Tag: Tall buildings
The University of Technology Sydney (UTS) has opened a curvaceous companion to its landmark brutalist tower in the centre of Sydney.
A proposal for a slender, 30-storey tower atop a heritage building in central Brisbane, designed by Hames Sharley, has been approved.
GHD Woodhead have designed a 28-storey hotel in central Adelaide, to be built on the site of a heritage-listed bank.
Four local and international architectural teams are shortlisted in competition to design a proposed $600 million tower in the centre of Brisbane.
A concept scheme for a 150-metre-tall tower on Sydney’s George Street has been submitted to the City of Sydney.
The NSW planning department has determined a $530 million proposal to construct a hotel and residential tower at the Star Casino in Sydney’s Pyrmont should be refused.
A 16-storey John Wardle Architects-designed commercial tower in central Melbourne has been completed.
ARM Architecture, designers of the redevelopment of the Melbourne Central shopping centre in 2001, return to the complex with a design for a timber office addition.
Timothy Moore looks at Melbourne’s “unruly and wild” crop of towers, and asks why there exists such a “gulf between what the centres of Australian cities look like […] and community expectations”
Henrik Schoenefeldt argues that if architects “had paid more attention to the difficulties of building with glass, the great environmental damage wrought by modern glass skyscrapers could have been avoided.”
Woods Bagot has won an architectural design competition for a mixed-use tower in central Sydney that will comprise a hotel and office space.
An interim report of an ongoing investigation into defects in the Opal Tower in Sydney has been published by the NSW Department of Planning and Environment.
The Sydney Central City Planning Panel has approved a proposal for a 25-storey office tower in central Parramatta, designed by Crone, with landscape architecture by Urbis.
Building certification might be a contributing factor, but what went wrong at Opal Tower is is much more complex than that. Making certification a government responsibility again won’t solve it.
A planning application has been submitted for a 55-storey commercial tower designed by Bates Smart in the centre of Melbourne.
Standing at 52 metres tall, the Bates Smart-designed 25 King in Brisbane is also has the largest gross floor area for an engineered timber building in the world.
Work has begun on a pair of towers by Fender Katsalidis and Cox Architecture that neighbour the World Heritage-listed Royal Exhibition Building in Melbourne.
Two separate tower proposals are currently before planning authorities, which would bring three skyscrapers to the Parramatta CBD.
Developer Beulah International has announced the winner of its international competition to design a more than $2 billion mixed-use tower in Melbourne’s Southbank.
Nettleton Tribe and Fox Johnston have won a design competition for a 62-storey residential tower in Parramatta.