Tag: Tasmania

The hotel development proposed for central Launceston designed by Scanlan Architects.
News | Editorial Desk AAU | 24 Mar 2020

New hotels proposed for Launceston heritage precinct

Two new interconnected hotels designed by Perth-based Scanlan Architects form an ambitious proposal that would transform Launceston’s heritage precinct.

Burnie, Tasmania.
News | Editorial Desk AAU | 6 Nov 2019

Terroir to design new Tasmanian cultural centre

Following a lengthy tender process, Terroir has been announced as the architect for a multi-million dollar cultural centre in Burnie.

Four 'environmental immersion' pods proposed for Tasmanian wilderness
News | Editorial Desk AAU | 25 Oct 2019

Four ‘environmental immersion’ pods proposed for Tasmanian wilderness

A contentious tourist development planned for the Walls of Jerusalem National Park has been given an effective green light.

Waverley Woollen Mills, Australia’s oldest working textile mill.
News | Editorial Desk AAU | 23 Aug 2019

Open House Launceston to offer up a ‘feast for the senses’

Some 34 building will be on show at Open House Launceston, happening on Saturday 7 September as part of the Junction Arts Festival.

On a sheltered headland, nestled among the native vegetation, the newly designed addition recedes into the site.
Projects | Judith Abell | 27 Mar 2019

Shack in a tent: Apollo Bay House

This addition to a Bruny Island bush shack by Dock4 cleverly exaggerates the existing roof form to create volume, drama and a dialogue with the surrounding landscape.

UTAS Launceston campus "Gateway" building concept by McBride Charles Ryan.
News | Editorial Desk AAU | 10 Jul 2018

John Wardle Architects to lead team designing $300m UTAS campuses

John Wardle Architects will partner with three Tasmanian practices to design the University of Tasmania’s new Launceston and Burnie campuses.

Hobart CBD.
News | Patrick Hunn | 19 Feb 2018

Institute weighs in on Tasmanian election with call for a state architect

The Australian Institute of Architects’ Tasmanian state election policy platform includes calls for a statewide design policy and a government architect.

UTAS Launceston campus "Gateway" building concept by McBride Charles Ryan.
News | Patrick Hunn | 17 Jan 2018

Major redevelopment of UTAS Launceston campus approved

The federal government has approved the $260m redevelopment of the UTAS Launceston campus masterplanned by McBride Charles Ryan.

The Commons Hobart by Core Collective Core Collective Architects.
News | Patrick Hunn | 4 Oct 2017

‘Simplicity and sustainability’: The Commons housing development heads to Hobart

A sequel to The Commons in Melbourne is planned for central Hobart, in what is thought to be Australia’s first carbon-positive multi-residential project.

Aerial view of a proposed hotel in central Hobart, by Xsquared Architects.
News | Patrick Hunn | 30 Aug 2017

Major revamp of Tasmanian planning edges closer to approval

A draft version of a bill that would allow the Tasmanian government to make planning decisions regarding major projects has been released.

The redevelopment of the Port Arthur Historic Site visitor centre by Rosevear Stephenson.
News | Patrick Hunn | 21 Aug 2017

Creating an ‘emotional encounter’: construction underway on Port Arthur visitor centre expansion

A major overhaul of a visitor centre at the Port Arthur Historic Site in Tasmania will be “calm and restrained.”

Aerial view of the proposed hotel in central Hobart, by Xsquared Architects.
News | Patrick Hunn | 9 Aug 2017

Proposed Hobart skyscraper soars to 180 metres in updated designs

Updated designs to a controversial hotel tower proposal would see the building’s height increased by 60 metres and provide for major changes to the facade.

UTAS Launceston campus "Gateway" building concept by McBride Charles Ryan.
News | Patrick Hunn | 24 Jul 2017

Masterplan for $260m UTAS Launceston campus unveiled

A masterplan by McBride Charles Ryan for the relocation of the University of Tasmania’s Launceston campus to an inner-city site has been released.

The proposed viewing shelter with panoramic views at Dove Lake, near Cradle Mountain.
News | Patrick Hunn | 20 Jul 2017

‘Sculpted’ new Cradle Mountain visitor centre approved

Plans to replace visitor facilities on Tasmania’s Cradle Mountain with buildings up to nine metres high have been approved by the local council.

The Table Cape development by Silvester Fuller.
News | Patrick Hunn | 18 Jul 2017

‘Part landscape, part building’: $100m Tasmanian cliff-top resort approved

A 50-room luxury resort by Silvester Fuller and Aspect Studios will be set into Tasmania’s Table Cape, beneath a landscaped green roof.

The University of Tasmania first revealed concept plans for a new Inveresk campus in 2015.
News | Patrick Hunn | 24 Apr 2017

University of Tasmania to relocate Launceston campus under new City Deal

Federal, state and local governments will jointly fund a new, MCR-masterplanned campus under the third City Deal scheme.

The bridge over Davey Street, part of the tower designed by Xsquared Architects
News | Louisa Wright | 1 Nov 2016

Two proposed towers set to be tallest in Hobart

Two proposed buildings in Hobart could become the tallest in the city if development applications submitted on 24 October are approved.

After the clients’ first holiday home was lost in a fire, this new house was built to endure.
Projects | Judith Abell | 15 Jun 2016

‘Floating on water’: Dunalley House

The pragmatic is mixed with the poetic, as precast concrete, steel and glass come together to form this robust holiday house perched on the Tasmanian coast.

A view of the new Cradle Mountain visitor centre based on the masterplan.
News | Sian Johnson | 15 Mar 2016

Cradle Mountain masterplan on display

Tasmania’s Cradle Mountain to get cable car, new visitor centre under masterplan for the World Heritage wilderness area.

Kirsten Orr, the new head of the University of Tasmania's School of Architecture and Design.
News | Sian Johnson | 9 Mar 2016

Kirsten Orr appointed new head of UTAS’ School of Architecture and Design

UTAS’ new head of School of Architecture and Design brings 20 years of experience at UTS and interest in prototyping to role.

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