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Melbourne Business School by Woods Bagot.
News | Editorial Desk AAU | 12 Aug 2019

Woods Bagot designs new home for Melbourne Business School

Woods Bagot has led the development of a concept design and planning application for a new hub for the University of Melbourne’s Melbourne Business School.

The Denton Corker Marshall design for the site, which was first put forward in 2009, has been scotched by planning minister Richard Wynne.
News | Editorial Desk AAU | 9 Aug 2019

Denton Corker Marshall’s languishing Windsor Hotel proposal snuffed out

Victoria’s planning minister Richard Wynne has refused to extend a permit to construct a 26-storey tower behind Melbourne’s historic Windsor Hotel.

The Harris Transportable Housing Project units by Schored Projects.
News | Patrick Hunn | 9 Aug 2019

Tenants move in to Schored Projects’ relocatable units for the homeless

Sophie Dyring, the architect of the 57 tiny houses being erected on surplus government land in Melbourne for the homeless, said empathy was key to the project.

The revised design for Southbank by Beulah, designed by UN Studio and Cox Architecture.
News | Editorial Desk AAU | 7 Aug 2019

Plans lodged for UN Studio and Cox Architecture’s $2 billion Southbank tower

Beulah International has submitted a planning application with the Victorian government for its much-hyped Southbank tower project, designed by UN Studio and Cox Architecture.

The Peters Ice Cream factory administration building designed by D. Graeme Lumsden.
News | Editorial Desk AAU | 6 Aug 2019

Modernist ice cream factory recommended for heritage status

The modernist Peter Ice Cream factory administration building in Melbourne’s Mulgrave has been recommended for state heritage listing by the executive director of Heritage Victoria.

Indicative design of the Australian Education City.
News | Editorial Desk AAU | 9 Jul 2019

Gov’t axes plan for $31b ‘education city’ in Melbourne’s west

The Victorian Government has dropped a consortium that it had previously chosen to develop an unused stretch of land in Melbourne’s west into an “education city.”

Proposed Coburg railway station by Wood Marsh.
News | Editorial Desk AAU | 13 Jun 2019

Wood Marsh to design new Coburg, Moreland stations in Melbourne’s north

Wood Marsh is working on the designs of two redeveloped train stations in Melbourne’s north, as part of the Victorian government’s level crossing removal project.

News | Editorial Desk AAU | 5 Jun 2019

Fender Katsalidis designs youth emergency housing in central Melbourne

Fender Katsalidis has contributed pro-bono architecture and interior design services to a new early intervention and crisis services centre in central Melbourne.

The proportions of the new marble hearth have been exaggerated to register the length of the living room.
Projects | Gemma Savio | 31 May 2019

The art of inhabitation: Kia Ora

International Style modernism tempered by a youthful Italianate spirit instils this Melbourne apartment by Baracco and Wright Architects with a new layer of architecture that nimbly resists periodization.

Whitehorse Centre by BKK Architects and Kerstin Thompson Architects.
News | Editorial Desk AAU | 31 May 2019

BKK and Kerstin Thompson Architects win competition for community arts centre in suburban Melbourne

BKK Architects and Kerstin Thompson Architects, together with landscape architect practice Aspect Studios, have won a design competition for the redevelopment of a cultural and performing arts centre in Melbourne’s suburban east.

Frame by ARM Architecture.
News | Editorial Desk AAU | 29 May 2019

ARM designs timber office tower atop shopping centre in central Melbourne

ARM Architecture, designers of the redevelopment of the Melbourne Central shopping centre in 2001, return to the complex with a design for a timber office addition.

New residential towers along Melbourne’s Elizabeth Street as viewed from Queen Victoria Market.
Discourse | Timothy Moore | 24 May 2019

Taming wild cities: the tall buildings of Australia show why we need strong design guidelines

Timothy Moore looks at Melbourne’s “unruly and wild” crop of towers, and asks why there exists such a “gulf between what the centres of Australian cities look like […] and community expectations”

A concept image for a pedestrianized Elizabeth Street.
News | Editorial Desk AAU | 22 May 2019

Melbourne council continues pedestrianization push with Elizabeth Street plan

City of Melbourne councillors have voted to endorse a plan that will see Melbourne’s Elizabeth Street closed to cars over a number of years.

Illustrative design of the La Mama rebuild by Cottee Parker Architects.
News | Editorial Desk AAU | 20 May 2019

‘Simple and restrained’ post-fire rebuild of Melbourne’s La Mama Theatre

Meg White, an architect with a 25-year background in set design and performance, is behind the design of the new La Mama Theatre.

A New Architects Melbourne event held during the 2017 MPavilion events season.
News | Editorial Desk AAU | 15 May 2019

Expressions of interest sought for 2019 event program at Glenn Murcutt-designed MPavilion

The Naomi Milgrom Foundation is seeking expressions of interest from people with ideas for events for a six-month program to accompany the Glenn Murcutt-designed MPavilion.

Table setting by Danielle Brustman for Kay and Burton.
News | Editorial Desk AAU | 2 May 2019

Dinner theatre: Designers set table scenes for arts fundraising

Australia’s leading artists, designers and creatives have created 44 lavish table settings for a three-day-only exhibition to raise funds for the National Gallery of Victoria.

La Trobe University student accomodation by Jackson Clements Burrows Architects.
News | Editorial Desk AAU | 1 May 2019

JCB Architects designs timber student accommodation complex at La Trobe Uni

JCB Architects have designed two student accommodation buildings for La Trobe University in Melbourne that will be made of mass timber.

New Oxford Scholar interior by March Studio.
News | Editorial Desk AAU | 30 Apr 2019

March Studio reworks historic student pub in Melbourne

The former Oxford Scholar pub in the north of the Melbourne CBD has reopened as a function and event space for RMIT University, following a renovation designed by March Studio.

The office development at the corner of Collins and King streets by Cox Architecture and Gensler.
News | Editorial Desk AAU | 24 Apr 2019

Cox, Gensler design two-tower office development for Melbourne’s Collins Street

Plans have been submitted for a $1.5 billion commercial development on Collins Street designed by Cox Architecture and Gensler.

Breathe Architecture want the image of New Zealand prime minister Jacinda Ardern hugging a Muslim woman to be painted onto the Tinning Street silos in Brunswick.
News | Editorial Desk AAU | 24 Apr 2019

Christchurch ‘image of hope’ to be painted on Melbourne silos

Breathe Architecture is supporting a campaign to have an image of Jacinda Ardern hugging a Muslim woman painted on silos in Brunswick.