The University of Melbourne recently selected six finalists for the second phase of designing the Faculty of Architecture, Building and Planning building. The new building will consist of educational facilities for staff and students, with a total floor area of nearly 18,000m2. The competition attracted 133 submissions from more than 15 countries around the world.
The six selected practices after the break.
The six short-listed finalists are:
- Denton Corker Marshall Pty Ltd
- Diller Scofidio + Renfro
- John Wardle Architects & Office dA
- KoningEizenberg with William J Mitchell and Gehry Technologies
- McBride Charles Ryan
- Sauerbruch Hutton with NH Architecture
On September 30, 2009, the winning architecture firm will design a vibrant educational environment that will inspire architecture, building and planning students, researchers and academics.
To read more visit www.abp.unimelb.edu.au/competition, where regular updates about the competition will be posted.