• Optus


    Perth’s Optus Stadium crowned Australia’s best

    Optus Stadium has taken out the public vote as Australia's Best Stadium at the 2021 Stadium Awards on Austadiums.  The venue collected 29 per cent of the votes, ahead of the Melbourne Cricket Ground (MCG, 2... more

  • Fishermans


    New thriving retail destination at Fishermans Bend

    Over the next 30 years, a massive 480 hectares of industrial land in the heart of Melbourne, Fishermans Bend, will be transformed into a new inner-city precinct filled with homes, shops, restaurants, parklands,... more

  • homelessness


    Architect appointed for homelessness centre in Mandurah

    Western Australia’s Homelessness Minister John Carey today announced a critical milestone in the development of a $28.1 million Common Ground facility in Mandurah, with architects Gresley Abas appointed to de... more

  • Wonthaggi


    Structural works completed at Wonthaggi Hospital expansion

    The Wonthaggi Hospital expansion project will help the local community receive the same standard and access to healthcare as metropolitan communities and support a booming population. The $115 million expans... more

  • Perth’s Optus Stadium crowned Australia’s best
  • New thriving retail destination at Fishermans Bend
  • Architect appointed for homelessness centre in Mandurah
  • Structural works completed at Wonthaggi Hospital expansion
Warwick Farm

Social housing project gets underway at Warwick Farm

More than 40 new homes will be delivered at Warwick Farm as part of the NSW Government’s ongoing commitment to social housing in Western Sydney. Minister for Water, Property and Housing Melinda Pavey said the $16 million project at Mannix Parade will deliver 21 one-bedroom and 22 two-bedroom units. “This project is one of 90 delivered by the NSW Land and Housing Corporation (LAHC) to replace ageing houses and under-utilised sites and re-develop them into small to medium-scale apartment buildings and duplexes,” Mrs Pavey said. “At Warwick Farm we will transform two vacant properties into a modern, accessible, multi-storey residential…
Hyatt Centric Hotel

Hickory completes construction on $150 million Hyatt Centric Hotel

Construction company Hickory has just completed Australia’s first Hyatt Centric Hotel, a $150 million Little Group development located at 9-27 Downie Street, Melbourne. Designed by Architectus, with interiors by Hecker Guthrie, Hyatt Centric Melbourne consists of a six-level podium, backed by a 20-storey glass tower. The hotel features 278 contemporary guest rooms across 26 levels. The state-of-the-art hotel exudes a cosmopolitan feel and is a reflection of Melbourne's vibrant street culture. The spacious guest rooms have been designed with clean, uncomplicated lines and a soft colour palette, and incorporate locally inspired design elements that are intended to reflect the city’s…
trades hall

Restoration of Australia’s oldest trades hall completed

Multiplex has reached practical completion on the restoration of the historic three-level Trades Hall building, located at 54 Victoria Street in Carlton, Victoria. The 3,800 square metre heritage-listed building sits prominently on the Lygon Street corner and was originally constructed between 1876 and 1925 in 10 separate stages. The refurbishment of Trades Hall was led by high-profile architect and heritage consultant Lovell Chen, and focused on conservation works and refurbishment of the main public spaces. Works included the refurbishment to the New Council Chamber and building services upgrades, and a key driver of the project was to open the historic…
Neville Bonner Bridge

Future climate risks considered when designing Neville Bonner Bridge

Planning for Brisbane’s future climate risks was key in designing and delivering Brisbane’s Neville Bonner Bridge which has recently completed key supporting sections. WSP, along with Grimshaw Architects, delivered concept design for the 320m long, 75m high cable-stayed pedestrian bridge – named after the first Aboriginal Australian to become a member of the Parliament of Australia. Rob West, WSP Australia’s Lead Structural Engineer, said the structure was designed for wind speeds greater than 220km per hour and to resist a one in 2000-year flood event, with consideration given in respect to possible future climate change impacts on these critical design actions.…

Modular contractors appointed for VIC mental health expansion

Modular contractors have been appointed to help deliver the Victorian Health Building Authority’s (VHBA) $492 million Mental Health Beds Expansion Program. Modscape and Grove have been appointed to manufacture three new acute mental health facilities in Epping, Geelong and St Albans, totalling 98 beds. The beds will be spread across Barwon Health’s McKellar Centre (16 beds, delivered by Modscape), Northern Health’s Northern Hospital (30 beds, delivered by Modscape) and Western Health’s Sunshine Hospital (52 beds, delivered by Grove). The $492 million investment is being delivered by the VHBA with onsite construction works overseen by Lendlease Building and is a response…

Greenland Australia officially opens one of Sydney’s tallest residential buildings

The Greenland Centre Sydney, one of Sydney’s tallest residential towers, has reached completion. Rising to 235 metres, the BVN and Woods Bagot-designed tower features 479 residences over 67 storeys, all of which provide stunning views for the more than 1,000 residents, who began taking up residence in March this year. Architecturally, Greenland Centre Sydney is testament to Greenland’s reputation for innovation, with the introduction of a never-before-seen feature, dubbed the ‘Sydney Balcony’. Operating as a purpose-designed glass-enclosed balcony system projected off the building, the balconies provide protection from wind and noise, whilst allowing natural ventilation to deliver an outdoor lifestyle.…
La Pelago

Builder appointed for first tower of $1.25B La Pelago

GURNER™ has appointed ICON Construction to build the first 68-level tower at its significant Gold Coast project La Pelago, with a build price estimated to be over $350 million. Once complete, the tower will bring together premium retail and hospitality offerings, an ultra-luxury international 200 room hotel, a health and wellness precinct, a private resort and club, and a sky bar at level 42, in addition to its 350+ apartments and its 200-room hotel. There are also 90 residences across the penthouse collection, ranging from levels 43 to 68; the tallest of La Pelago’s four towers will reach 68 storeys,…