Tag: Melbourne

Melbourne CBD street to be pedestrianized
News | Editorial Desk AAU | 28 Jan 2020

Melbourne CBD street to be pedestrianized

The City of Melbourne has released designs for the beginnings of its plan to pedestrianize much of Elizabeth Street.

Prahran Square by Lyons Architecture and Aspect Studios.
News | Editorial Desk AAU | 9 Jan 2020

Burying carpark creates much-needed open space in Melbourne’s Prahran

Lyons Architecture and Aspect Studios’ Prahan Square “puts pedestrians first” by moving an open air carpark underground.

RMIT University’s New Academic Street by Lyons with NMBW Architecture Studio, Harrison and White, MvS Architects and Maddison Architects, is cited as an exemplar of effective urban design in the Central Melbourne Design Guide.
News | Editorial Desk AAU | 20 Nov 2019

Major update to Melbourne’s urban design policy

City of Melbourne councillors have endorsed two documents aimed at improving design quality in private developments.

Hassell and SO–IL's proposed elevated inner-city park for Southbank's arts precinct.
News | Josh Harris | 21 Feb 2019

Hassell, SO–IL to design public spaces for Melbourne’s arts precinct redevelopment

Hassell and SO–IL will design an elevated inner-city park and new pedestrian connections as part of redevelopment of Melbourne’s arts precinct in Southbank.

Melbourne CBD.
News | Editorial Desk AAU | 9 Apr 2018

Car-free Melbourne mooted in transport strategy refresh

Melbourne council is examining Barcelona’s “superblocks” and Oslo’s car-free CBD in an effort to address the “disproportionate” amount of space devoted to private cars.

An aerial view of the new Cato Square that will replace a car park near Chapel Street in Melbourne's Prahran.
News | Patrick Hunn | 24 Jan 2018

Work begins on burying 9,000m2 Melbourne carpark under public plaza

Work has begun on the conversion of a carpark in the Melbourne suburb of Prahran into a new 9,000-square-metre public park designed by Lyons and Aspect Studios.

Albert Park, Melbourne.
News | Patrick Hunn | 19 Jan 2018

Parks Victoria mulls downsizing 18-hole golf course to enlarge Albert Park

A draft masterplan would see an 18-hole golf course within Melbourne’s Albert Park more than halved in size to make way for more space usable by the general public.

Albert Road Reserve by Hassell.
News | Patrick Hunn | 15 Jan 2018

Expanded parkland to reclaim road and car park at Melbourne Metro Tunnel station

The Victorian government has unveiled Hassell’s design for an expanded park neighbouring a Metro Tunnel station.

Linear park at Murrumbeena.
News | Patrick Hunn | 20 Nov 2017

Final designs released for Melbourne ‘sky rail’ park

Designs for a linear park and a 17-kilometre walking and cycling path occupying the space underneath a new elevated rail line in Melbourne’s south east have been released.

The proposed Southbank park by the City of Melbourne's City Design Studio, featuring the under-construction Australia 108 building by Fender Katsalidis Architects.
News | Patrick Hunn | 13 Jul 2017

Plan to convert road lane to park in Melbourne’s Southbank unveiled

Announced as part of its 2017/18 budget, the new linear park on Southbank Boulevard will deliver open green space to Melbourne’s most park-deprived suburb

Koo Wee Rup, 60 kilometres to the south east of Melbourne, produces over 90 percent of Australia’s asparagus.

To feed growing cities we need to stop urban sprawl eating up our food supply

Research shows that urban sprawl could be threatening highly productive agricultural areas on the fringes of big cities.

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