• Docklands tower light show reflects weather forecast

    Screen Shot 2016-07-20 at 12.08.23 pm

    “I wanted to be able to reflect something that Melburnians can connect with and something that hasn’t been done anywhere else in the world.” Melbourne’s first real-time weather light show, designed by Bruce Ramus, is currently on display upon the 15-storey tower at 888 Collins Street in Docklands.

  • Asbestos threat at Perth Children’s Hospital after supplies imported from China


    The West Australian Government has confirmed that asbestos has been found in roofing panels in the Perth Children’s Hospital, after a worker cut into a sealed panel while installing a fan and discovered what looked like asbestos inside.

  • John Wardle Architects to design world-class music facility

    Screen Shot 2016-07-14 at 11.13.55 am

    “It will be a new jewel in the crown of Melbourne’s legendary musical landscape.” ADR speaks to John Wardle Architects, who has been chosen to design a $105.5 million building for the Melbourne Conservatorium of Music (MCM), following a grant from the Victorian State Government.

  • Zaha Hadid’s Melbourne tower gets green light


    “Melbourne will now have a piece of her artistic flair,” says Acting Minister for Planning Jill Hennessy. The late architect’s 54-storey Collins Street tower has gained approval from the Andrews Labor Government.

  • Australian projects shortlisted in WAF Awards


    Shortlisted Australian projects include the The Waterfront Pavilion by Francis-Jones Morehen Thorp, the University of Sydney Business School by Woods Bagot, and the Canberra Airport Hotel by Bates Smart, among a number of other completed and future works.

  • “Community focused” Victorian winners of the AIA Awards announced

    Geelong Lib

    The winners of the Victorian Chapter of the AIA Awards have been announced, with ARM Architecture taking out four awards – including a sixth Victorian Medal – for the Geelong Library & Heritage Centre. “It has elevated the role of public architecture for both Geelong and the wider regional community,” Hamish Lyon, Chair of Juries said.

  • The best of NSW architecture

    Named Award. Kempsey Crescent Head Surf Live Saving Club. Neeson Murcutt Architects. Brett Boardman

    The state’s longest standing honour, the Sulman Medal, was awarded to the “quintessentially Australian” Kempsey Crescent Head Surf Life Saving Club by Neeson Murcutt Architects, with SJB Architects, Smart Design Studio and WMK Architecture among the other celebrated practices at the AIA NSW Architecture Awards.

  • JPW wins competition to design final Parramatta Square building

    JPW 3PS from Parramatta Square (zoom out) copy

    The vision for the final building on Parramatta Square has been revealed, after Johnson Pilton Walker (JPW) won an international competition to design the structure. The 16-storey, 35,000sqm office tower is located at 3 Parramatta Square, and is planned to cost around $320 million.

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