Tag: Public

Prahran Square by Lyons Architecture and Aspect Studios.
Review | Dom Cerantonio | 1 Apr 2020

Car park to plaza conversion fails to square with locals

The redevelopment of a supermarket car park in Melbourne’s Prahran promised an inviting and welcoming open space. But local architect Domenic Cerantonio says the result is the exact opposite.

Pyrmont peninsula.
News | Editorial Desk AAU | 31 Mar 2020

Pyrmont planning strategy released

The NSW government has released a 10-point strategy for the planning of Pyrmont peninsula following a controversial review of the planning framework for the area.

Aerial view of Centennial Park, Sydney.
Discourse | Tahj Rosmarin | 26 Mar 2020

Public spaces bind cities together. What happens when coronavirus forces us apart?

The outbreak of coronavirus and its immediate impacts, such as social distancing, have raised many questions about the role of public space in such times.

Adelaide Botanic High School by Cox Architecture and DesignInc.
Award | Editorial Desk AAU | 25 Mar 2020

2020 AIDA Shortlist: Public Design

Public Design shortlist for the 2020 Australian Interior Design Awards.

Queen Victoria Market precinct renewal by NH Architecture.
News | Editorial Desk AAU | 24 Feb 2020

NH Architecture designs new trader facilities at Queen Victoria Market

Two new facilities designed by NH Architecture will provide upgrades to essential services for traders at Melbourne’s Queen Victoria Market.

Victorian Heart Hospital by Conrad Gargett and John Wardle Architects in joint venture.
News | Editorial Desk AAU | 11 Feb 2020

New vision of $564m Victorian Heart Hospital

The Victorian government has released fresh designs of Australia’s first ever specialist heart hospital.

Fishermans Bend Secondary School by Billard Leece Partnership.
News | Editorial Desk AAU | 24 Jan 2020

Works begin on Fishermans Bend vertical high school

Conceived by Billard Leece Partnership, the architectural design of the school is inspired by the area’s maritime and industrial history.

Prahran Square by Lyons Architecture and Aspect Studios.
News | Editorial Desk AAU | 9 Jan 2020

Burying carpark creates much-needed open space in Melbourne’s Prahran

Lyons Architecture and Aspect Studios’ Prahan Square “puts pedestrians first” by moving an open air carpark underground.

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.

The winning design for the Powerhouse Parramatta competition by Moreau Kusunoki and Genton.
News | Linda Cheng | 17 Dec 2019

Latticed ‘hyper-platform’ design wins Powerhouse Parramatta competition

Moreau Kusunoki and Genton’s winning design for the planned Powerhouse museum in Parramatta will consist of structural steel lattices that will minimize the building’s weight and carbon footprint.

Protagonist by Cumulus Studio.
News | Editorial Desk AAU | 6 Dec 2019

New Arts Centre cafe sheathed in bronze curtain

The design of a new cafe in the forecourt of the Roy Grounds-designed Arts Centre play on an iconic and universally understood element of theatre.

Adelaide's Central Market Arcade redevelopment designed by Woods Bagot.
News | Editorial Desk AAU | 6 Dec 2019

Adelaide’s Central Market Arcade to be reborn in $400m redevelopment

In a plan designed by Woods Bagot, a number of historic arches in Adelaide that were lost for decades will be reinstated in a $400 million redevelopment of the city’s Central Market Arcade.

Ian Potter Queen's Hall by Architectus and Schmidt Hammer Lassen.
News | Patrick Hunn | 6 Dec 2019

State Library of Victoria reopened after grand transformation

The State Library of Victoria, the world’s fourth-most popular, has reopened after years-long redevelopment revealing historic spaces hidden for decades.

Geelong Arts Centre Ryrie Street Redevelopment by Hassell.
News | Linda Cheng | 4 Dec 2019

Geelong Arts Centre an integration of old and new

Geelong’s cultural precinct has a fresh new face following the completion of the redevelopment of the only state-owned arts centre outside of metropolitan Melbourne.

The proposed plaza and building on Sydney's George Street designed by David Adjaye and Daniel Boyd.
News | Linda Cheng | 2 Dec 2019

David Adjaye, Daniel Boyd collaborate on public plaza and building in Sydney

David Adjaye and Australian artist Daniel Boyd have designed a public square and accompanying building to be owned by the council in the centre of Sydney.

Members’ Annexe Building, Parliament of Victoria by Peter Elliot Architecture and Urban Design.
News | Editorial Desk AAU | 21 Nov 2019

Parliament annexe awarded Vic premier’s top design gong

A partially sunken building that houses offices of Victoria’s member of parliament has been awarded Design of the Year by the state premier.

The proposed Sydney Modern expansion project for the Art Gallery of NSW by SANAA.
News | Editorial Desk AAU | 11 Nov 2019

Construction begins on Sydney Modern

Work has begun on The Art Gallery of New South Wales’ $344 million Sydney Modern expansion project.

“All Welcome” civic centre by BVN.
News | Editorial Desk AAU | 8 Oct 2019

‘Welcoming’ civic centre for coastal NSW city

A major cultural centre for Coffs Harbour is set to become a new centralized heart of the city.

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.

The proposed Sydney Modern expansion project for the Art Gallery of NSW by SANAA.
News | Editorial Desk AAU | 2 Sep 2019

Contractor appointed for SANAA’s Sydney Modern expansion project

The NSW government has appointed Richard Crookes Constructions to build the the $344 million Art Gallery of New South Wales (AGNSW) expansion project, Sydney Modern.

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