Tag: NSW

Victoria Cross over-station tower by Bates Smart.
News | ArchitectureAU Editorial | 25 Jun 2020

More NSW major projects to be fast-tracked

The NSW government has announced a further 19 state significant projects to be fast-tracked for assessment as part of the third tranche of its Planning System Acceleration Program.

University of New England Boilerhouse.
News | ArchitectureAU Editorial | 18 Jun 2020

Nine shortlisted to transform brutalist boiler house

The $15.25 million Boilerhouse Discovery Space project will transform the structure into an interactive children’s space.

University of New England Boilerhouse.
News | Linda Cheng | 14 May 2020

Architects invited to reimagine university boiler house

The University of New England is seeking expressions of interest from architects to convert decommissioned Boilerhouse.

News | Linda Cheng | 5 Feb 2020

Architects sidelined in major shake-up of NSW Independent Planning Commission

Four architects are currently members of the NSW Independent Planning Commission, but major reforms will see the commission move towards “a stronger focus on decision-making skills rather than technical expertise.”

The expansion to Arthur Boyd’s Riversdale property, deigned by Kerstin Thompson Architects.
News | ArchitectureAU Editorial | 29 Jan 2020

Construction begins on expansion to Arthur Boyd’s Riversdale

Work has begun on Kirsten Thompson Architect’s trestle bridge-inspired expansion to a building once owned by the late Arthur Boyd.

The design for a revitalized Victoria Theatre in Newcastle by Scott Carver Architects.
News | ArchitectureAU Editorial | 14 Oct 2019

NSW’s oldest theatre set for transformation

After decades of neglect, one of the oldest theatres buildings in Australia will be reborn as a live performance venue.

Opal Tower in Sydney was found to require significant rectification works after cracks appeared in the building.
News | Josh Harris | 4 Oct 2019

NSW gov’t promises more oversight over design in draft building bill

A draft bill circulated by the NSW government promises greater oversight over the design and construction of buildings.

Rather than demolish the original cottage, the designers and their clients opted to refresh
it with an extension that addresses the street and landscape.
Projects | Rebecca Gross | 7 Jun 2019

Coastal character: Piz House

This characterful addition to a beach shack in a former coal mining village in New South Wales, by Barnacle Studio, speaks to its historical narrative and neighbouring ancient landform.

A document prepared for the Sydney Cricket Ground Trust in 2016 showed Allianz Stadium could have been upgraded to meet safety standards for as little as $18 million.
News | Josh Harris | 22 Mar 2019

Stadia, Sirius and the missing middle: what the NSW election means for architects and the built environment

As New South Wales’ voters head to the polls this Saturday 22 March, issues relating to architecture and the built environment loom large.

Kathlyn Loseby.

Kathlyn Loseby becomes NSW chapter president of the Australian Institute of Architects

Kathlyn Loseby, chief operating officer of Crone, is the new president of the NSW chapter of the Australian Institute of Architects.

Tweed Valley Hospital by Silver Thomas Hanley and Bates Smart.
News | Josh Harris | 31 Jan 2019

Silver Thomas Hanley, Bates Smart design $534 million Tweed Valley Hospital

NSW Health has released concept designs for the new Tweed Valley Hospital, to be built on a greenfield site with panoramic views.

NSW State Design Review Panel members with planning minister Anthony Roberts.
News | Patrick Hunn | 4 Apr 2018

NSW government architect names members of pilot state-wide design review panel

The NSW government architect has announced the expert members who will be called upon to advise the government on state-significant projects.

Sydney Park Water Re-Use Project by Turf Design Studio and Environmental Partnership with Alluvium, Turpin and Crawford Studio and Dragonfly Environmental.
News | ArchitectureAU Editorial | 16 Mar 2018

Australian project wins Europe’s oldest built environment award

A park rehabilitation and storm water re-use project in Sydney by Turf Design Studio and Environmental Partnership has won one of the top awards at the UK Civic Trust Awards.

Sydney Park Water Re-Use Project by Turf Design Studio and Environmental Partnership with Alluvium, Turpin and Crawford Studio and Dragonfly Environmental.
News | Patrick Hunn | 15 Feb 2018

Australian project recognized in Europe’s oldest built environment awards

The Sydney Part Water Re-use project by Turf Design Studio and Environmental Partnership is in the running to receive a Civic Trust Award.

Sydney Park Water Re-Use Project by Turf Design Studio and Environmental Partnership with Alluvium, Turpin and Crawford Studio and Dragonfly Environmental.
News | Patrick Hunn | 28 Nov 2017

First state-wide green infrastructure policy drafted for NSW

Authored by the Government Architect NSW, a new draft policy for green infrastructure across the state has been released for public comment.

Sydney Harbour.
News | Patrick Hunn | 21 Nov 2017

‘Good design’ enshrined in NSW planning law for first time

The NSW state parliament has passed new planning legislation that promote “good design,” “proper construction” and the “sustainable management of built heritage”.

The NSW Architects Registration Board. L-R: Prof Gerard Reinmuth, Melonie Bayl-smith, Sue Weatherley, Nigel Bell, Peter Poulet, Milly Brigden, Dr Deborah Dearing, Sarah Marshall, Shaun Carter, Peter Salhani (Absent: Matt Curll)
News | Patrick Hunn | 22 Jun 2017

First woman president appointed to NSW Architects Registration Board

Architect Deborah Dearing and two non-architect members have been appointed to the NSW Architects Registration Board.

Initial planting at South Highlands Botanic Gardens, Bowral.
News | Patrick Hunn | 25 May 2017

Five architects to compete for design of visitor centre for regional NSW botanic garden

Five prominent architecture practices will submit designs for a visitor centre for a relatively young botanic garden in rural NSW.

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