Tag: Towers

The Victoria Cross integrated station development.
News | Editorial Desk AAU | 26 May 2020

North Sydney integrated station development finalized

Final designs have been unveiled for the proposed Victoria Cross station development, which includes a 42-storey office tower and a new retail laneway.

Sydney Fish Market by 3XN in partnership with BVN and Aspect Studios.
News | Editorial Desk AAU | 25 May 2020

$6.5 billion of projects fast tracked

The New South Wales and Victorian governments have each announced a raft of major building projects to be fast tracked through the planning assessment system to boost the economy.

The proposed tower at 383 La Trobe Street by Cox Architecture.
News | Editorial Desk AAU | 11 May 2020

Cox Architecture office tower replaces Jean Nouvel proposal

Cox Architecture has designed a 31-storey office tower on a Melbourne CBD site that was previously approved for a hotel and apartment tower designed by Atelier Jean Nouvel.

The 375 Pitt Street tower by Crone Architects.
News | Editorial Desk AAU | 7 May 2020

Skinny hotel to ‘introduce elegance’ to Sydney skyline

A proposed 35-storey recycled brick tower is set to add “texture and vitality” to Sydney’s booming midtown precinct.

The Central Sydney Planning Strategy will allow for buildings of up to 330 metres to be built in new “clusters.”
News | Editorial Desk AAU | 4 May 2020

City of Sydney unveils strategy for towering clusters

City of Sydney has unveiled a new planning strategy for the city centre, which will allow for buildings of up to 330 metres to be built in new “clusters.”

A reference design for Central Place Sydney, for which an architectural design competition is underway.
News | Editorial Desk AAU | 30 Apr 2020

‘Significant’ Sydney CBD development passes penultimate hurdle

Proponents Dexus and Frasers Property Australia are calling the proposal “Sydney’s most significant CBD development in over a decade” which would transform the western edge of the transport hub.

Toowong Town Centre by Nettleton Tribe.
News | Editorial Desk AAU | 28 Apr 2020

Los Angeles-inspired shopping centre proposed for Brisbane’s Toowong

A $450 million shopping centre and urban plaza complex, inspired by a shopping centre in Los Angeles, is set to transform the centre of Toowong in Brisbane.

Green Spine by UN Studio and Cox Architecture.
News | Editorial Desk AAU | 24 Apr 2020

Development approval blitz in Victoria

Four large scale projects in Melbourne have been approved by Victorian government, as it announces a new taskforce to boost the building and development industry during the coronavirus crisis.

A reference design for the 2 O’Connell Street tower prepared by PTI Architecture and Interiors.
News | Editorial Desk AAU | 23 Apr 2020

Parramatta tower to soar after height restriction lifted

A Parramatta council planning panel has laid the ground work for the development of the tallest building in the city after it voted to allow are more than six-fold increate of the allowable height on the site.

Mixed-use development at 614–632 High Street, Penrith, designed by DKO with landscape architect Turf Design Studio.
News | Editorial Desk AAU | 21 Apr 2020

DKO designs Penrith tower influenced by cityscape

A development application has been lodged for a 46-storey mixed-use development in Penrith designed by DKO Architecture.

Verve Residences by CKDS Architecture with Hill Thalis Architecture and Urban Projects.
Award | Editorial Desk AAU | 20 Mar 2020

‘Distinguished’ apartment towers win big at 2020 Newcastle Architecture Awards

“The culture of design in Newcastle is evidently very strong,” said jury chair Sam Crawford, of Sam Crawford Architects.

The tower at 52-60 Collins Street , designed by Bates Smart.
News | Editorial Desk AAU | 18 Mar 2020

Council backs Bates Smart’s Collins Street tower proposal

City of Melbourne councillors have voted unanimously in favour of a tower proposal for the Paris end of Collins Street, in spite of contrary advice from council planners.

The tower at 458 Wickham Street, Fortitude Valley, designed by Rothelowman.
News | Editorial Desk AAU | 11 Mar 2020

Approved office tower celebrates culture, identity and nature of Brisbane

A 12-storey office tower proposal in Brisbane, designed by Rothelowman, has been approved by Brisbane council.

The Wellington mixed-use development by Woods Bagot.
News | Editorial Desk AAU | 19 Feb 2020

Woods Bagot’s ‘transformative’ three-tower project for Perth

A three-tower project near Perth Arena and Yagan Square will be an injection of 155 apartments.

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.

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