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.
News | On the 30th anniversary of the opening of Parliament House, we look back at how the design for “the people’s parliament” became a national symbol.
News | A “national survey” of Australian Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander design will feature in an exhibition that will take place in Federation Square.
News | The Lyon Foundation has announced it has appointed Fleur Watson as executive curator of the new Lyon Housemuseum Galleries.
News | Construction has begun on new visitor centre for Phillip Island’s Penguin Parade, designed by Terroir.
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.