Tag: Perth

The modest brick home ads to the heritage character of the suburb.
Projects | Rachael Bernstone | 28 Jul 2020

Simple yet sculptural: Marine

This rear addition to a heritage cottage on a raised corner block in Fremantle sits in harmony with the existing structure and enhances its cherished “ramshackle” nature.

Rooftop development at the Art Gallery of WA by TAG Architects and FJMT.
News | Editorial Desk AAU | 21 Jul 2020

Largest rooftop venue in Perth planned for Art Gallery of WA

Designed by TAG Architects and FJMT, the Elevate gallery space will be the largest rooftop venue in Perth.

The appointed government will consider proposals that could support WA's post-pandemic economic recovery.
News | Editorial Desk AAU | 26 May 2020

WA seeks new government architect

Geoff Warn, who served as government architect from 2013, concluded his term in February 2020.

Cottesloe Beach.
News | Editorial Desk AAU | 12 May 2020

Aspect’s Cottesloe foreshore masterplan progresses

Cottesloe council has appointed Aspect Studios to undertake detail design work for the masterplan of Cottesloe foreshore.

Concept design for the transformation of the former East Perth Power Station by Kerry Hill Architects.
News | Linda Cheng | 23 Apr 2020

Historic Perth power station to be transformed

Billionaires Kerry Stokes and Andrew Forrest are backing a $218 million development of the historic East Perth Power Station, with Kerry Hill Architects leading the design.

The Murdoch Health and Knowledge Precinct designed and masterplanned by Hassell.
News | Editorial Desk AAU | 15 Apr 2020

WA’s first ‘medihotel’ on its way

A hotel with the capacity to accommodate patients undergoing treatment and recovery is underway in Western Australia.

News | Editorial Desk AAU | 18 Mar 2020

Perth City Deal paused amid pandemic uncertainty

The Western Australian government has delayed the announcement of funding for projects under the Perth City Deal due to the COVID-19 pandemic.

Geoff Warn.
News | Editorial Desk AAU | 25 Feb 2020

Geoff Warn concludes term as WA Government Architect

Geoff Warn has stepped down as Western Australia’s Government Architect after seven years in services.

Elizabeth Quay Lots 5 and 6 by Rex and Hassell.
News | Editorial Desk AAU | 25 Feb 2020

New York architect revises major Elizabeth Quay two-tower development

Originally dubbed “Perth+,” the revised design for the waterfront development now omits the titular cantilevering section.

The Wellington mixed-use development by Woods Bagot.
News | Editorial Desk AAU | 19 Feb 2020

Woods Bagot’s ‘transformative’ three-tower project for Perth

A three-tower project near Perth Arena and Yagan Square will be an injection of 155 apartments.

Civic Heart by SS Chang Architects.
News | Editorial Desk AAU | 7 Feb 2020

Minister approves South Perth towers despite scathing assessment

A development proposal lacking in “memorability and distinctiveness” has been approved by the WA planning minister despite a series of rejections by local authorities.

New Academic Building by Lyons Architecture in collaboration with Officer Woods, The Fulcrum Agency, STH and Aspect Studios.
News | Editorial Desk AAU | 31 Jan 2020

Lyons-led team designs mass timber building for Perth university

Murdoch University’s New Academic Building will be the first large-scale timber building in Western Australia.

Indicative scheme for the Harry Butler Environmental Education Centre at Murdoch University.
News | Editorial Desk AAU | 21 Jan 2020

Competition to design new Perth university building

A competition has been launched for the design of for a new environmental education centre at its campus in Perth’s south.

New Museum for Western Australia by Hassell + OMA.
News | Patrick Hunn | 19 Dec 2019

Hassell and OMA blend old and new in completed WA museum

The New Museum for WA, a major addition to Perth Cultural Centre, has reached practical completion.

A CBD university campus for Perth?
News | Editorial Desk AAU | 30 Oct 2019

A CBD university campus for Perth?

Talks are underway for the relocation of a university campus to Perth CBD, under a city deal agreement between the state and federal governments.

Elizabeth Quay by ARM and TCL.
News | Editorial Desk AAU | 26 Sep 2019

WA gov’t merges two development agencies

A merger of two WA government development agencies spells a new era for state’s future.

Perth Pool by Group GSA.
News | Editorial Desk AAU | 24 Sep 2019

Olympic-size pool proposal floated for Swan River

Designed by Group GSA, the pool would sit within a simple, relocatable barge.

Tomich House by Iwan Iwanoff (1971).
News | Editorial Desk AAU | 26 Jun 2019

Perth photography exhibition celebrates Bulgarian-born architect Iwan Iwanoff

The Architecture of Iwan Iwanoff: through the lens of Jack Lovel celebrates the work of the Bulgarian-born architect who “is to Perth what Gaudi is to Barcelona.”

Proposed college building at Curtin University by Nettleton Tribe Architects.
News | Editorial Desk AAU | 12 Jun 2019

Six Degrees, Nettleton Tribe appointed to design $300m precinct at Curtin Uni

Six Degrees Architects and Nettleton Tribe Architects will each design elements of a new development within the Curtin University campus that will comprise university buildings and private developments.

Knutsford Stage 1 by Spaceagency Architects.
News | 19 Feb 2019

WA aims for better apartments with first stage of Design WA policy

The WA government has introduced the first stage of a new set of policies intended to foster good design for the built environment.

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