Tag: Public

“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.

Woodcroft Neighbourhood Centre by Carter Williamson Architects.
News | Linda Cheng | 29 Aug 2019

Ashes to arches: Carter Williamson resurrects Woodcroft Neighbourhood Centre after fire

Characterized by an undulating roof, the new Woodcroft Neighbourhood Centre by Carter Williamson Architects is set to become a civic landmark for the local area.

The proposed Macaulay Terraces in the Moonee Ponds Creek Strategic Opportunities Plan.
News | Editorial Desk AAU | 21 Aug 2019

Council endorses plan to transform ‘neglected’ Moonee Ponds Creek corridor

City of Melbourne councillors have voted to approve the final Moonee Ponds Creek Strategic Opportunities Plan, which calls for new green public spaces that will cater to the high levels of residential development in the area and boost flood resilience.

The proposed Sydney Modern expansion project for the Art Gallery of NSW by SANAA.
News | Linda Cheng | 2 Aug 2019

Cost dispute threatens Sydney Modern expansion project

Construction of the Art Gallery of New South Wales’s expansion project, Sydney Modern, is in doubt following a prospective contractor’s withdrawal from tender process.

The proposed Latrobe Valley Govhub designed by WMK Architecture.
News | Editorial Desk AAU | 30 Jul 2019

WMK Architecture designs Latrobe Govhub

The Victorian government has released the final designs for the Latrobe Valley GovHub, designed by WMK Architecture.

Located behind Kerr and Knight’s Parliament House, the members’ annexe provides 102 offices for members of the Parliament of Victoria.
Projects | Dimity Reed | 1 Jul 2019

Parliament of Victoria, Members’ Annexe Building

A companion building delicately grafted into the garden setting of Victoria’s Parliament House realizes the long-anticipated extension to one of Melbourne’s most prominent civic landmarks.

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.

Paranaple Centre by Lyons.
News | Editorial Desk AAU | 4 Jun 2019

Tasmania’s largest regional urban renewal project completed in Devonport

A recently completed urban renewal project in the northern Tasmanian city of Devonport is the largest in regional Tasmania’s history.

Whitehorse Centre by BKK Architects and Kerstin Thompson Architects.
News | Editorial Desk AAU | 31 May 2019

BKK and Kerstin Thompson Architects win competition for community arts centre in suburban Melbourne

BKK Architects and Kerstin Thompson Architects, together with landscape architect practice Aspect Studios, have won a design competition for the redevelopment of a cultural and performing arts centre in Melbourne’s suburban east.

Federation Square.
News | Editorial Desk AAU | 9 May 2019

Public invited to co-design future of Fed Square

Federation Square is inviting members of the public to participate in an event to co-design Melbourne’s premier public space.

Jackson Architecture's design concept for the renovation of a brutalist diving platform and pool at the Harold Holt Swim Centre.
News | Editorial Desk AAU | 16 Apr 2019

Jackson Architecture to design restoration of heritage-listed brutalist diving pool

Part of the original architecture team for a swimming pool complex in suburban Melbourne has produced designs for its renovations.

Option one concept design.
News | Editorial Desk AAU | 2 Apr 2019

MGS Architects produce triplet of concepts for Melbourne community centre

MGS Architects has produced three concept designs for the redevelopment of a park in Melbourne’s west, which will include a new community centre.

The proposed Australian Opal Centre by Glenn Murcutt and Wendy Lewin.
News | Editorial Desk AAU | 18 Mar 2019

Glenn Murcutt and Wendy Lewin’s opal museum secures funding

The Australian Open Centre will receive $20 million in government and community funding for the first stage of construction.

The City of Sydney's alternative proposal would see the precinct’s assortment of small and large parks consolidated into one “signature” central park.
News | Josh Harris | 5 Mar 2019

Alternative proposal for Sydney’s contested Waterloo housing estate

City of Sydney councillors have endorsed an alternative proposal for the Waterloo housing precinct, which the state government is planning to overhaul.

Sidney Myer Music Bowl by Barry Patten of Yuncken Freeman, Griffiths and Simpson, completed in 1959.
News | Linda Cheng | 13 Feb 2019

‘A national story of creative technical achievement’: Sidney Myer Music Bowl celebrates 60th anniversary

The nationally significant Sidney Myer Music Bowl, designed by Yuncken Freeman, Griffiths and Simpson in 1959, celebrates its 60th birthday.

Aerial view of Centennial Park, Sydney.
News | Editorial Desk AAU | 5 Feb 2019

NSW government introduces minister to ‘champion’ public spaces

The NSW government has announced it will introduce a new ministerial portfolio for public spaces.

Guilfoyle’s Volcano at the Royal Botanic Gardens Melbourne designed by Andrew Laidlaw.
News | Editorial Desk AAU | 25 Jan 2019

Vic govt. pledges $5m for new nature and science precinct at Royal Botanic Gardens

The Victorian Government has committed $5 million to begin work on the planning and design of a new nature and science precinct at the Royal Botanic Gardens.

Green Square Library and Plaza by Stewart Hollenstein in association with Stewart Architecture.
News | Linda Cheng | 21 Dec 2018

Newly completed Green Square Library and Plaza wins global library award

Designed by Stewart Hollenstein in association with Stewart Architecture, the Green Square Library and Plaza was named best library in the world built since 2013.