Building Indigenous awareness: Q+A with Rueben Berg
As a practicing architect and founder of Indigenous Architecture and Design Victoria, Rueben Berg has been behind the scenes of Victoria’s most culturally significant projects, including Melbourne’s William Barak Portrait building.
New Generation Bendigo Library by MGS
Reworking the existing 1984 library building and curating a new public axis across the site, this new development by McGauran Giannini Soon Architects forms an urban threshold between old and new, as well as between Hargreaves Street and Lyttleton Terrace.
Banyule council opposes suburban skyscraper in Ivanhoe
The Ivanhoe project, proposed by developer Caydon, is indicative an evolution in residential models in Melbourne’s eastern suburbs.
UTS Faculty of Engineering and IT by DCM
Denton Corker Marshall’s monolithic contribution is a triumph of master planning, activating ground-level and subterranean spaces at the University of Technology, Sydney.
UK Stirling Prize winner Amanda Levete to design 2015 MPavilion
Following the success of Sean Godsell’s inaugural MPavilion in 2014, many in the local architecture and design community expected an Australian practice to be named as this year’s designer.
Deakin University by Woods Bagot
Woods Bagot’s Burwood Highway Frontage building is a fine example of well-crafted and thoughtful architecture, with clearly articulated and well-lit interior volumes in contrast to a monumental solidity.
Visual Arts Institutional Campus
Located in Rohtak, a suburban district in the state of Haryana in Northern India, the Visual Arts Institutional Campus by Raj Rewal is a notable example of a generational shift following independence in India.
Wangjing Soho by Zaha Hadid Architects
Conceptually conceived as ‘Chinese fans that circle and embrace each other in an intricate dance’ by Zaha Hadid Architects, the office and retail complex acts as a beacon on the horizon.
SelgasCano’s kaleidoscopic chrysalis at Serpentine Pavilion
The much anticipated design for this year’s Serpentine Pavilion has been revealed, with renders of a prismatic cocoon released by Spanish architecture firm SelgasCano.
Suburban skyscraper: largest ever development for Melbourne suburbs
At 115 metres and comprising 36 levels, the building by Peddle Thorpe Architects is intended to be the starting point for a “second city within Melbourne”. So how does a large scale development such as this impact our built identity?