News | The Art Gallery of New South Wales’s $344 million Sydney Modern expansion project designed by SANAA, has been granted planning approval.
Project | In referencing Bunjil the Creator, FJMT’s Bunjil Place raises ongoing questions about recognition, symbolism and community space.
News | The NSW government has appointed Malcolm Reading Consultants to organize an international design competition for the proposed Powerhouse Museum in Parramatta.
News | The NSW government says the relocated Sydney Fish Market will become the major cultural facility at the centre of a new harbour-side precinct.
News | Architects have vowed to halt plans to demolish Anzac Hall at the Australian War Memorial in Canberra, labeling the plan “a colossal waste” and a “mark of disrespect.”
Award | Bendigo Hospital by Silver Thomas Hanley with Bates Smart.
Award | Joynton Avenue Creative Centre by Peter Stutchbury Architecture for City of Sydney.
Award | Optus Stadium by Hassell Cox HKS.
Award | Punchbowl Mosque by Candalepas Associates.
News | The Australian Museum in Sydney will undergo a $57.5 million refurbishment to expand its exhibition spaces.
News | NH Architecture and Norwegian practice Snøhetta have been appointed to upgrade the Roy Grounds-designed Theatres Building at Arts Centre Melbourne.
News | Pritzker Prize laureate Ryue Nishizawa will speak in Melbourne as part of the second annual Living Cities Forum in July.
News | The NSW government has announced $8.592 million in funding for the Kerstin Thompson Architects (KTA)-designed art gallery at Arthur Boyd’s Riversdale property.
Discourse | Swimming is central to Australian identity, whether at the beach, in a river or a backyard pool or creek. Timothy Moore considers a growing trend of individual and organisational interests leading Australian community pool construction proposals.
Project | The Australian Embassy Bangkok, designed by BVN, explores the narrative potential of architecture through a visceral juxtaposition of Australian and Thai precedents.
News | Australia’s largest contemporary art gallery, a new creative hub and 18,000 square metres of new public space are planned for Melbourne’s arts precinct.
Discourse | In the wake of the 30th anniversary of the opening of Parliament House, Kim Dovey uses the building to examine the “relations of architecture to power.”
News | The redevelopment of Walsh Bay arts precinct has been granted final planning approval with construction expected to begin in July.
News | Searle x Waldron Architecture, Edwards Moore and Bush Projects have won the competition with a proposal lauded for its “deep and thorough understanding” of the site.
News | Parks Victoria will host a number of community consultation sessions in May on improvements to tourist infrastructure and conservation works at one of Victoria’s most-visited sites.