News | LAVA’s design will wrap a 1950s oil tank in a kinetic veil made up of 11,000 diamond-shaped plates.
News | 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.
News | 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.
News | 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.
News | Grimshaw Architects has created a prototype for 19 Sydney light rail stops slated for the CBD and the south-east.
News | 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.
News | The New South Wales government has revealed an updated Sydney Olympic Park Masterplan 2030 following its 2016 review.
News | An independent group seeks to identify proposals for the 225,000 square metres of open space that elevated rail will deliver.
News | The Victorian government has awarded the contract to design the $30 million redevelopment of Melbourne’s Swan Street Bridge.
News | South Australia’s former transport chief has proposed a driverless, battery-operated elevated rail system for Flinders University in Adelaide.
Discourse | 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.
Projects | 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.
News | 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.
News | Bennelong Bridge, a privately funded no-car bridge traversing the Parramatta River in Sydney has opened.
News | The Office of the Victorian Government Architect supports the ‘sky rail’ despite previous concerns about elevated rail.
Discourse | Plans for an elevated rail line in Melbourne have proved controversial, but many of the advantages of rail-over-road are being ignored.
News | The Aus Infrastructure Plan recommends user-pays roads to service a growing population, but ignores green infrastructure.
News | Designs are out for Melbourne’s ‘sky rail’ project, but planners point to a lack of community consultation.
Discourse | Funding for rail infrastructure projects has become a significant road block to progress. Peter Newman proposes a new entrepreneur led approach that turns transport planning on its head.