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Central Melbourne.
News | Editorial Desk AAU | 14 Aug 2019

Infrastructure Australia warns ‘more must be done’ to maintain quality of life

Infrastructure Australia has warned that despite rising rates of investment in infrastructure, “more must be done if we are to maintain, let alone enhance, our quality of life and economic efficiency.”

Proposed stage one airport layout at Badgerys Creek.
News | Editorial Desk AAU | 24 Jan 2019

Expressions of interest sought for design of Western Sydney Airport terminal

A two-stage competitive process to find the architect of the new Western Sydney Airport terminal has begun.

A proposed underground Melbourne Airport railway station by Grimshaw Architects.
News | Linda Cheng | 18 Sep 2018

Private sector proposal for $15 billion Melbourne airport rail link

A private consortium has unveiled a proposal to for 27-kilometre airport rail link for Melbourne.

The proposed Adelaide Airport expansion by Hassell.
News | Linda Cheng | 15 Jun 2018

Adelaide Airport’s $165m expansion approved

Adelaide Airport has announced its $165 million expansion project designed by Hassell has been approved.

Bowen Place Crossing by Chris Oates.
News | Patrick Hunn | 20 Oct 2017

Canberra’s roads, power poles and underpasses captured in paint

The award-winning Bowen Place Crossing by Lahznimmo and Spackman Mossop Michaels is one of the subjects of an exhibition of work by artist Chris Oates.

Albert Street Bridge by Archipelago and Lat 27.
News | Editorial Desk AAU | 20 Oct 2017

Australia’s first diagonal span arch bridge mooted for Parramatta

A proposed “practical and stylish” footbridge designed by Archipelago and Lat27 is set to become a new landmark of Parramatta.

The West Gate Tunnel Project designed by Wood Marsh and Tract Consultants.
News | Patrick Hunn | 23 Aug 2017

Experts recommend significant changes to West Gate Tunnel project

Prominent architects, landscape architects and urban designers warn the Victorian government’s proposed West Gate Tunnel could “delay development.”

The Heidelberg energy storage centre by LAVA.
News | Patrick Hunn | 9 Aug 2017

Work begins on transforming a German gas tank into a LAVA-designed ‘energy tower’

LAVA’s design will wrap a 1950s oil tank in a kinetic veil made up of 11,000 diamond-shaped plates.

The West Gate Tunnel Project designed by Wood Marsh and Tract Consultants.
News | Patrick Hunn | 24 Jul 2017

‘Retrograde solution’: West Gate Tunnel Project a ‘permanent blight,’ says PIA

A submission by the Planning Institute of Victoria has taken issue with the Victorian government’s plans to connect central Melbourne to the city’s west via a major road and cross-river tunnel.

Proposed stage one airport layout at Badgerys Creek.
News | Patrick Hunn | 3 May 2017

Sydney Airport Corporation declines to building second airport in west Sydney

The corporation’s decision means that the federal government will assume the total cost of constructing the airport in Badgerys Creek, estimated to cost up to $6 billion.

The proposed Tasman Highway Memorial Bridge by Denton Corker Marshall.
News | Linda Cheng | 26 Apr 2017

Denton Corker Marshall designs new bridge for Hobart

Denton Corker Marshall has been appointed to design a new pedestrian and cycle bridge in Hobart that will connect two of the city’s most significant public spaces.

Design of the Sydney CBD and South East Light Rail stop at Moore Park by Grimshaw Architects.
News | Linda Cheng | 18 Apr 2017

Grimshaw designs light rail stations for Sydney’s CBD and south-east

Grimshaw Architects has created a prototype for 19 Sydney light rail stops slated for the CBD and the south-east.

The West Gate Tunnel Project designed by Wood Marsh and Tract Consultants.
News | Linda Cheng | 12 Apr 2017

Wood Marsh, Tract Consultants design Melbourne’s West Gate Tunnel

The design of the $5.5 billion West Gate Tunnel Project by Wood Marsh and Tract Consultants references the Indigenous heritage and maritime history of Melbourne’s West.

A concept design for central park precinct by Sydney Olympic Park Authority (SOPA) with assistance from Ruker Urban Design.
News | Louisa Wright | 19 Oct 2016

NSW government reveals updated Sydney Olympic Park masterplan

The New South Wales government has revealed an updated Sydney Olympic Park Masterplan 2030 following its 2016 review.

Underpass Park in Toronto by Phillips Farevaag Smallenberg with The Planning Partnership and Paul Raff Studio. Melbourne group Left Under believes this project serves as an examples of how the spaces "left under" Melbourne's sky rail could be used.
News | Ricky Ray Ricardo | 10 Oct 2016

Independent group rallies community to design spaces ‘left under’ proposed Melbourne sky rail

An independent group seeks to identify proposals for the 225,000 square metres of open space that elevated rail will deliver.

Design for Swan Street Bridge upgrade by BKK Architects.
News | Linda Cheng | 2 Sep 2016

Architect selected for Swan Street Bridge upgrade

The Victorian government has awarded the contract to design the $30 million redevelopment of Melbourne’s Swan Street Bridge.

Conceptual proposal for a Sky Way elevated rail at Flinders University.
News | Linda Cheng | 19 Aug 2016

Could a driverless, elevated rail solve Australia’s transport woes?

South Australia’s former transport chief has proposed a driverless, battery-operated elevated rail system for Flinders University in Adelaide.

The CLARA high speed rail model is an extension of the failed idea of building new towns in greenfield areas, says professor Peter Newman.
Discourse | Peter Newman | 20 Jul 2016

High-speed rail? At $200 billion we’d better get it right

Curtin University professor of sustainability Peter Newman warns that the new high-speed rail proposal must favour urban regeneration over the “failed idea” of building new towns in greenfield areas.

A durable palette of precast concrete, Corten steel, washed aggregate paving and porphyry setts was used in the hardscaping of the project.
Projects | Roger Pegrum | 30 Jun 2016

Come to pass: Bowen Place Crossing

A “refreshingly minimalist” design by Lahz Nimmo Architects with Spackman Mossop Michaels offers safe passage for pedestrians and cyclists under Canberra’s Kings Avenue Bridge.

Design for Swan Street Bridge upgrade by John Wardle Architects.
News | Linda Cheng | 21 Jun 2016

Designs for Swan Street Bridge upgrade unveiled

John Wardle Architects, BKK Architects, Sally Draper Architects and Watson Architecture and Design are in a head-to-head in a contest to design the Melbourne’s Swan Street Bridge.