Hobart skyscraper soars to 180 metres in updated designs

Updated designs to a controversial hotel tower proposal would see the building’s height increased by 60 metres and provide for major changes to the facade.

Discourse | Anitra Nelson | 8 Mar 2016

An environmentally just city works best for all in the end

RMIT researcher Anitra Nelson discusses the importance of environmental justice as Australia’s capital cities expand.

Wrest Point Hotel Casino refurbishment by Buchan Group.
News | Linda Cheng | 18 Dec 2015

Roy Grounds’ Hobart casino slated for $70m refurb

A proposal to redevelop Australia’s first legal casino, Hobart’s Wrest Point, has been unveiled.

An overview of Moab (MONA Accommodation Berriedale).
News | Sian Johnson | 3 Dec 2015

MONA to reimagine riverfront caravan park

Hobart’s MONA and Liminal Spaces Studio will transform a caravan park using prefab pods to offer inclusive accommodation.

The site of the 10 Murray Street building will be replaced by contemporary additions to Parliament Square.
News | Sian Johnson | 26 Nov 2015

Vexed renewal for Hobart square revealed

Images of Hobart’s Parliament Square project, which will see the demolition of an iconic office building, have been released.

Around 40 percent of the Macquarie Point development area will be made up of open space.
News | Sian Johnson | 23 Nov 2015

MONA to shape new public space for Hobart

The Museum of Old and New Art has promised to “challenge conventional thinking” in a proposal for Hobart’s Macquarie Point.

The project has been dubbed the "60k House", but Kerr says that the final product will more closely resemble a shack.
Practice | Sian Johnson | 27 Oct 2015

How to build a house for just $60k

Graduate architect Andrew Kerr set himself a challenge to build a one-bedroom house south of Hobart for just $60,000.

The site of the proposed Academy of Creative Industries and Performing Arts.
News | Linda Cheng | 9 Oct 2015

New UTAS cultural precinct on Hobart’s first slum

The University of Tasmania has announced plans to build a new cultural precinct on the site of city’s first slum.

The fountain's design was found through a national competition held in 1961.
News | Sian Johnson | 6 Aug 2015

The world’s best roundabout is in Hobart

The UK’s Roundabout Appreciation Society has named Hobart’s recently restored Railway Roundabout as the best in the world.