Tag: Towers

The 5 Uhrig Road development by BVN.
News | Editorial Desk AAU | 16 Jan 2020

BVN proposes three-tower development in Western Sydney

A site at the edge of Sydney Olympic Park, formerly zoned light industrial, will be home to more than 500 apartments.

The strategy will allow for taller towers in areas including Barangaroo.
News | Editorial Desk AAU | 16 Dec 2019

Agreement opens door to 330-metre towers in central Sydney

The NSW government and the City of Sydney have laid the foundations for 330-metre skyscrapers in parts of the Sydney CBD.

An early indicative design for the proposed towers at St John’s Cathedral in Parramatta.
News | Editorial Desk AAU | 11 Dec 2019

Heritage church hall to be replaced with towers

A heritage-listed hall at Australia’s oldest church site would be demolished under a proposal to construct two towers and a public square.

Each of Arc’s four facades matches the height and rhythm of neighbouring elevations, showing deference to its context.
Projects | Peter John Cantrill | 3 Dec 2019

Tall towers amid brick warehouses: Arc

Demonstrating careful consideration of its heritage surrounds and with a mix of uses throughout, this finely detailed skyscraper by Koichi Takada Architects advances the social culture and amenity of central Sydney.

The north-facing steps at 1 Bligh Street (Architectus and Ingenhoven Architects) in Sydney open up the building to the street and provide a public seating area that is warm in winter but cool in summer. Artwork: James Angus, Day In, Day Out, 2011.

Toward a generous skyscraper

How can we accommodate our nation’s burgeoning urban population while also responding to the climate crisis?

The updated design for 435 Bourke Street by Bates Smart.
News | Editorial Desk AAU | 16 Oct 2019

Bourke Street tower shrinks to 180 metres in revised designs

A reworked proposal for an office skyscraper in Melbourne’s CBD, by Bates Smart, has been approved by council.

An indicitive design for the Cockle Bay Wharf redevelopment by FJMT, Tony Caro Architecture and Aspect Studios.
News | Editorial Desk AAU | 2 Oct 2019

Top firms compete to design controversial Cockle Bay Wharf tower

Six teams have been shortlisted in a design competition to design a 183-metre office tower on Sydney Harbour.

The revised design for Southbank by Beulah, designed by UN Studio and Cox Architecture.
News | Editorial Desk AAU | 7 Aug 2019

Plans lodged for UN Studio and Cox Architecture’s $2 billion Southbank tower

Beulah International has submitted a planning application with the Victorian government for its much-hyped Southbank tower project, designed by UN Studio and Cox Architecture.

The proposed development at 132 Kavanagh Street in Southbank by DKO Architecture will include 40 affordable housing units as well as 1,000 square metres of community facilities.
News | Editorial Desk AAU | 8 Jul 2019

Community village, affordable housing slated for Melbourne’s Southbank

The City of Melbourne has signed an agreement with developer PDG Corporation to deliver 40 affordable housing units and a new community village in Melbourne’s Southbank, designed by DKO Architecture.

The proposed redevelopment of MLC Centre. Design led by Woods Bagot in collaboration with Harry Seidler and Associates.
News | Editorial Desk AAU | 14 Jun 2019

Seidler’s MLC Centre begins $170m makeover

Construction has begun on a $170 million project to redevelop the Harry Seidler designed MLC Centre in central Sydney.

The 271 Spring Street tower designed by John Wardle Architects.
News | Editorial Desk AAU | 6 Jun 2019

John Wardle Architects’ Melbourne CBD office tower complete

A 16-storey John Wardle Architects-designed commercial tower in central Melbourne has been completed.

The tower at 62-68 Currie Street designed by Hames Sharley.
News | Editorial Desk AAU | 22 May 2019

Expressed concrete tower set for approval in Adelaide

A Hames Sharley-designed 25-storey office and hotel tower proposed for Adelaide’s Currie Street is expected to be approved by the State Commission Assessment panel on 23 May.

An indicitive design for the Cockle Bay Wharf redevelopment by FJMT, Tony Caro Architecture and Aspect Studios.
News | Josh Harris | 14 May 2019

Contentious Cockle Bay Wharf tower gets the go-ahead

The NSW Independent Planning Commission has granted concept approval for a 183-metre tower by Cockle Bay Wharf on Sydney Harbour.

The new design for Melbourne Quarter tower by Woods Bagot.
News | Editorial Desk AAU | 26 Apr 2019

Woods Bagot designs taller, larger Melbourne Quarter tower

Melbourne councillors have endorsed changes to an approved Melbourne Quarter tower proposal, which would see the building height increased by 20 metres.

The office development at the corner of Collins and King streets by Cox Architecture and Gensler.
News | Editorial Desk AAU | 24 Apr 2019

Cox, Gensler design two-tower office development for Melbourne’s Collins Street

Plans have been submitted for a $1.5 billion commercial development on Collins Street designed by Cox Architecture and Gensler.

The proposed Macquarie Exchange by Bates Smart.
News | Editorial Desk AAU | 23 Apr 2019

Mixed-use Macquarie Park business precinct proposed

Bates Smart has designed a mixed-use development near a railway station in the northern Sydney suburb of Macquarie Park.

A render of Kerry Hill Architects' One Circular Quay tower circulated by previous developer Dalian Wanda Group.
News | Josh Harris | 22 Feb 2019

Approval sought for Kerry Hill Architects’ amended Circular Quay tower

A development application is before the City of Sydney for Kerry Hill Architects’ One Circular Quay apartment tower.

Sky Trees by Koichi Takada Architects.
News | Josh Harris | 11 Feb 2019

Koichi Takada Architects’ LA tower proposal inspired by Marilyn Monroe’s ‘flying skirt’

Sydney practice Koichi Takada Architects has unveiled designs for Sky Trees, a 63-storey tower to be built in downtown Los Angeles.

One Sydney Harbour by Renzo Piano Building Workshop. R5 building at left.
News | Editorial Desk AAU | 7 Feb 2019

Development application for Renzo Piano’s last tower in Barangaroo trio submitted

A proposal for the final tower in a set of three designed by Renzo Piano Building Workshop for Barangaroo South in Sydney has been submitted for planning approval.

Flagstaff House at 407 King Street, Melbourne by Yuncken Freeman (1955).
News | Editorial Desk AAU | 18 Oct 2018

Hotel proposal for modernist Yuncken Freeman office building

A hotel will be constructed above a modernist office building designed by Yuncken Freeman under a proposal approved by the City of Melbourne.