Infrastructure – roads, rail and power supplies – is the lifeblood of our urban existence. Kim Crestani explores the expanding role of the architect in the physical, organizational structures and facilities that support our way 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.”
A two-stage competitive process to find the architect of the new Western Sydney Airport terminal has begun.
A private consortium has unveiled a proposal to for 27-kilometre airport rail link for Melbourne.
Adelaide Airport has announced its $165 million expansion project designed by Hassell has been approved.
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.
A proposed “practical and stylish” footbridge designed by Archipelago and Lat27 is set to become a new landmark of Parramatta.
Prominent architects, landscape architects and urban designers warn the Victorian government’s proposed West Gate Tunnel could “delay development.”
LAVA’s design will wrap a 1950s oil tank in a kinetic veil made up of 11,000 diamond-shaped plates.
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.
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.
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.
Grimshaw Architects has created a prototype for 19 Sydney light rail stops slated for the CBD and the south-east.
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.
The New South Wales government has revealed an updated Sydney Olympic Park Masterplan 2030 following its 2016 review.
An independent group seeks to identify proposals for the 225,000 square metres of open space that elevated rail will deliver.
The Victorian government has awarded the contract to design the $30 million redevelopment of Melbourne’s Swan Street Bridge.
South Australia’s former transport chief has proposed a driverless, battery-operated elevated rail system for Flinders University in Adelaide.
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 “refreshingly minimalist” design by Lahz Nimmo Architects with Spackman Mossop Michaels offers safe passage for pedestrians and cyclists under Canberra’s Kings Avenue Bridge.