$25.6 million redevelopment recommended for Melbournes Swanston Street
Latest report proposes four new city squares and a focus on public transport for the citys main street.
Video: Flexible pavilion design wins MoMA and P.S.1 Young Architects Program
A flexible pavilion that responds to human participation, designed by emerging practice SO-IL, has won the Young Architects Program.
LAVA install giant digital origami tigers at Customs House, Sydney
LAVAs latest architectural exploration features lightweight, lantern sculptures shaped like tigers.
HASSELL named top Australian firm in World Architecture Top 100
HASSELL leads the handful of Australian firms included in BD’s list of the world’s biggest practices.
Concrete Cloth wins 2009 Material of the Year award
A flexible fabric embedded with cement that can be moulded into shape and used as rapidly deployable shelter in disaster relief situations.
Video: Melbourne Park redevelopment gets the go ahead
Victorian Government to spend $363m on Melbourne Park redevelopment.
City of Perth to engage top architecture firms to improve city sites
10 firms to share $100,000 in citys ideas competition.
Advisory panel critical of DCMs Stonehenge Visitor Centre
CABE says more work is needed on DCMs proposal before planning permission is granted.
Energy Roof and architectural icon proposed for Perugia
Coop Himmelb(l)au designs energy harvesting canopy for Perugia.
Dense, three-dimensional city proposed for Boston harbour
An ambitious mega-structure designed to house 15,000 people has been proposed for Boston harbour.
Haiti earthquake rebuilding effort
Architectural aid agencies step in to provide immediate and long-term relief in Haiti.
Demolition begins on Lonsdale House
Demolition work begins on Art Deco landmark in Mebournes CBD, to make way for large-scale shopping precinct.
Top designers to participate in interactive design exhibition in Sydney
Team of design leaders including Schamburg+Alvisse and LAVAs Chris Bosse to explore ethical and sustainable design at Sydneys Object Gallery.