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  1. Australian Pritzker laureate Glenn Murcutt to design 2019 MPavilion

    Glenn Murcutt, the sole Australian winner of the Pritzker Prize, has been selected to design the 2019 MPavilion in Melbourne.
  2. Gray Puksand’s vertical school in Prahran completed

    Designed by Gray Puksand, Prahran High School is one of Victoria’s – and Australia’s – first vertical schools.
  3. Triumph over obstacle: Silver Street House

    The unusual obstacle of an underground sewer line bisecting this South Fremantle block has led to a nuanced architectural treatment and a house brimming with moments of unexpected delight.
  4. Tzannes, Blight Rayner win competition for Parramatta engineering campus

    A team comprising Tzannes and Blight Rayner Architecture has won a design excellence competition for a vertical campus for two Sydney universities in Parramatta.
  5. Hassell’s 30-storey tower on Perth’s Elizabeth Quay approved

    Perth's Metropolitan Redevelopment Authority (MRA) has approved a development application for a 30-storey office tower for Perth’s Elizabeth Quay designed by Hassell.
  6. Hames Sharley’s $235m Subiaco Pavilion Markets redevelopment proposal endorsed by council

    A proposal for the redevelopment of Subiaco’s former Pavilion Markets, which includes a 24-storey mixed-use tower, has been endorsed by council.
  7. The Architecture Symposium Brisbane to explore design in the Asian Century

    Eight architects representing the diversity of architecture and design across the Asia Pacific region will appear at The Architecture Symposium Brisbane.
  8. ‘A national story of creative technical achievement’: Sidney Myer Music Bowl celebrates 60th anniversary

    The nationally significant Sidney Myer Music Bowl, designed by Yuncken Freeman, Griffiths and Simpson in 1959, celebrates its 60th birthday.
  9. Commanding bunker: Light Vault

    Located on an exposed corner in Melbourne’s Brighton, this uncompromising new house by Chamberlain Architects was conceived as a “concrete bunker,” with luxurious, private space washed in light by multiple skylights.
  10. Controversial Cockle Bay tower sparks calls for planning system overhaul

    A proposal for a 183-metre office tower at Cockle Bay Wharf has been recommended for approval by the NSW planning department.
  11. Institute praises NSW government for major shake-up of building safety laws

    The NSW government will introduce sweeping changes to the state’s building laws after recent building safety events.
  12. Cladding fire risks have been known for years. Lives depend on acting now, with no more delays

    While property sector seems to be offering its version of “thoughts and prayers” following the Neo200 fire the we have known of the risk for years and the problem can be rectified.
  13. Spatial drama: The University of Melbourne Engineering Building

    Working within the University of Melbourne’s original 1930s engineering workshop, Designinc has opened up the student spaces to put engineering on display.
  14. BVN, Aspect and Lahznimmo complete $260m new campus precinct for ANU

    BVN, Aspect Studios and Lahznimmo have completed an ensemble of buildings and public spaces for the Australian National University.
  15. Australia Post releases commemorative Robin Boyd stamp

    Australia Post will mark the centenary of Robin Boyd’s birth with a commemorative stamp featuring the celebrated Walsh Street House.

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Johann Wolfgang von Goethe