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Spanda / Christian de Vietri

19:00 - 1 June, 2016
© Robert Frith
© Robert Frith

© Christian de Vietri © Apertunity Productions © Robert Frith © Christian de Vietri +32

Queen Elizabeth Quay Bridge / Arup Associates

17:00 - 28 April, 2016
Queen Elizabeth Quay Bridge  / Arup Associates, © Jacaranda Photography
© Jacaranda Photography

© Nick Birmingham © Nick Birmingham © Jacaranda Photography © Jacaranda Photography +15

OMA and Hassell to Design Perth's New WA Museum

16:00 - 6 April, 2016
OMA and Hassell to Design Perth's New WA Museum, WA Museum in Perth. Image via Perth Now
WA Museum in Perth. Image via Perth Now

The Western Australia Government has commissioned OMA and Hassell to design the new WA Museum in Perth. The team was chosen over three shortlisted consortia for the reputation of "creating dynamic architecture" and "international reputation," according to WA Culture and the Arts Minister John Day. A schematic design is expected to be released this summer. The museum plans to open by 2020. 

Ngoolark Student Services Building / JCY Architects and Urban Designers

03:00 - 3 August, 2015
Ngoolark Student Services Building / JCY Architects and Urban Designers, © Rob Ramsay
© Rob Ramsay

© Peter Bennetts © Peter Bennetts © Peter Bennetts © Peter Bennetts +23

Foster, Nouvel and Koolhaas Compete to Design Perth's WA Museum

14:17 - 11 June, 2015
Foster, Nouvel and Koolhaas Compete to Design Perth's WA Museum, Perth skyline. Image © Flickr CC User Ole Reidar Johansen
Perth skyline. Image © Flickr CC User Ole Reidar Johansen

Norman Foster, Jean Nouvel and Rem Koolhaas are competing to design the new Western Australian Museum (WA Museum) in the Perth Cultural Center. As The West Australian reports, the leading architects are part of three shortlisted consortiums being considered to develop the new $428 million project. Each team is currently working with the government on their proposals. A team is expected to be announced later this year. The museum is slated to open in 2020.

The complete list of the shortlisted teams include...

Curtin University Masterplan First to Receive 5 Green Star-Communities Rating in Australia

19:00 - 27 February, 2015
Curtin University Masterplan First to Receive 5 Green Star-Communities Rating in Australia , Courtesy of Curtin University
Courtesy of Curtin University

The Curtin University Master Plan has become the first project to receive a 5 Star Green Star-Communities Rating by the Green Building Council of Australia (GBCA). Helmed by AECOM and Donaldson and Warn architects, the plan sets forth a strategy for the renewal of the University's main campus in Bentley, Perth, aiming to create a "vibrant urban community" that combines commercial, retail, residential, educational, and transport infrastructure. Sustainability is a cornerstone of the project, which seeks to be adaptable to, and respectful of, its site and heritage. 

The 5-star rating honours Australian Excellence in "innovation, design excellence, environmental sustainability, economic prosperity and liveability". Learn more about the project and view selected images after the break.

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New City Square in Perth Reconnects Urban Landscape, Honors an Indigenous Warrior

00:00 - 5 January, 2015
New City Square in Perth Reconnects Urban Landscape, Honors an Indigenous Warrior, Courtesy of Metropolitan Redevelopment Authority
Courtesy of Metropolitan Redevelopment Authority

The Metropolitan Redevelopment Authority of Perth has released conceptual images for what is to become the city’s latest public space, designed by a team comprised of Aspect Studios, Iredale Pedersen Hook, and Lyons Architecture. With construction to begin in mid-2015 and slated for completion in 2017, the square takes its name from Yagan, an Indigenous Australian warrior of Perth’s local Noongar people. Integral to early resistance against British colonization, Yagan’s tenacity, leadership, and subsequent execution by settlers have cemented his role in Indigenous Australian folklore. Read more about this significant acknowledgement of Indigenous history after the break.

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HASSELL, COX Architecture, HKS To Design Australia’s Largest Sporting Precinct

00:00 - 26 April, 2014
HASSELL, COX Architecture, HKS To Design Australia’s Largest Sporting Precinct, Burswood Peninsula Master Plan. Image Courtesy of Government of Western Australia
Burswood Peninsula Master Plan. Image Courtesy of Government of Western Australia

The West Australian government has confirmed, HASSELL, COX Architecture and HKS will collaborate to design Australia’s largest ever stadium project. The $900million project will see Perth’s Burswood Peninsula transformed into a world-class sporting precinct by 2018. Included in the master plan is a new stadium that will hold some 60,000 spectators, a public tennis facility, significant transport infrastructure upgrades, such as a new train and bus station, and large public parklands. As negotiations continue between the firms and the West Australian Government, we should expect to see detailed drawings of the scheme by at least July with construction expected to begin by the end of this year.

Casa 31_4 Room House / Caroline Di Costa Architect + Iredale Pedersen Hook Architects

01:00 - 7 April, 2014
Casa 31_4 Room House / Caroline Di Costa Architect + Iredale Pedersen Hook Architects, © Peter Bennetts
© Peter Bennetts

© Peter Bennetts © Peter Bennetts © Peter Bennetts © Peter Bennetts +47

UWA Business School / Woods Bagot

01:00 - 28 June, 2013
UWA Business School / Woods Bagot, © Adrian Lambert, Acorn Photo Agency
© Adrian Lambert, Acorn Photo Agency
  • Interior Designers

  • Location

    Perth, Australia
  • Project Team

    Ross Donaldson, Michael Michelides, Georgia Singleton, John Liddiard, Kae Woei Lim, Cian Davis, Zenifa Bunic, Sandy Franco
  • Area

    10000.0 sqm
  • Project Year

    2009
  • Photographs

© Adrian Lambert, Acorn Photo Agency © Adrian Lambert, Acorn Photo Agency © Adrian Lambert, Acorn Photo Agency © Adrian Lambert, Acorn Photo Agency +24

Maylands Additions / Jonathan Lake Architects

01:00 - 24 June, 2013
Maylands Additions / Jonathan Lake Architects, © Robert Frith
© Robert Frith
  • Architects

  • Location

    Maylands, Western Australia, Australia
  • Design Team

    Ellen Wong, Katherine Ashe
  • Builder

    Castleprime Construction Pty Ltd
  • Structural Engineer

    Advanced Building Engineers
  • Area

    250.0 sqm
  • Project Year

    2010
  • Photographs

© Robert Frith © Robert Frith © Robert Frith © Robert Frith +17

Tigh Port na Long / Dualchas Architects

01:00 - 13 June, 2013
Tigh Port na Long / Dualchas Architects, © Andre Lee
© Andre Lee

© Andre Lee © Andre Lee © Andre Lee © Andre Lee +17

Westbury Crescent Residence / David Barr Architect

01:00 - 27 May, 2013
© Bo Wong
© Bo Wong
  • Architects

  • Location

    Perth, Australia
  • Collaborators

    Brett Mitchell
  • Area

    65.0 sqm
  • Project Year

    2011
  • Photographs

© Bo Wong © Bo Wong © Bo Wong © Bo Wong +13

Suburban Beach House / David Barr + Ross Brewin

01:00 - 24 May, 2013
Suburban Beach House / David Barr + Ross Brewin, © Robert Frith
© Robert Frith

© Robert Frith © Robert Frith © Robert Frith © Robert Frith +25

Perth Arena / ARM Architecture + CCN

01:00 - 26 March, 2012
© Greg Hocking
© Greg Hocking

© Peter Bennetts © John Gollings © John Gollings © John Gollings +17

  • Architects

  • Location

    Perth WA 6000 Australia
  • Project Director

    Stephen Ashton
  • JV Director

    Dominic Snellgrove
  • Design Director

    Howard Raggatt
  • Project Architects

    Stephen Davies, Peter Keleman
  • Senior Team Leader

    Steve Christie
  • Area

    28300.0 sqm
  • Project Year

    2012
  • Photographs

one40william / HASSELL

01:00 - 29 September, 2011
one40william / HASSELL, Courtesy of  hassell
Courtesy of hassell
  • Architects

  • Location

    Perth, Western Australia, Australia
  • Client

    Cbus Property
  • Area

    46000.0 sqm
  • Project Year

    2010
  • Photographs

    Courtesy of hassell

Courtesy of  hassell Courtesy of  hassell Courtesy of  hassell Courtesy of  hassell +12

Clancy's Fish Bar City Beach / Paul Burnham Architect

01:00 - 25 June, 2011
Clancy's Fish Bar City Beach / Paul Burnham Architect, © Jody D'Arcy
© Jody D'Arcy

© Jody D'Arcy © Jody D'Arcy © Jody D'Arcy © Jody D'Arcy +14

DTVA Christ Church Grammar School / Donaldson + Warn

01:00 - 25 February, 2011
DTVA Christ Church Grammar School / Donaldson + Warn, © Leon Bird
© Leon Bird
  • Architects

  • Location

    Perth WA, Australia
  • Design Director

    Geoff Warn
  • Project Leader

    Peter Kernot
  • Client

    Christ Church Grammar School
  • Area

    3200.0 sqm
  • Project Year

    2009
  • Photographs

© Leon Bird © Leon Bird © Leon Bird © Leon Bird +14