Minister For Cities role removed following cabinet reshuffle
The Minister for Cities and the Built Environment role has been removed from parliament as part of a recent cabinet reshuffle, after just being introduced by Malcolm Turnbull last September.
Bates Smart designs skinny skyscraper for Melbourne
One of the slimmest buildings in the world has been designed by Bates Smart at just 12 metres wide. Collins House tower will be 195 metres tall, and will soon begin construction on Melbourne’s Collins Street.
Bijoy Jain announced as MPavilion’s 2016 architect
Indian architect Bijoy Jain of Studio Mumbai was yesterday announced as MPavilion’s 2016 architect, as commissioned by the Naomi Milgrom Foundation.
Architects compete to design Parramatta Square’s civic space
Four teams of internationally-renowned architectects will compete to design the community and civic space which will be the centrepiece of a $2 billion Parramatta Square renewal project.
CBD and Fishermans Bend high-rise developments gain approval
Three new developments, designed by Elenberg Fraser, Denton Corker Marshall (DCM) and Hayball architects, have been approved by the City of Melbourne at a recent Future Melbourne Committee meeting.
Groundbreaking Architecture and Design Forecast launched this week
This landmark Forecast is designed to provide unparalleled insight for key decision makers within the A&D community. On the 15th of February, your competitors will receive the Forecast. Don’t let them be the only ones to benefit.
Grimshaw and BVN design NSW’s first high-rise public school
Concepts designed by Grimshaw and BVN Architecture for New South Wales’s first high-rise public secondary school have been released by the State Government.
Paul Pholeros, advocate and architect, dies aged 62
Paul Pholeros, renowned architect, humanitarian, and Founding Director of Healthabitat, passed away yesterday after a short illness, aged 62.
RIBA launch International Prize in 2016
The Royal Institute of British Architects (RIBA) has announced the launch of the 2016 RIBA International Prize, a new global architecture award for the world’s best new building.
Alejandro Aravena named 2016 Pritzker Prize winner
Chilean architect and current Venice Architecture Biennale director Alejandro Aravena has been named the winner of this year’s Pritzker Prize.
University of Queensland disputes council approval for 47-storey apartment building
The University of Queensland is fighting Brisbane City Council’s approval of a 47-storey apartment building planned for construction along the Brisbane River due to the site being of heritage significance.
Industry’s first trend forecast released next month
In anticipation of the February release of Niche Media’s first ever Global Architecture and Design Forecast, we introduce the esteemed co-directors of the trend report, Dr. Paul McGillick and Stephen Todd.
Lab De Stu named rising talent by Maison&Objet
Maison&Objet have presented Melbourne design collective Lab De Stu with the Rising Talent Award, with the group set to exhibit at the Singapore fair in March 2016.