"I wanted to create something that uses tulipwood CLT in its largest format possible." The AHEC has collaborated with Alison Brooks Architects, Arup and the London Design Festival to present a giant, cross-laminated tulipwood structure that showcases the true strengths of timber.
The design, which will be constructed in 2017, draws inspiration from local landmarks including the Arts Centre and the rowers who make their way up and down the Yarra River each morning.
The City of Melbourne has released details of a plan for an $8.8 million redevelopment of University Square, including solar-powered charging stations, wi-fi and a biodiversity corridor. Proposals for major public open space in Southbank have also been released.
Working designs for the largest ever series of upgrades to the venue have been released, including a redevelopment of the concert hall and the construction of a learning space for children and young people.