Tag: Public Transport

In 2014, the small Austrian village of Krumbach invited seven international architects to design bus stops for the town, including Bränden stop by Sou Fujimoto.
News | Editorial Desk AAU | 30 Jun 2020

Hobart council calls for ‘playful’ bus shelter designs

The City of Hobart has launched a competition to design innovative bus shelters for the city.

Raising the railway line above ground, as Cox Architecture did for their work along the Caulfield to Dandenong Corridor, provides an opportunity to transform the land beneath.
Projects | Ian Woodcock | 24 Jan 2020

On track: Level Crossing Removal Project

Level crossing removals have been part of Melbourne’s strategy since 1929. With more removals in 2018 than ever before, it is pertinent to assess three of these new projects that strive to extend the public realm.

Chalmers Street entrance by Woods Bagot and John McAslan and Partners.
News | Editorial Desk AAU | 28 Nov 2019

New grand entrance to Sydney’s Central Station unveiled

Part of a $955 million redevelopment of Sydney’s main railway station, the new entrance is designed to “sweep” passengers in.

Designinc's redevelopment of Redfern Station will see the introduction of a six-metre-wide concourse across the rail corridor between Marian and Little Eveleigh streets.
News | Editorial Desk AAU | 7 Nov 2019

Redevelopment of Sydney railway station revealed

Designinc is the practice behind the design of the redevelopment of a major railway station in the inner-Sydney suburb of Redfern.

Coburg Station by Wood Marsh.
News | Editorial Desk AAU | 28 Oct 2019

Wood Marsh’s Coburg, Moreland stations to begin construction

The Victorian government has awarded contracts to for the delivery of new Coburg and Moreland railway stations designed by Wood Marsh.

Pitt Street north building.
News | Editorial Desk AAU | 18 Sep 2019

Build-to-rent and Sydney metro combine in integrated development

Sydney’s first build to rent project will be part of an integrated development above a proposed metro station in the central 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.

Showground station by Hassell.
News | Patrick Hunn | 11 Jun 2019

Hassell completes stations, parks and plazas for Sydney Metro Northwest

The first leg of Sydney’s new driverless Sydney Metro railway project is finished, replete with new train stations and surrounding landscapes designed by Hassell.

Concept visualization of Woolloongabba Station.
News | Editorial Desk AAU | 8 Apr 2019

Hassell appointed to Brisbane’s Cross River Rail consortia

The Queensland government has released indicative designs for the new stations to be built in Brisbane as part of the Cross River Rail project.

Melbourne Airport.
News | Editorial Desk AAU | 24 Jul 2018

Victorian gov’t to match federal funding on Melbourne airport railway

The Victorian government has confirmed its preferred route for the proposed Melbourne Airport Rail Link, and $5 billion in funding for the project.

View looking towards the public park across Themeda Avenue.
News | Editorial Desk AAU | 18 Jul 2018

NSW government proposes 1,100-home enclave around western Sydney Metro station

A proposal for the development of government-owned land around an under-construction Sydney metro station would bring higher-density residential buildings to western Sydney.

Melbourne Airport.
News | Patrick Hunn | 12 Apr 2018

Federal government pledges $5b for Melbourne airport rail

Prime Minister Malcolm Turnbull has announced the federal government “will build the Melbourne Airport Rail Link” through a $5 billion funding commitment.

Melbourne CBD.
News | Editorial Desk AAU | 6 Apr 2018

Car-free Melbourne mooted in transport strategy refresh

Melbourne council is examining Barcelona’s “superblocks” and Oslo’s car-free CBD in an effort to address the “disproportionate” amount of space devoted to private cars.

Satellite view of the Greater Sydney area.
News | Editorial Desk AAU | 6 Mar 2018

Transit-oriented ‘aerotropolis’ in Western Sydney city deal

A North South Rail Link will be built ahead of the Sydney’s second airport, under a city deal signed by the federal and NSW governments.

Perth Stadium by Hassell, Cox Architecture, and HKS Sport and Entertainment.
News | Patrick Hunn | 18 Jan 2018

Perth Stadium set to open

The 60,000-seat Perth Stadium, designed by Hassell, Cox Architecture, and HKS Sport and Entertainment, will open to the public on 21 January.

Satellite view of the Greater Sydney area.
News | Patrick Hunn | 23 Oct 2017

Transport, housing at heart of ‘three city’ plan for Sydney

In 2056 Sydneysiders will live in a “metropolis of three cities,” no more than thirty minutes from services and jobs, according to the Draft Greater Sydney Region Plan.

The proposed concourse for Domain station to be designed by Hassell, Weston Williamson and Rogers Stirk Harbour and Partners.
News | Linda Cheng | 19 Oct 2017

Rogers Stirk Harbour and Partners to join Melbourne Metro Tunnel design team

British architecture practice Rogers Stirk Harbour and Partners will join the team designing “Australia’s largest city making project.”

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.

The proposed station at Parkville, designed by a consortium of Hassell and Weston Williamson and Partners.
News | Patrick Hunn | 13 Oct 2017

Could the grass be greener above the Melbourne Metro Tunnel?

Melbourne’s underground rail project also contains a plan to actively improve, increase and preserve Melbourne’s inner-city “living infrastructure.”

Weston Williamson, GHD Woodhead to design Perth airport link rail stations
News | Patrick Hunn | 10 Oct 2017

Weston Williamson, GHD Woodhead to design Perth airport link rail stations

GHD Woodhead and Weston Williamson and Partners will design three stations for a new rail line linking central Perth with its airport.

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