La Trobe University stadium achieves Australian sustainable first

La Trobe University’s new stadium has been awarded Australia’s first ‘6 Star Green Star Design and As Built v1.2 certified rating’ for a sports building by the Green Building Council Australia. The stadium was completed in January 2020 as part of Stage 2 of La Trobe’s Sports Park development – a key component of the […]

A bridge to Titik Dua Hotel

Jakarta-based architecture practice andramatin showcases both emerging and long-established Indonesian design vernaculars in Ubud’s Titik Dua. Titik Dua is a creative hub and hospitality venue, a hybrid of public and private spaces. Ubud’s vibrant arts, film, architecture, graphic design and music community finds a home on the ground floor, and hotel guests stay in 22 […]

Connecting to Country at the University of WA

Drawing from research and consultation with Indigenous students and other college stakeholders, Wilson Architects’ latest project is a study in inclusivity, cultural understanding and sensitivity within the Australian university landscape. On the rooftop of the University of Western Australia’s newest Indigenous student accommodation, phones are banned, and students discuss issues and ideas, fears and hopes […]

Bates Smart creates paradigm shift with timber-built Southbank hotel

Bates Smart has utilized the latest timber construction technology for Melbourne’s new landmark hotel at 55 Southbank Boulevard.  The existing commercial office building, built in 1989, was able to accommodate an extension of 5 levels with the use of concrete framed construction. The design challenge Bates Smart faced was how to surpass this in order […]

Hassell + OMA design architectural “collection” for WA Museum

The Jewish Museum of Australia and Zahava Elenberg collaborate on Melbourne meeting place