News | In anticipation of the arrival of the Parramatta Light Rail line, plans to rezone the Sydney suburb of Telopea as a high-density population centre have been released.
News | The South Australian government has dumped plans for a private redevelopment of the old RAH. The government will instead prioritize public space and downsize the residential component.
News | FJMT’s appointment comes after Danish architects 3XN were announced as the designers of a relocated Sydney Fish Market.
News | Affordable housing units will be moved from the proposed 195-metre tower to accommodate lower mandatory height controls.
News | A “bombshell” decision by the NSW Court of Appeal could have state-wide implications for the way “staged development applications” are assessed.
News | Heads of the NSW chapters say the site, which contains the heritage-listed former Parramatta Female Factory, should not be subdivided until a masterplan is produced.
Discourse | The arrival of a flock of look-alike cafes is often synonymous with urban renewal. Have cafes become merely “a market-driven solution to achieve an active street front in Australian cities”?
News | The City of Melbourne has thrown its support behind a 2.8-hectare mixed-use development proposal on the Maribyrnong riverfront, despite concerns of odour, dust and noise pollution.
News | The City of Melbourne has set aside $11m for a linear park along Southbank Boulevard, which is home to some of Victoria’s most important cultural institutions.
News | Andrew Broffman welcomed the NT government’s budget announcement that it would invest in three new museums, but cautioned that architects should be involved early on.
News | The Parramatta North Urban Transformation Program will surround the convict-era heritage sites with 2,700 new homes.
News | Google has walked away from negotiations to move headquarters to disused White Bay Power Station in Rozelle.
News | The 1985 Sulman Medal-winning theatre facilities for Sydney Theatre Company will be refreshed by Hassell.
News | A second commercial tower designed by Denton Corker Marshall in a 2.5-hectare Melbourne CBD development has been approved.
News | The City of Melbourne has unveiled the designs for a 196-metre tower and a low-rise community hub on a council-owned site adjacent to the Queen Victoria Market.
News | Victoria’s planning minister has approved a $1.2 billion five-tower development in Docklands, which was unanimously rejected by the City of Melbourne and described as a “visually dominant wall.”
News | A five-hectare health precinct in Brisbane, masterplanned by Hassell, will soon start construction.
News | Tasmania’s “dark history” is the centrepiece of the MONA’s vision for the redevelopment Macquarie Point, designed by Fender Katsalidis and Rush Wright.
News | The Victorian government has introduced mandatory height controls and policies encouraging dwelling diversity for Fishermans Bend.
News | Make’s designs to transform Sydney’s government-owned historic sandstone buildings into a hotel are on exhibition for public comment.