Tag: Urban renewal

The Sydney Olympic Stadium by Populous and Bligh Lobb Sports Architecture will be refurbished.
News | Editorial Desk AAU | 11 Sep 2019

Design competition launched for the Sydney stadium that survived demolition

The $200,000-prize-pool competition calls for designs for the public precinct surrounding Sydney Olympic Park.

Visualization of the proposed Arden precinct civic heart.
News | Editorial Desk AAU | 27 Jul 2018

Final vision for major inner Melbourne urban renewal precinct released

The Victorian government and the City of Melbourne have released their final vision for a 56-hectare urban renewal area in North Melbourne.

The proposed redevelopment of Melbourne's Southbank arts precinct.
News | Linda Cheng | 5 Jun 2018

Major redevelopment of Melbourne’s arts precinct planned

Australia’s largest contemporary art gallery, a new creative hub and 18,000 square metres of new public space are planned for Melbourne’s arts precinct.

The Collins Wharf development masterplanned by Jackson Clements Burrows in collaboration with Aspect Oculus.
News | Linda Cheng | 14 Mar 2017

‘Forest of towers’ approved for Melbourne’s Docklands

Victoria’s planning minister has approved a $1.2 billion five-tower development in Docklands, which was unanimously rejected by the City of Melbourne and described as a “visually dominant wall.”

A concept image of the Waterloo Estate redevelopment.
Practice | Laura Wynne | 23 Jan 2017

Let’s be frank about diversity and renewal

Renewing public housing estates to achieve a balanced ‘social mix’ has come to be seen by governments, planners and state development corporations as a remedy for underfunded public housing estates. But is estate renewal really the panacea it’s so often claimed to be?

MONA's vision for the redevelopment of Macquarie Point designed by Fender Katsalidis and Rush Wright.
News | Linda Cheng | 15 Dec 2016

MONA unveils vision for Hobart’s Macquarie Point renewal

Tasmania’s “dark history” is the centrepiece of the MONA’s vision for the redevelopment Macquarie Point, designed by Fender Katsalidis and Rush Wright.

A map outlining the precincts in Fishermans Bend.
News | Louisa Wright | 30 Nov 2016

Vic gov’t announces Fishermans Bend development controls

The Victorian government has introduced mandatory height controls and policies encouraging dwelling diversity for Fishermans Bend.

Proposed Yeppoon foreshore revitalization by Taylor Cullity Lethlean.
News | Linda Cheng | 25 Oct 2016

New vision to transform coastal Queensland beachfront

Taylor Cullity Lethlean has unveiled its designs for a beachfront precinct in Yeppoon, on the Capricorn Coast in central Queensland.

Visualization of the proposed Arden precinct civic heart.
News | Linda Cheng | 5 Sep 2016

$7b urban renewal precinct proposed for North Melbourne

The Victorian government has released the draft vision and framework for a 56-hectare urban renewal area in North Melbourne.

Proposed aerial view of the Newcastle waterfront.
News | Linda Cheng | 11 Jul 2016

Parks and plaza proposed for former Newcastle rail line

A rezoning plan to transform a former heavy rail line into public parks and a plaza has been submitted for assessment.

The largest and most “designed” of the 2014 plantings took the form of a 2.4-kilometre-long spiral on the site of the former Moe public hospital.
Review | David Bullpit | 3 May 2016

Seeds of Change: Get Sunflowered

A project in Victoria’s Latrobe Valley offers a happy intervention to a region facing serious economic and social challenges.

Splashes of intense colour enliven the space as seen from the air.
Review | Kate Gamble | 3 May 2016

Cultural infusion: Dandenong Civic Square

A colourful new civic square in Dandenong offers a welcoming and intimate space to its diverse community.

Aerial view of Londscale Street in Central Dandenong. Streetscaping by Taylor Cullity Lethlean and BKK Architects.
Review | Beau Beza | 3 May 2016

Revitalising Central Dandenong

A $290 million urban renewal initiative aimed at revitalizing central Dandenong.

The proposed Queens Wharf Brisbane casino resort redevelopment designed by Cottee Parker Architects will sit on over nine hectares of riverfront land.
Practice | Catherin Bull and Richard Kirk | 2 May 2016

Peak built environment groups condemn Brisbane casino

Three professional bodies representing architecture, landscape architecture and urban design speak out against casino.

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