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  1. First stage of State Library of Victoria’s $88m transformation complete

    The State Library of Victoria has opened the first of its redeveloped spaces as part of Vision 2020 an $88.1 million transformation designed by Schmidt Hammer Lassen and Architectus.
  2. Regional Architecture Conference 2018 to ‘rethink’ architecture in an evolving context

    The 2018 NSW Regional Conference will gather together some of Australia’s most innovative architects together in the town of Lovedale, near Newcastle.
  3. Wright of passage: The Great Australian Bight

    Cutting a dramatic curve through its inner-Melbourne lot, this distinctly “Wrightian” house by Multiplicity is grounded in its garden setting and built for family life.
  4. Haymes Paint reveals thoughtful colour forecast

    Haymes Paint's new colour forecast, Volume 11: Colour Conscience, explores how colour can have an uplifting effect and encourage people to live in a positive and responsible way.
  5. Design unveiled for $750 million mixed-use transport-oriented development in Brisbane

    A development application has been submitted for the $750 million mixed-use development surrounding Brisbane’s Albion train station, designed by Hames Sharley.
  6. Peter Poulet steps down as NSW Government Architect

    The former NSW Government Architect Peter Poulet has been appointed to the Greater Sydney Commission.
  7. Parliamentary committee recommends Australia adopt a national settlement plan

    A federal parliamentary committee has tabled a report on cities calls for a “national plan of settlement” for the development of cities and regions for the next 50 years.
  8. Oculus designs Melbourne’s first new urban park in decades

    The City of Melbourne is seeking public feedback for a new park in the CBD that would be the first new public space in the city since the construction of City Square in 1980.
  9. Newcastle’s first metropolitan plan released

    The NSW government has released a metropolitan plan for Newcastle that is a first for both the city and for a non state capital.
  10. Lebanon's young talents recognized at Maison&Objet

    Young designers from Lebanon have been acknowledged in the Rising Talents showcase at Maison&Objet;’s September 2018 fair in Paris.
  11. Simple pleasures: Elwood House

    This new apartment block by Woods Bagot with Hecker Guthrie fits neatly into the fabric of its village street, while perfectly suiting its inhabitants, who wish to simplify life.
  12. We need more flexible housing for 21st-century lives

    Kirsty Volz, a PhD Candidate in architectural history at the University of Queensland, writes that the "Australian Dream" of private home ownership has fundamentally shifted, and that housing design needs to change with it.
  13. Editor’s picks: 2018 MPavilion program highlights

    ArchitectureAU rounds up the architecture and design highlights of the 2018 program of events to be held at the Carme Pinós-designed MPavilion, which opens to the public on 9 October.
  14. Hassell-designed hospital opens in Western Australia’s Pilbara region

    Designed by Hassell, the Karratha Health Campus in northern Western Australia opened Monday 17 September.
  15. Private sector proposal for $15 billion Melbourne airport rail link

    A private consortium has unveiled a proposal to for 27-kilometre airport rail link for Melbourne.

Quote of the day

Architecture is not an inspirational business, it's a rational procedure to do sensible and hopefully beautiful things; that's all.

~ Harry Seidler, Austrian-born Australian architect