Woods Bagot Reveals Plans for Christchurch Convention Centre

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Global design and consulting firm Woods Bagot has revealed its plans to collaborate with Plenary Conventions New Zealand, a consortium responsible for the development of the new Christchurch Convention Centre. The consortium also includes international infrastructure firm Plenary Group, local firms Ngai Tahu Property and Carter Group, Warren and Mahoney Architects, and environmental design consultancy Boffa Miskell. Read on after the break to see additional images and learn more about the proposed plan.

Woy Woy Rehabilitation Unit / Woods Bagot

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Architects: Woods Bagot
Location: NSW,
Area: 2200.0 sqm
Year: 2013
Photographs: Peter Bennetts

Nepean Mental Health Centre / Woods Bagot

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Architects: Woods Bagot
Location: Parker Street & Derby Street, Kingswood NSW 2747,
Area: 7278.0 sqm
Year: 2014
Photographs: Trevor Mein, Ethan Rohloff

NAB Docklands / Woods Bagot

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Architects: Woods Bagot
Location: 700 Bourke Street, VIC 3008, Australia
Area: 63000.0 sqm
Year: 2013
Photographs: Shannon McGrath, Trevor Mein

South Australian Health and Medical Research Institute / Woods Bagot

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Architects: Woods Bagot
Location: SA, Australia
Photographs: Trevor Mein

Catholic Leadership Centre / Woods Bagot

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Architects: Woods Bagot
Location: VIC, Australia
Design Team: Ben Haylock, Bill Botelho, Destine Yazgin, Frank Rog, Ian Munro, Kate Frear, Kel Dennis, Lawrence Ng, Michael Fryer, Nicholas Bowker-Dunn, Peter Korkolis, Sue Fenton, Tom Haylock, Winnie Kwok
Year: 2012
Photographs: Peter Bennetts

Raheen Library at Australian Catholic University / Woods Bagot

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Architects: Woods Bagot
Location: 115 Victoria Street, , Australia
Year: 2013
Photographs: Shannon McGrath

MUSE / Woods Bagot

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Architects: Woods Bagot
Location: Macquarie University, Sydney,
Project Team: Georgia Singleton, Alan Duffy, Jo Dane, Kori Todd, Danny Wehbe, Danny Chan, Chang Liu
Area: 900 sqm
Photographs: Peter Bennetts

Woods Bagot Unveils Colosseum-Inspired Stadium for AS Roma

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Global firm Woods Bagot has unveiled designs for the Italian Serie A soccer club AS Roma’s new stadium: Stadio della Roma. Planned for completion by the 2016-17 season on the outskirts of , the colosseum-inspired stadium will be capable of hosting more than 52,000 fans and designed to be easily configured to accommodate multiple sporting and entertainment events.

“The design draws visual cues from the world’s most historic spectator venue, the Roman Colosseum,” says Woods Bagot Sport Design Leader, Dan Meis. “The design features a state-of-the-art steel and concrete seating bowl wrapped in a ‘floating’ stone scrim, evocative of the rhythmic facade of the famous arena; with polycarbonate clad roof is reminiscent in form of the historic retractable fabric canopy that once covered the upper tiers of the Colosseum.”

Woods Bagot Reveals Design for Wenling Sheraton

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Woods Bagot has shared their design for a destination hotel in Zhejiang, . The Wenling Sheraton, sited between two waterways, is scheduled to be completed in 2019. Woods Bagot says that views of the wetlands and mountains of Wenling will “ensure a quality guest experience” which includes waterfront dining, an observation deck and a pedestrian promenade.

More photos of the design after the break.

BIG, SHoP, Snøhetta Among Shortlist for Melbourne Office Complex

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Australian developer CBUS Property has invited four pairs of Australian and internationally-renowned architectural practices to compete to design an office complex at a 6,000 square meter site in downtown MelbourneAustralia where the National Mutual Plaza currently stands.

See the full shortlist after the break.

In Progress: SAHMRI / Woods Bagot

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Architects: Woods Bagot
Location: North Terrace, SA,
Area: 25,000 sqm
Year: 2014
Photographs: Peter Barnes, Peter Fisher

Pony Restaurant / Woods Bagot

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Architects: Woods Bagot
Location: , QLD, Australia
Client: Pony
Area: 510 sqm
Year: 2013
Photographs: Trevor Mein

Sunday Apartments / Woods Bagot

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Architects: Woods Bagot
Location: Coventry Street, Southbank, ,
Development And Project Managers: Premier Capital Developments
Branding: Cornwall Design
Photographs: Trevor Mein

Qatar / Woods Bagot

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Architects: Woods Bagot
Location:
Project Director: Mark Mitcheson-Low
Area: 115,000 sqm
Year: 2007
Photographs: Trevor Mein

UWA Business School / Woods Bagot

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Architects: Woods Bagot
Location: ,
Project Team: Ross Donaldson, Michael Michelides, Georgia Singleton, John Liddiard, Kae Woei Lim, Cian Davis, Zenifa Bunic, Sandy Franco
Area: 10,000 sqm
Year: 2009
Photographs: Adrian Lambert, Acorn Photo Agency

GPT / Woods Bagot

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Architects: Woods Bagot
Location: , Australia
Project Team: Alissandra Johnston, Tessa Melick
Project Manager: Buildcorp Group
Area: 3,700 sqm
Year: 2011
Photographs: Tyrone Branigan

Melbourne Convention and Exhibition Centre / Woods Bagot

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Architects: Woods Bagot
Location: Melbourne,
Leadership Team: Nik Karalis, Rodger Dalling, Ivan Kokrhelj, Peter Korkolis, Gordana Ticak, Bruno Mendes
Design Partner: NHArchitecture
Area: 66,000 sqm
Year: 2009
Photographs: Courtesy of Woods Bagot