Tag: Public

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.

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.