Tag: Tall buildings

505-523 George Street by Ingenhoven Architects and Architectus.
News | Editorial Desk AAU | 18 May 2020

Tallest residential tower in Sydney approved

The City of Sydney has approved a proposal to constructed a 270-metre-tall residential tower in central Sydney designed by Ingehoven Architects and Architectus.

Cockle Bay by Henning Larsen in partnership with McGregor Coxall.
News | Editorial Desk AAU | 17 Mar 2020

Danish firm wins competition to design Darling Harbour tower

GPT Group and AMP Capital have announced the winner of an international competition to design their $650 million commercial tower project in Sydney’s Darling Harbour.

Green Spine by UN Studio and Cox Architecture.
News | Editorial Desk AAU | 4 Mar 2020

UN Studio, Cox Architecture’s Southbank towers inch closer to approval

A much-hyped two-tower development proposal that could become Australia’s tallest has edged closer to approval.

55 Southbank Boulevard by Bates Smart.
News | Editorial Desk AAU | 26 Feb 2020

Tallest timber adaptive reuse building set to open

Bates Smart used CLT to create a 10 storey addition to an existing building that would have only supported an additional six storeys.

Elizabeth Quay Lots 5 and 6 by Rex and Hassell.
News | Editorial Desk AAU | 25 Feb 2020

New York architect revises major Elizabeth Quay two-tower development

Originally dubbed “Perth+,” the revised design for the waterfront development now omits the titular cantilevering section.

Civic Heart by SS Chang Architects.
News | Editorial Desk AAU | 7 Feb 2020

Minister approves South Perth towers despite scathing assessment

A development proposal lacking in “memorability and distinctiveness” has been approved by the WA planning minister despite a series of rejections by local authorities.

Crone's design for the 35-storey hotel tower at Sydney’s Pitt Street.
News | Editorial Desk AAU | 13 Dec 2019

Crone’s recycled-brick design wins hotel tower competition

Crone has designed a 35-storey hotel tower for Sydney’s Pitt Street that will be constructed using recycled brick.

The proposed tower at The Star Sydney by FJMT.
News | Linda Cheng | 21 Nov 2019

Planning commission nixes Pyrmont casino tower

A contentious proposal to construct a 237-metre-tall hotel and residential tower at the Star Casino in Sydney’s Pyrmont has been rejected.

Proposed WSU Bankstown City Campus by Lyons.
News | Editorial Desk AAU | 13 Nov 2019

Plans for third vertical campus for Western Sydney University revealed

The 19-storey tower, designed by Lyons, would accommodate 10,000 students in Bankstown

Student One Elizabeth Street by Arkhefield.
News | Editorial Desk AAU | 15 Oct 2019

Student housing towers revive historic Brisbane arcade

This pair of student housing towers is integrated with a refurbished historic arcade in Brisbane, which is the social heart of the complex.

One Sydney Harbour by Renzo Piano Building Workshop. R5 building at left.
News | Editorial Desk AAU | 4 Oct 2019

Final Renzo Piano Barangaroo tower approved

Despite the City of Sydney’s wide ranging concerns, the last of a Renzo Piano Building Workshop designed trio of towers in Barangaroo was approved by the Independent Planning Commission.

60 Martin Place by Hassell.
News | Editorial Desk AAU | 26 Sep 2019

Curvaceous tower addition to Sydney’s Martin Place

A newly completed 33-storey tower complements the civic architecture of Sydney’s Martin Place.

The proposed tower at The Star Sydney by FJMT.
News | Editorial Desk AAU | 23 Sep 2019

Star Casino tower ‘contrary to common sense’

Architect Yvonne von Hartel, appointed to review a scathing report on the proposed FJMT tower, has delivered an even more damning rebuke of the design.

627 Chapel St. by Cox Architecture.
News | Editorial Desk AAU | 17 Sep 2019

Forrest Hill urban ‘island’ set for transformation

Cox Architecture’s design of a corporate tower in South Yarra is influenced by the local council’s 20-year-old vision for the surrounding precinct.

QT Hotel expansion proposal by Candalepas Associates [cropped].
News | Linda Cheng | 4 Sep 2019

Candalepas Associates designs expansion to QT Hotel in Sydney

A proposal for a 13-storey extension of the QT hotel in Sydney by Candalepas Associates has been submitted to the City of Sydney.

505-523 George Street by Ingenhoven Architects and Architectus.
News | Editorial Desk AAU | 30 Aug 2019

DA submitted for Ingehoven and Architectus’ George St skyscraper

A development application for an 80-storey tower on Sydney’s George Street designed by Ingehoven and Architectus has been submitted for consideration by the City of Sydney.

UTS Central.
News | Editorial Desk AAU | 19 Aug 2019

Twisted UTS tower completes 10-year campus redevelopment

The University of Technology Sydney (UTS) has opened a curvaceous companion to its landmark brutalist tower in the centre of Sydney.

320 George Street by Hames Sharley.
News | Editorial Desk AAU | 15 Aug 2019

Hames Sharley’s slender Brisbane tower approved

A proposal for a slender, 30-storey tower atop a heritage building in central Brisbane, designed by Hames Sharley, has been approved.

Hyatt Regency Pirie St. by GHD Woodhead.
News | Editorial Desk AAU | 6 Aug 2019

Hotel tower proposed for site of heritage-listed Adelaide bank

GHD Woodhead have designed a 28-storey hotel in central Adelaide, to be built on the site of a heritage-listed bank.

The proposed tower will be located at 205 North Quay in Brisbane.
News | Editorial Desk AAU | 5 Aug 2019

Four teams compete to design $600m Brisbane tower

Four local and international architectural teams are shortlisted in competition to design a proposed $600 million tower in the centre of Brisbane.

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