Tag: Victoria

The proposed Geelong Civic Precinct by Cox Architecture.
News | Editorial Desk AAU | 14 Oct 2019

Cox’s CLT design selected for Geelong civic precinct

Cox Architecture’s design was chosen over proposals from Fender Katsalidis and Grimshaw with Chandler Architecture.

The revitalization of Bendigo TAFE’s city campus, designed by Architectus and Six Degrees Architects.
News | Editorial Desk AAU | 14 Jun 2019

Victorian government unveils Bendigo TAFE designs

Architectus and Six Degrees Architects’ design celebrates the campus’s industrial heritage and champions its ongoing contribution to regional prosperity.

The Ian Potter Centre for Performing Arts, designed by Peter Elliott Architecture and Urban Design.
News | Editorial Desk AAU | 23 May 2019

Revitalized Alexander Theatre opens at Monash University as part of new performing arts centre

Monash University has opened a $54.3 million performing arts centre at its Clayton Campus which includes an upgraded modernist theatre and two new concert halls.

At the entry to Pt. Leo Estate, a dramatic sculptural courtyard featuring a Queensland bottle tree is an intense, dry space that contrasts the vineyards surrounding it.
Projects | Katrina Simon | 21 May 2019

In vino veritas: Pt. Leo Estate Cellar Door and Sculpture Park

The design for this vineyard and sculpture park on a coastal site in Victoria’s Mornington Peninsula skilfully orchestrates architecture, landscape and art into a cohesive and integrated whole.

Victoria Pride Centre by Grant Amon Architects and Brearley Architects and Urbanists.
News | Patrick Hunn | 29 Jan 2018

St Kilda-based practices win Victoria Pride Centre design competition

Local practices Grant Amon Architects and Brearley Architects and Urbanists have won a competition for the design of Australia’s first purpose-built LGBTQI Pride Centre in Melbourne’s St Kilda.

Geelong the latest to sign City Deal memorandum
News | Editorial Desk AAU | 18 Jan 2018

Geelong the latest to sign City Deal memorandum

Geelong is the latest city to join in on the federal government’s flurry of City Deals agreements.

ARM’s work at Victoria’s Shrine of Remembrance, completed over two stages, involved the addition of four sunken courtyards that provide an entrance to the visitor centre located beneath the Shrine.
News | Editorial Desk AAU | 5 Dec 2017

Vic government architect publishes guide to heritage design

The Office of the Victorian Government Architect has released a guide exploring and detailing the relationship between good design and heritage.

Sandwiched between an older-style petrol station and a furniture store, the building is a sculptural marvel in an otherwise featureless road.
Projects | Louise Johnson | 27 Nov 2017

Postmodern petrol station: United Petroleum

This futuristic reimagining of the humble roadside service station as sculptural architecture by Peddle Thorp Architects brings a postmodern statement to Corio, on the industrial outskirts of Geelong.

Concepts for the Loch Ard Gorge region as put forward by the Shipwreck Coast Master Plan.
News | Patrick Hunn | 16 Oct 2017

McGregor Coxall’s Shipwreck Coast masterplan underway

Early works have commenced on the implementation of a masterplan by McGregor Coxall that aims to improve and conserve the Victoria’s Shipwreck Coast.

Denny Lascelles Tower by Hassell.
News | Editorial Desk AAU | 12 Sep 2017

Heritage-listed Geelong wool store to become high-rise office block

A proposal, designed by Hassell, would see a heritage-listed, 19th century wool depot converted for use as a high-rise office block.

The Geelong Performing Arts Centre by Hassell.
News | Editorial Desk AAU | 30 Aug 2017

Geelong Performing Arts Centre redevelopment kicks off

New visions accompany the announcement that work will soon commence on the construction of the $38.5m Geelong Performing Arts Centre redevelopment.

The proposed Victoria Police building by Woods Bagot.
News | Patrick Hunn | 20 Jun 2017

Australia’s ‘New Scotland Yard’ recommended for approval

The 39-storey, Woods-Bagot-designed Victoria Police Centre in central Melbourne will now be sent to the Vic planning minister for final approval.

Design competition forthcoming for Australia’s first Pride Centre
News | Patrick Hunn | 1 Jun 2017

Design competition forthcoming for Australia’s first Pride Centre

A property in Melbourne’s St Kilda will become home to a LGBTI community centre on a street that has been home to an annual pride festival since 1996.

An RMIT University report has put forward a vision for Melbourne in 2051 that would allow established areas to absorb new dwellings as the population swells to 8 million.
News | Sian Johnson | 4 Nov 2015

Curb the sprawl: Melbourne at 8 million

An RMIT University report says 1.2m dwellings could be incorporated into existing areas as Melbourne’s population swells.

Koo Wee Rup, 60 kilometres to the south east of Melbourne, produces over 90 percent of Australia’s asparagus.

To feed growing cities we need to stop urban sprawl eating up our food supply

Research shows that urban sprawl could be threatening highly productive agricultural areas on the fringes of big cities.

Melbourne's West Gate Bridge.
News | Sian Johnson | 8 Oct 2015

Infrastructure Victoria board appointed

The board of the newly created Infrastructure Victoria includes Margaret Gardner, who oversaw RMIT’s campus transformation.

ClarkeHopkinsClarke has been selected to design 15 new schools in Victoria. The practice  recently designed Brighton Grammar Middle School in Brighton.
News | Sian Johnson | 14 Sep 2015

$291m ClarkeHopkinsClarke schools project

CHC part of consortium that will design 15 schools for rapidly growing outer Melbourne suburbs.

Melbourne's architecture-inspired Art Trams revealed
News | Sian Johnson | 2 Jul 2015

Architecture-inspired Art Trams revealed

Eight trams celebrating all things building to roll out in the lead up to the 2015 Melbourne Festival.

A panoramic view across Melbourne's Victoria Harbour, which may be brought to life using ferries and heritage ships under a Hassell master plan.
News | Sian Johnson | 30 Jun 2015

Docklands: Melbourne’s Circular Quay?

Changes outlined in Hassell’s master plan for Melbourne’s Victoria Harbour could create a Circular Quay-like hub.

Bendigo Art Gallery in central Victoria by Fender Katsalidis Architects has gained popularity in recent years, attracting visitors to the regional city.
News | Sian Johnson | 25 Jun 2015

Wanted: bold ideas for Victoria’s creative industries

The state government is encouraging contributions as it puts the state’s creative industries up for discussion.