Tag: Parramatta

Powerhouse Parramatta proposal by AL_A (UK) and Architectus (Australia).
News | Editorial Desk AAU | 11 Jun 2020

Four alternative proposals for Powerhouse Parramatta

The unsuccessful proposals from the international competition to design the design the Powerhouse Parramatta museum have been released.

Indicative image of the redeveloped Stadium Australia by Cox Architecture, a project now dropped.
News | Editorial Desk AAU | 1 Jun 2020

Sydney stadium refurb scrapped, but Parramatta Powerhouse pushes ahead

The NSW government has abandoned plans to refurbish Stadium Australia but will push ahead with Parramatta Powerhouse.

The winning design for Parramatta Aquatic Centre by Grimshaw, Andrew Burges Architects and McGregor Coxall.
News | Editorial Desk AAU | 20 Apr 2020

Green light for much-anticipated Parramatta pool

The much-anticipated Parramatta Aquatic and Leisure Centre project is a step close to fruition, with council approving the lodgement of a main works development application.

The future home of the WSU architecture program, by Tzannes and Blight Rayner.
News | Editorial Desk AAU | 3 Feb 2020

New $60k scholarship for women to study architecture

As part of a newly developed architecture program, Western Sydney University will offer a Master of Architecture (Urban Transformation) from March 2019.

Engineering Innovation Hub by Tzannes and Blight Rayner.
News | Editorial Desk AAU | 26 Nov 2019

Green light for Western Sydney vertical campus

Designed by Tzannes and Blight Rayner, the 19-storey Engineering Innovation Hub will be home to Western Sydney University’s architecture school.

5 Parramatta Square by Manuelle Gautrand Architecture, Designinc and Lacoste and Stevenson.
News | Editorial Desk AAU | 14 Aug 2019

Reworked design for Parramatta’s new civic building

The City of Parramatta has lodged a development application for its long-planned civic building on Parramatta Square, designed by Manuelle Gautrand Architecture, Designinc and Lacoste and Stevenson

Indicative design for the proposed Powerhouse Museum in Parramatta.
News | Patrick Hunn | 28 Feb 2019

Jeanne Gang joins Parramatta Powerhouse jury, parliamentary inquiry slams project as ‘expensive and unnecessary’

The jury for the international design competition for a new Powerhouse Precinct at Parramatta has been finalized.

Parramatta Leagues Club Hotel by Hassell.
News | Editorial Desk AAU | 21 Feb 2019

Stadium hotel overlooking Parramatta Park proposed

Hassell has designed a 17-storey hotel in Parramatta on a site neighbouring the under-construction Western Sydney Stadium.

Engineering Innovation Hub by Tzannes and Blight Rayner.
News | Editorial Desk AAU | 15 Feb 2019

Tzannes, Blight Rayner win competition for Parramatta engineering campus

A team comprising Tzannes and Blight Rayner Architecture has won a design excellence competition for a vertical campus for two Sydney universities in Parramatta.

The future home of the WSU architecture program, by Tzannes and Blight Rayner.
News | Editorial Desk AAU | 4 Feb 2019

Western Sydney University to offer Master of Architecture

As part of a newly developed architecture program, Western Sydney University will offer a Master of Architecture (Urban Transformation) from March 2019.

50 Macquarie Street by Crone.
News | Editorial Desk AAU | 14 Jan 2019

Crone’s terraced Parramatta tower approved

The Sydney Central City Planning Panel has approved a proposal for a 25-storey office tower in central Parramatta, designed by Crone, with landscape architecture by Urbis.

Indicative image of University of Sydney Parramatta/Westmead campus.
News | Patrick Hunn | 14 Nov 2018

University of Sydney’s proposed Western Sydney campus shakes up plans for Parramatta heritage precinct

The NSW government has announced an agreement with the University of Sydney to make a $500 million investment in the planning and construction of a campus in Parramatta/Westmead in Western Sydney.

Woods Bagot designs sets of towers for Parramatta
News | Editorial Desk AAU | 27 Aug 2018

Woods Bagot designs sets of towers for Parramatta

Two separate tower proposals are currently before planning authorities, which would bring three skyscrapers to the Parramatta CBD.

The proposed 87 Church Street by Nettleton Tribe and Fox Johnston.
News | Editorial Desk AAU | 2 Aug 2018

Nettleton Tribe, Fox Johnston design Parramatta’s tallest residential tower

Nettleton Tribe and Fox Johnston have won a design competition for a 62-storey residential tower in Parramatta.

Indicative design for the proposed Powerhouse Museum in Parramatta.
News | Linda Cheng | 2 May 2018

Powerhouse relocation set in stone, international design competition forthcoming

The Powerhouse Museum will be completely relocated to Parramatta and the NSW government will soon conduct an international design competition for the new building.

Roman Catholic Orphan School, Parramatta, view of staff and orphans assembled in front of two storey brick building, c. 1870s - 1880s
News | Patrick Hunn | 17 Nov 2017

Parramatta Female Factory added to National Heritage List

The federal government has added a heritage-rich site near the Parramatta CBD to the National Heritage List, potentially frustrating the NSW state government’s plans to develop the site.

Parramatta Square office towers designed by Johnson Pilton Walker.
News | Josh Harris | 16 Nov 2017

Construction begins for Parramatta Square ‘twin towers,’ Aspire Tower to follow

Central Parramatta’s transformation is underway, with works beginning for a Johnson Pilton Walker-designed tower development.

The Parramatta Square public domain by James Mather Delaney Design, Taylor Cullity Lethlean, Tonkin Zulaikha Greer and Gehl Architects.
News | Patrick Hunn | 20 Oct 2017

Lack of gov’t support sabotages Sydney’s bid to become 2020 World Design Capital

Unable to secure the required government support, Sydney’s bid to become the World Design Capital in 2020 has been defeated.

Albert Street Bridge by Archipelago and Lat 27.
News | Editorial Desk AAU | 20 Oct 2017

Australia’s first diagonal span arch bridge mooted for Parramatta

A proposed “practical and stylish” footbridge designed by Archipelago and Lat27 is set to become a new landmark of Parramatta.

The proposed light rail station at Telopea.
News | Editorial Desk AAU | 18 Oct 2017

Parramatta light rail extension to Olympic Park on the way

The NSW government has confirmed plans to expand the scope of the proposed Parramatta Light Rail line.

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