• Melbourne could have its own Uber Air Skyport

    A design concept for a new Uber Air Skyport imagined by award-winning architecture studio, Pickard Chilton, and global design and consulting firm, Arup, was showcased at Uber’s 3rd Elevate Summit this week in... more
  • $280M New York meatpacking-style development coming to Collingwood

    Wellington Street in Collingwood is set to be transformed into a New York Meatpackers-style $280 million luxury residential and retail precinct, Victoria and Vine, in the coming weeks.  Developed by GURNER... more
  • Stage two at Sydney’s UNSW Biosciences completed

    Stage two of UNSW Sydney’s Biological Sciences Building upgrade has just been completed by Multiplex, continuing the regeneration and expansion of the world-class Biomedical Precinct. Designed by Woods Bag... more
  • Melbourne office leads way in sustainable development

    Works have concluded on a five-storey extension to 276 Flinders Street - a landmark moment for sustainable development in Australia. The new building at 276 Flinders Street used cross-laminated timber (CLT) ... more

Partnership delivers greater access to solar power for apartments

A unique partnership between Mirvac and Allume Energy aims to provide Australians with greater access to renewable energy through state-of-the-art technology that will deliver solar energy to apartments. With electricity prices more than doubling in the past 10 years, Australians have increasingly committed to renewable energy and millions of households have installed solar panels. However, until now, apartment-dwellers have had limited access to this affordable and renewable energy source. Mirvac Head of Residential, Stuart Penklis, said in the past they were limited in the use of solar in multi-occupant ... more

Multiplex completes Fivex’s $24M Riverview House commercial office building

Leading international construction company, Multiplex, has completed Fivex’s $24 million Riverview House commercial office building at 276 Flinders Street in Melbourne’s CBD. Designed by architects Baldasso Cortese with engineers Bonacci Group and IrwinConsult, the second tower of Riverview House boasts an innovative and highly-sustainable design featuring cross-laminated timber and lightweight steel. Positioned opposite to Melbourne’s iconic Flinders Street Station, the new building spans five levels, delivering 4,000 square metres of lettable office space and is connected to the existing tower lobb... more

Masterplan approved for Westfield Doncaster redevelopment

The Victorian Government has just approved the masterplan for a $500 million redevelopment at Westfield Doncaster - ensuring Melbourne remains Australia’s capital for fashion, food and retail. Minister for Planning, Richard Wynne, gave the stamp of approval for the masterplan on Monday, which is expected to create roughly 2000 jobs during the project’s construction phase and 2,900 new full and part-time jobs at Westfield Doncaster after completion. A key feature of the development will be a gateway building of up to 14 storeys, positioned above a two-level podium of new premium retail in the north-west... more

Design app launched to give public new look at North Queensland Stadium

The North Queensland Stadium has just reached a construction milestone, with 50 per cent of the main build works now complete. To celebrate the achievement, a brand-new free app, nqstadium, has been released on the Apple App Store and Google Play. Minister for Housing and Public Works Minister, Mick de Brenni, said the app will give fans the chance to experience the 25,000-seat stadium before completion and ahead of the start of the 2020 NRL Premiership Season. “In designing the stadium, the project team have used Building Information Modelling (BIM) to visualise spaces within the stadium to ensure t... more

Multiplex delivers Monash University’s new $54.2M Ian Potter Centre for Performing Arts

Leading construction company, Multiplex, has officially reached completion on Monash University’s new Ian Potter Centre for Performing Arts. Located at Monash University’s Clayton campus, the $54.2 million complex comprises three key venues – full refurbishment and re-purposing of the existing Alexander Theatre, a new flat floor multi-purpose Sound Gallery and a new live performance Jazz Club which will be a bustling high-end café by day and destination restaurant by night. Designed by Peter Elliot Architects, Irwinconsult, Marshall Day Acoustics, Marshall Day Entertech and AECOM, the five-level 561... more

Monash University awarded Passive House certification

Leading global construction company, Multiplex, and Monash University have set a new benchmark for sustainable design and construction, receiving Passive House certification on a new student accommodation complex at Monash's Peninsula campus in Frankston. Passive House is the world’s leading standard in performance-based energy-efficient construction and requires comprehensive planning with professionally calculated energy balance. Passive House design focuses on occupant comfort, health and performance-based buildings where ultra-low energy use reduces operating energy costs, making the building more ec... more

Six finalists to develop designs for iconic new Parramatta precinct

Six global architecture teams have been shortlisted to develop designs for a landmark new Powerhouse Precinct in Sydney's Parramatta. The Powerhouse Precinct is one of the largest cultural infrastructure projects currently being undertaken in Australia. The centrepiece of the precinct is a 24-hour museum – a new global cultural icon – that will be built on the banks of the Parramatta River in Sydney’s newly-designated Central River City, one of the fastest-growing parts of the region. The museum is set to showcase the internationally-significant Museum of Applied Arts and Sciences collection and s... more

Subiaco grandstand demolition works move closer

The demolition of Subiaco Oval infrastructure is progressing with the appointment of R.J. Vincent and Co. (RJV) to carry out the works, following a six-month public procurement process. The works will remove most of the stadium infrastructure to make way for the future redevelopment of Subi East - one of the state's most significant urban renewal projects. According to a ‘Vision Concept’ released by the Metropolitan Redevelopment Authority, Subi East is set to transform 35.6 hectares of land (taking in Subi Oval and the old Princess Margaret Hospital site) into a thriving and connected inner-city hub w... more