Tag: Public

Prince Alfred Park, Surry Hills.
News | Editorial Desk AAU | 30 Jun 2020

Draft NSW green space strategy released

Government Architect NSW’s draft design framework outlines ambitious targets for for access to public open space across the state.

Waterfront Brisbane by FJMT and Arkhefield.
News | Editorial Desk AAU | 30 Jun 2020

Two ‘city shaping’ towers for Brisbane’s waterfront

A $2.1 billion office development designed by FJMT and Arkhefield will comprise two tower at the edge of Brisbane’s city grid and the river.

The proposed new Sydney Fish Market by 3XN, BVN and Aspect Studios.
News | Editorial Desk AAU | 22 Jun 2020

Sydney Fish Market approved

The NSW government has approved the $750 million redevelopment of the Sydney Fish Market.

Sutherland Entertainment Centre by Chrofi and NBRS.
News | Editorial Desk AAU | 16 Jun 2020

Sutherland Entertainment Centre designs finalized

Final designs for the $21.8 million refurbishment of the 40-year old Sutherland Entertainment Centre building in southern Sydney have been placed on public exhibition.

Sydney Fish Market by 3XN in partnership with BVN and Aspect Studios.
News | Editorial Desk AAU | 25 May 2020

$6.5 billion of projects fast tracked

The New South Wales and Victorian governments have each announced a raft of major building projects to be fast tracked through the planning assessment system to boost the economy.

Parramatta Aquatic and Leisure Centre by Grimshaw, Andrew Burges Architects and McGregor Coxall.
News | Editorial Desk AAU | 19 May 2020

New vision of Parramatta aquatic centre revealed

Parramatta council has released new renders of the aquatic centre by Grimshaw, Andrew Burges Architects and McGregor Coxall.

The new three-storey Docklands Primary School by Cox Architecture with McGregor Coxall. Education infrastructure is at the heart of the government's stimulus package.
News | Editorial Desk AAU | 18 May 2020

Government boost for Victoria’s construction industry

The Victorian government has promised $2.7 billion to boost the construction sector, with the bulk of the money going towards education infrastructure and public and community housing.

Allure designed by Jackson Clements Burrows, part of the Carlton Housing Redevelopment project launched in 2005.
News | Editorial Desk AAU | 4 May 2020

Victoria wasted the opportunity to build 12,000 public housing units, study finds

An RMIT University has found successive Victorian governments over the past two decades have sold 578 hectares of public land that could have been developed for public housing.

The Queanbeyan civic and cultural precinct designed by Cox Architecture.
News | Editorial Desk AAU | 4 May 2020

Cox designs civic centre for NSW-ACT border town

The NSW-ACT border town of Queanbeyan is set for a significant transformation with a $74 million civic and cultural precinct designed by Cox Architecture.

Venerating the natural context, the architects opted to break the project’s scale down to a granular cluster of five pitched-roofed blocks.
Projects | Rory Hyde | 28 Apr 2020

A ‘coats on’ experience: Windermere Jetty Museum

Perched on the shore of England’s largest lake, a “living museum” dedicated to the preservation of maritime craft and tradition articulates and stitches together the many narratives of its place.

Toowong Town Centre by Nettleton Tribe.
News | Editorial Desk AAU | 28 Apr 2020

Los Angeles-inspired shopping centre proposed for Brisbane’s Toowong

A $450 million shopping centre and urban plaza complex, inspired by a shopping centre in Los Angeles, is set to transform the centre of Toowong in Brisbane.

The winning proposal for the Cascades Female Factory History and Interpretation Centre by Liminal Studio, Snøhetta and Rush Wright Associates.
News | Editorial Desk AAU | 9 Apr 2020

Cascades Female Factory project progresses

A development application has been submitted for the long-awaited development at the World Heritage-listed Cascades Female Factory Historic Site in South Hobart.

Prahran Square by Lyons Architecture and Aspect Studios.
Discussion | 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.
Discussion | 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.

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