News | Denton Corker Marshall has been appointed to design two new lookouts and a pedestrian bridge along Victoria’s Shipwreck Coast.
News | The winning team will design a new history and interpretation centre at Australia’s most significant historic site associated with female convicts.
News | The Victorian government has released new visions of Frankston station in south-eastern Melbourne by Genton Architecture and McGregor Coxall.
Discourse | Monash University’s professor of history Graeme Davison considers Melbourne’s long-held dreams for a civic square, and cautions against the proposed Apple store “may be a first perilous step down the slippery slope towards full commercialisation.”
Discourse | Vanessa Bird, president of the Victorian chapter of the Australian Institute of Architects, argues that a detailed masterplan is sorely needed to ensure proposed changes to Melbourne’s Federation Square are successful.
News | Local practices Grant Amon Architects and Brearley Architects and Urbanists have won a competition for the design of Australia’s first purpose-built LGBTQI Pride Centre in Melbourne’s St Kilda.
Review | ArchitectureAU rounds up five of the most anticipated projects that originated from design competitions and are nearing completion.
News | A development proposal would see the heritage-listed Bondi Beach Post Office partially demolished to make way for a mixed-use building designed by Smart Design Studio.
News | London-based practice Carmody Groarke will create a semi-permanent structure covering Charles Rennie Mackintosh’s seminal Hill House.
Discourse | Tania Davidge says that the Victorian government has offered Melbourne’s “heart and soul” to Apple with a site for a new store on Federation Square. “Quite frankly, the price is too high.”
Discourse | Apple’s entrance into Melbourne Federation Square spells the relocation of the Koorie Heritage Trust, but could this move offer opportunities to meaningfully engage with the Indigenous community in the spirit of reconciliation?
News | A two-storey, 100-metre-long building with subterranean spaces designed by Wendy Lewin and Pritzker Prize laureate Glenn Murcutt will house the world’s most comprehensive collection of Australian opal treasures.
News | A competition invites multidisciplinary teams to rethink the public open spaces of Point Grey on Victoria’s Surf Coast.
News | A public appeal by RMIT University seeks to fund the Six Degrees Architects-designed refurbishment of Walter Burley and Marion Mahony Griffin’s Capitol Theatre.
News | Budget changes and stakeholder feedback have forced SANAA to alter its competition-winning design for the Art Gallery of NSW expansion project.
News | Designs for the more than $200 million redevelopment of Walsh Bay arts precinct have been revealed.
News | John Wardle Architects have been appointed to transform a civic site in central Ballarat, which has had a long history of failed redevelopment proposals.
News | Four teams have been shortlisted in competition for the design of the $25 million Victorian Pride Centre, which will be the first purpose-built facility of its kind in Australia.
News | Sydney Opera House has released a new edition of its Conservation Management Plan, which will guide the biggest renewal of the iconic building since it opened.
News | The South Australian government has dumped plans for a private redevelopment of the old RAH. The government will instead prioritize public space and downsize the residential component.