News | Six Degrees Architects’ $130 million mixed-used residential and commercial complex for Melbourne’s Docklands is for the “new generation of workers.”
News | Melbourne’s Campbell Arcade will be partially demolished as part of the Metro Tunnel rail project.
News | Melbourne’s first skyscraper, ICI House designed by Bates Smart McCutcheon, has been celebrated with a collectable, model on its 60th anniversary.
News | A new exhibition in Melbourne’s City Gallery examines how the city’s skyscrapers have affected the city’s street life.
News | The first of a wave of vertical schools planned for Melbourne, South Melbourne Primary School, designed by Hayball, has opened to students.
News | A local Melbourne council has nominated a UFO-shaped prefabricated house designed by Finnish architect Matti Suuronen for heritage protection.
News | The Australian Institute of Architects has welcomed a Victorian government decision to halt 26 “inappropriate” development applications for towers in Melbourne’s Fishermans Bend.
News | Plans to enlarge the amount of public space in Melbourne’s Albert Park have been removed from a draft masterplan after “overwhelming” public support for an 18-hole golf course.
News | Sustainable designer Joost Bakker says an urban farm atop a new shopping centre in suburban Melbourne will “truly support a sustainable world.”
News | Revised plans for the redevelopment of Melbourne’s Queen Vic Market has seen a “Market Garden” pavilion by Breathe significantly reduced in size.
News | Designed around an open atrium and rising to four stories, Prahran High School will be the latest in a string of vertical schools for inner Melbourne.
Discourse | Architectural historian Giorgio Marfella argues that Melbourne’s boxy towers are unfairly maligned and that “there is a risk that by not fully understanding their histories, some tall buildings may be unfairly dismissed.”
News | Local practices Grant Amon Architects and Brearley Architects and Urbanists have won a competition for the design of Australia’s first purpose-built LGBTQI Pride Centre in Melbourne’s St Kilda.
News | Work has begun on the conversion of a carpark in the Melbourne suburb of Prahran into a new 9,000-square-metre public park designed by Lyons and Aspect Studios.
News | A draft masterplan would see an 18-hole golf course within Melbourne’s Albert Park more than halved in size to make way for more space usable by the general public.
News | The Victorian government has unveiled Hassell’s design for an expanded park neighbouring a Metro Tunnel station.
News | A massive, inflatable structure inspired by trees and Gothic architecture has been installed in Melbourne’s Federation Square.
News | A $125 million multipurpose community centre inspired by Indigenous storytelling in Melbourne’s Narre Warren has opened to the public.
News | Melbourne’s 2017 MPavilion, designed by David Gianotten and Rem Koolhaas of OMA, will be host to a series of family-friendly installations.