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Tūranga / Schimdt Hammer Lassen Architects + Architectus

19:00 - 21 October, 2018
Tūranga / Schimdt Hammer Lassen Architects + Architectus, © Adam Mørk
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UNStudio Named Winner of Landmark Melbourne Skyscraper Competition

04:00 - 15 August, 2018
UNStudio Named Winner of Landmark Melbourne Skyscraper Competition , Green Spine / UNStudio + Cox Architecture . Image Courtesy of UNStudio / Cox Architecture
Green Spine / UNStudio + Cox Architecture . Image Courtesy of UNStudio / Cox Architecture

UNStudio and Cox Architecture have officially been announced as the winners of Melbourne’s landmark Southbank Precinct overhaul. Selected from a range of high-profile offices, including BIG, OMA, and MAD, UNStudio's vision for the $2 billion project includes a pair of twisted towers called Green Spine. As the largest single-phase project in the history of Victoria, Australia, the Green Spine is designed as a state-of-the-art, mixed-use environment centered around innovation in architecture and design.

Green Spine. Image Courtesy of UNStudio / Cox Architecture Green Spine. Image Courtesy of UNStudio / Cox Architecture Green Spine. Image Courtesy of UNStudio / Cox Architecture Green Spine. Image Courtesy of UNStudio / Cox Architecture + 30

Ingenhoven Architects and Architectus Win Competition to Design Sydney's Tallest Residential Skyscraper

06:00 - 1 August, 2018
Ingenhoven Architects and Architectus Win Competition to Design Sydney's Tallest Residential Skyscraper , Courtesy of Doug and Wolf
Courtesy of Doug and Wolf

A beautifully delicate design by ingenhoven architects, in cooperation with architectus, has bested series of internationally acclaimed architects to design Sydney’s tallest residential tower at 505-523 George Street. The 79-storey skyscraper will reach 270m, and include several uses, ranging from high-quality living and retail to hotel and leisure. The designers hope the tower will be “a profoundly visible landmark standing for an economical, environmental and socially sustainable, future-oriented development”.

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OMA, BIG, and UNStudio Among Prominent Firms to Reveal Visions for Landmark Melbourne Southbank

12:30 - 27 July, 2018
OMA, BIG, and UNStudio Among Prominent Firms to Reveal Visions for Landmark Melbourne Southbank, The Lanescraper. Image Courtesy of BIG – Bjarke Ingels Group / Fender Katsalidis Architects
The Lanescraper. Image Courtesy of BIG – Bjarke Ingels Group / Fender Katsalidis Architects

A prominent shortlist including BIG, OMA, and UNStudio have revealed their visions for Melbourne’s landmark Southbank Precinct overhaul. The $2 billion project will be the largest single-phase project in the history of Victoria, Australia, intended as “a state-of-the-art, mixed-use environment” to be “centered around innovation in architecture and design.”

The six shortlisted schemes include twisting towers, interlocking blocks, and stacked neighborhoods, all focusing on the 6,000-square-meter BMW Southbank site. The designs were revealed at a public symposium on July 27th featuring speakers from the shortlisted firms.

Urban Tree. Image Courtesy of MAD Architects / Elenberg Fraser Urban Tree. Image Courtesy of MAD Architects / Elenberg Fraser Stack. Image Courtesy of MVRDV / Woods Bagot Green Spine. Image Courtesy of UNStudio / Cox Architecture + 24

University of Auckland Science Centre / Architectus

20:00 - 22 February, 2018
University of Auckland Science Centre / Architectus, © Simon Devitt
© Simon Devitt

© Simon Devitt © Simon Devitt © Simon Devitt © Simon Devitt + 35

  • Architects

  • Location

    Auckland, New Zealand
  • Lead Architects

    Patrick Clifford, Malcolm Bowes, Michael Thomson, Carsten Auer, James Mooney, Paul Millard, Alistair Scott, Michael West, Damian McKeown, Manuel Morel, Kirk Smith, Severin Soder, John Baker, Michel Bosauder, Jeremy Chapman, Rebecca Davidson, Kitty Fan, Carmen Fu (model maker), Peter Jeffs, Christian Kim, Eddy Lau, Yi Ting Lau, Joe Murphy, Warren Nicholson, John Strand, Michael Whiteacre, Mark Yong
  • Area

    22000.0 m2
  • Project Year

    2016
  • Photographs

Saint Andrew’s College Centennial Chapel / Architectus

17:00 - 12 June, 2017
Saint Andrew’s College Centennial Chapel / Architectus, © Sarah Rowlands
© Sarah Rowlands

© Simon Devitt © Simon Devitt © Simon Devitt © Simon Devitt + 17

  • Architects

  • Location

    Christchurch, New Zealand
  • Architects in Charge

    Patrick Clifford, Malcolm Bowes, Michael Thomson, Severin Soder, Paul Millard, Jane Rooney
  • Area

    1197.0 m2
  • Project Year

    2016
  • Photographs

Schmidt Hammer Lassen to Lead $88 Million Renovation of Melbourne's State Library of Victoria

12:30 - 10 April, 2017
Schmidt Hammer Lassen to Lead $88 Million Renovation of Melbourne's State Library of Victoria, Courtesy of Schmidt Hammer Lassen Architects
Courtesy of Schmidt Hammer Lassen Architects

The State Library of Victoria in Melbourne has tapped Schmidt Hammer Lassen Architects with local partners Architectus and Andronas Conservation Architecture to lead in the design of a $88.1 million redevelopment plan, Vision 2020. The scheme will return 40% more space to public use, aiming to “unlock possibilities, create connections and act as a framework” for the future evolution of Australia’s oldest and busiest library.

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Jean Nouvel's First Melbourne Tower Receives Go-Ahead

14:00 - 30 November, 2016
Courtesy of Sterling Global
Courtesy of Sterling Global

Ateliers Jean Nouvel and Australian firm Architectus’ 70-story mixed-use tower, 383 La Trobe Street, will be the newest addition to the Melbourne skyline, after its approval by the Victoria Department of Planning.

Upon completion, the building will be Nouvel’s first project in Melbourne and second in Australia following One Central Park in Sydney, which was named the Council on Tall Buildings and Urban Habitat (CTBUH) Best Tall Building Worldwide in 2014.

Christchurch Bus Interchange / Architectus

20:00 - 16 July, 2016
Christchurch Bus Interchange  / Architectus, © Simon Devitt
© Simon Devitt

© Simon Devitt © Simon Devitt © Simon Devitt © Simon Devitt + 17

  • Architects

  • Location

    Christchurch, New Zealand
  • Area

    3500.0 m2
  • Project Year

    2015
  • Photographs

schmidt hammer lassen Reveal Chirstchurch's New Central Library

13:30 - 27 April, 2015
schmidt hammer lassen Reveal Chirstchurch's New Central Library, Courtesy of schmidt hammer lassen architects
Courtesy of schmidt hammer lassen architects

schmidt hammer lassen architects, together with New Zealand-based Architectus, has unveiled plans for Chirstchurch's New Central Library (NCL). An "anchor project" for the city's 2010 and 2011 earthquake Recovery Plan, the new 12,000-meter library will built by 2018 on the northern edge of Cathedral Square – Christchurch´s key civic space defined by Christchurch’s Cathedral.

It is hoped that the NCL will become an important gathering space within the city, offering easy access to digital technologies and local heritage collections, as well as exhibition and performance space, a learning center, indoor and outdoor areas of relaxation, and activities for young citizens. 

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Building 303 / Architectus

20:00 - 16 April, 2015
Building 303 / Architectus, © Simon Devitt
© Simon Devitt

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The Treasury Research Centre & Archive / Architectus

18:00 - 19 March, 2015
The Treasury Research Centre & Archive / Architectus, © Simon Devitt
© Simon Devitt

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Tintern Middle Schools / Architectus

18:00 - 2 March, 2015
Tintern Middle Schools / Architectus, © Folded Bird Photography (Brendan Finn)
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VUW Campus Hub / Architectus + Athfield Architects

01:00 - 8 August, 2014
VUW Campus Hub / Architectus + Athfield Architects, © Paul McCredie
© Paul McCredie

© Paul McCredie © Paul McCredie © Paul McCredie © Paul McCredie + 24

New Zealand Architecture Awards 2014 Winners Announced

01:00 - 9 May, 2014
New Zealand Architecture Awards 2014 Winners Announced, ASB North Wharf / BVN Donovan Hill and Jasmax. Image © John Gollings
ASB North Wharf / BVN Donovan Hill and Jasmax. Image © John Gollings

The winners of the New Zealand Architecture Awards 2014 have been announced. The winner of the 2014 New Zealand Architecture Medal, the most prestigious award building award in New Zealand, was BVN Donovan Hill and Jasmax, for their ASB North Wharf building. Patrick Clifford was also awarded with the New Zealand Institute of Architects Gold Medal for his career as director of Architectus, with the jury commending the "understated confidence" and "urbane and assured authority" of his work.

Another 16 projects also received awards in 9 categories. Read on after the break for the full list of winners.

AUT Sir Paul Reeves Building Jasmax. Image © Simon Devitt Victoria University of Wellington, Campus Hub and Library Upgrade / Architectus and Athfield Architects. Image © Paul McCredie Cocker Townhouses / Claude Megson Architect. Image © Patrick Reynolds ASB North Wharf / BVN Donovan Hill and Jasmax. Image © John Gollings + 20

Queen Elizabeth II Courts of Law / Architectus + Guymer Bailey Architects

01:00 - 9 September, 2013
Queen Elizabeth II Courts of Law / Architectus + Guymer Bailey Architects, Courtesy of Architectus
Courtesy of Architectus

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  • Architects

  • Location

    Queensland, Australia
  • Design Director

    John Hockings
  • Project Director

    John Grealy
  • Project Architect

    Henry Hancock
  • Architectus Team

    Ashley Beckett, Juan Benavides, Kelly Burke, Mark Burrowes, Stacey Carroll, Nadia Casati, Kalene Cassie, Stephen Chandler, Sam Charles-Ginn, Lindsay Clare, Patrick Clifford, Craig Earley, Kirstie Galloway, Katia Gard, Adrian Hanby, Juliana Hannah, Glen Hartman, Matthew Herzig, Brett Hinze, Mark Hogan, Andrew Jones, Georgia Kirkwood, Quelia Kleemann, Klara Kormendy, Min Kyu Lim, Stephen Long, Ashneel Maharaj, Cherissa McCaughey, Bill Mcllwraith, Fedor Medek, Anya Meng, Simon Moisey, Melinda Morrison, Angus Munro, Jessica O'Shea, Robert Ousey, Rohan Patil, Kurt Piccardi, Michael Ray, Kirk Smith, Ray Smith, Richard Stone, Erik Sziraki, Janina Thieme, Anna van Hecs, Keith Ward, Mark Wilde, Erin Wheatley
  • Guymer Bailey Team

    Ralph Bailey, Phil Jackson, Nick Josephsen, Anthony McKibben, Angela Morton, Christina Renger, David Toussaint, Joel Sim
  • Managing Contractor

    Lend Lease
  • Area

    64000.0 sqm
  • Project Year

    2012

Te Puni Village / Architectus

00:00 - 4 June, 2011
Te Puni Village / Architectus, © Paul  McCredie
© Paul McCredie

© Paul  McCredie © Paul  McCredie © Paul  McCredie © Paul  McCredie + 9

Victoria Square / Architectus

00:00 - 20 April, 2011
Victoria Square / Architectus, © Simon Devitt
© Simon Devitt

© Simon Devitt © Simon Devitt © Simon Devitt © Simon Devitt + 9