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The Flinders Street Station Winning Proposal / HASSELL + Herzog & de Meuron

The winning proposal for the Flinders Street Station competition comes from HASSELL + Herzog & de Meuron. The design integrates the station with the surrounding urban context, which has evolved and changed significantly since the building was designed 100 years ago. The station concept draws from many aspects - the site's historic fabric, location, and linear nature; the original 19th century design and existing heritage fabric; the river and city edge, rail, public and river-based operations as well as the station's place within the city fabric and public realm. More images and architects' description after the break.

The Flinders Street Station Shortlisted Proposal / Grimshaw + John Wardle Architects

As part of the People’s Choice Award launch by Major Projects Victoria, this design by Grimshaw + John Wardle Architects was selected as one of the shortlisted competition proposals for the rejuvenation of Flinders Street Station in Melbourne. Their design conceives the station as an ensemble, each part precisely considerate of its place in the city. The theatrical nature of the station is amplified by the stitching of city to river. Landscape, bridges and vaults from the threads. More images and architects' description after the break.

The Flinders Street Station Shortlisted Proposal / Ashton Raggatt McDougall

Designed by Ashton Raggatt McDougall (ARM), their proposal for the Flinders Street Station, which was recently shortlisted in the design competition part of the People’s Choice Award launch by Major Projects Victoria. Their proposal aims to create a seamless interface with the city, its streets and lanes, its intermodal transportation, and its future dreams. On the river this seamlessness is not so much a measurement of ease or just intentionality, but rather instead a sudden sense of spectacle, a special realization of the river that’s always been there, even a sense of history and time. More images and architects' description after the break.

Six Flinders Street Station Proposals Battle It Out for "Public Choice Award"

The Victorian Coalition Government’s design competition to re-imagine Melbourne’s historic Flinders Street Station has entered its final phase as the public submits their last minute votes for the “People’s Choice Award” today. Though each proposal is dramatically different, ranging from Zaha Hadid Architects’ carefully calculated, sinuous curves to Herzog & de Meuron’s extrusion of vaulted canopies, all promise to elevate the stations status to the 21st century whilst respecting its historic context. 

Form your own opintion and vote for your favorite after the break...

Sunday Apartments / Woods Bagot

  • Interior Designers: Woods Bagot
  • Location: Coventry Street, Southbank, Melbourne, Australia
  • Development And Project Managers: Premier Capital Developments
  • Branding: Cornwall Design
  • Photographs: Trevor Mein

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Fitzroy North Residence / Chan Architecture

  • Architects: Chan Architecture
  • Location: Melbourne, Australia
  • Project Team: Anthony Chan, Miriam Harris, Mei Yang, Michelle Ng
  • Builder: Whelan Master Builders
  • Structural Engineer: Jonicha Consulting Engineers
  • Building Surveyor: Wilsmore Nelson Group
  • Energy Rater: Green Doors
  • Land Surveyor: Aline Surveying
  • Geotechnical Engineer: Apex Geotechnical
  • Project Year: 2013
  • Photographs: Brendan Finn, Mark Fergus

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Dolls House / Edwards Moore

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© Frasen Marsden

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Little Brick Studio / MAKE Architecture

  • Architects: MAKE Architecture
  • Location: Melbourne, Australia
  • Design Team: Melissa Bright, Bruce Rowe, Gillian Hatch, Shelley Freeman
  • Builder: 4AD Construction
  • Project Year: 2012
  • Photographs: Peter Bennetts

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Melbourne’s Flinders Street Station Competition Shortlist Revealed

The Victorian Coalition Government’s design competition to re-imagine Flinders Street Station in Melbourne has entered its final phase with the six shortlisted competitors submitting their final designs. Selected from 117 entries, the shortlist includes the following Australian and international firms:

Ross Street / BE Architecture

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Eleven Inch Pizza / Zwei

  • Architects: Zwei
  • Location: Docklands, Victoria, Australia
  • Builder: Four Seasons Commercial Interiors
  • Lighting: Satelight / Volker Haug
  • Logo: Salmon Design
  • Area: 93.0 sqm
  • Project Year: 2013
  • Photographs: Michael Kai

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Captain Melville / Breathe Architecture

  • Architects: Breathe Architecture
  • Location: Melbourne, Australia
  • Design Team: Linda Valentic, Jeremy McLeod
  • Construction Team: Ficus Constructions, Exzibit Design
  • Area: 286.0 sqm
  • Project Year: 2012
  • Photographs: Andrew Wuttke

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The Nicholson / DesignInc

  • Architects: DesignInc
  • Location: Coburg, Victoria, Australia
  • Design Team: Glen Versteegen (Project Architect), Jacqui Williams, Alex Owen, Bryan Dinh, Dale Hewlett, Daniel Moore, Felis Sarcepuedes, Goh Siong, Gwyneth Choi, John Lui, Josko Mariani, Kazuo Ikeda, Lincoln Nielsen, Mona Ho, Melissa Abela, Natalie Yong, Sengly Chau, Tony Pereira, Tristan Wong
  • Project Director: Stephen Webb
  • Design Leader: Rudy Darmawan
  • Project Architects: Cameron Smith, Heidi Lee, Philip Weatherlake
  • Senior Technicians: Emer Denneny, Kylee Ashdown
  • Senior Interior Designer / Design Associate: Aldona Pajdac
  • Interior Designer: Afrodite Moulatsiotis
  • 3 D Visualiser: Daragh Doyle
  • Associate : David Cox
  • Senior Graphic Designer: Travers Cunnington
  • Project Year: 2011
  • Photographs: Tony Miller, Dianna Snape

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National Tennis Centre / Jackson Architecture

  • Architects: Jackson Architecture
  • Location: Melbourne, Australia
  • Design Team: Daryl Jackson, Matt Drysdale, Stewart Lock, Peter Cole, Aaron Paris, Kon Iakovidis, Elaine Quek
  • Structural Engineers: Winward Structures
  • Project Year: 2012
  • Photographs: John Gollings

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Park Lane House / Kennedy Nolan Architects

  • Architects: Kennedy Nolan Architects
  • Location: Melbourne, Australia
  • Architect In Charge: Kennedy Nolan Architects
  • Design Team: Patrick Kennedy, Rachel Nolan, Victoria Reeves, Adriana Hanna
  • Area: 256.0 sqm
  • Project Year: 2013
  • Photographs: Derek Swalwell

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Paling Fence House / NASA

© Nils Koenning
© Nils Koenning
  • Architects: NASA
  • Location: Melbourne, Australia
  • Project Architect: Aldo Agustin
  • Project Year: 2013
  • Photographs: Nils Koenning

© Nils Koenning © Nils Koenning © Nils Koenning © Nils Koenning