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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.

32 Smith Street Parramatta by Fender Katsalidis.
News | Editorial Desk AAU | 28 Sep 2017

‘Most translucent building in Parramatta’ wins tower design competition

Fender Katsalidis have won a competition to design a commercial tower in the rapidly developing Parramatta CBD.

The proposed Parramatta Square civic building by Manuelle Gautrand Architecture, DesignInc and Lacoste and Stevenson.
News | Patrick Hunn | 21 Sep 2017

Development application for $89m ‘giant stair of crystalline blocks’ in Parramatta lodged

Parramatta City Council has lodged a development application for a new civic building in Parramatta Square designed by Manuelle Gautrand Architecture, DesignInc and Lacoste and Stevenson.

The site of the "Block H" development in Wentworth Point, Sydney.
News | Patrick Hunn | 7 Sep 2017

Six selected in design competition for 1,000 new homes in western Sydney

Australian and international practices have been invited to submit designs for a high-density residential complex in the Sydney suburb of Wentworth Point.

The proposed “interactive digital carpet” in the Parramatta Square public domain by James Mather Delaney Design, Taylor Cullity Lethlean, Tonkin Zulaikha Greer and Gehl Architects
News | Editorial Desk AAU | 9 Aug 2017

Expressions of interest sought for Sydney Design Festival

Sydney Design Festival organizers are looking for program contributors from architecture and landscape architecture for one of the world’s longest-running design festivals.

Indicative render of the proposed new Powerhouse Museum in Parramatta.
News | Linda Cheng | 1 Aug 2017

Powerhouse Parramatta confirmed, gov’t to purchase riverfront site

The NSW government has confirmed that a new Powerhouse Museum will be built in Parramatta and committed to purchasing its preferred site for the museum.

Allegory of a Cave by Emily Floyd at the entranceway of 1 Parramatta Square by Architectus.
News | Patrick Hunn | 17 May 2017

Vertical university campus opens in the heart of Parramatta Square

The new, $220.5 million 14-storey Peter Shergold building is the first completed project in the $2b renewal of the Parramatta CBD.