Flinders Street Station Design Competition Update

The Short list

For those who missed the news last month, stage one of the Flinders Street Station Design Competition has been completed. From the 118 entries received 6 schemes from the following architects have been shortlisted

  • Ashton Raggatt McDougall (Melbourne)
  • John Wardle Architects + Grimshaw (Australia and UK)
  • HASSELL + Herzog & de Meuron (Melbourne and Switzerland)
  • NH Architecture (Melbourne)
  • Eduardo Velasquez + Manuel Pineda + Santiago Medina (Columbia via University of Melbourne)
  • Zaha Hadid Architecture & BVN Architecture (UK and Melbourne)

The Long List

To make the most of the momentum generated by the competition, the architectural firm Edwards and Moore are convening a discussion and private exhibition of the non selected ‘long list’ entries.  The long list includes some fantastic architectural practices such as:

  • 6 degrees
  • Design Inc
  • Elenberg Fraser
  • Fender Katselidis Architects
  • HAW

I can also reveal that The Red and Black Architect, having completed an entry into the competition, will also be participating in the Long List event! I will endeavor to provide some commentary and analysis of the work in my next post.

The competition is scheduled for completion mid 2013 at which time I will be publishing the full detail of my design for Flinders Street Station

In the meantime, for those wanting a sneak peak of some of the other entries not shortlisted, the following site has a selection of competition images.

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About Michael Smith

Architect and Director of Atelier Red + Black based in Melbourne, Australia
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4 Responses to Flinders Street Station Design Competition Update

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  3. D+ says:

    Please don’t let it be John Wardle!
    He would have to be one of the most BORING architects this country has produced.
    Think outside the box!!!

    • Hi D+
      Thanks for your comment. I think John Wardle has more of a reputation for high levels of detail and subtle beauty rather than in your face boundary pushing. Who would you most like to see win the competition? Do you think a Zaha Hadid building would benefit Melbourne?

      Thanks for reading

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