Category Archives: East West Link

Red+Black Interview with Michel Masson, CEO of Infrastructure Victoria, Part 1

Ever since the East West Link fiasco there has been substantial talk about removing the politics from Victoria’s infrastructure planning. The perception has been that politicians choose infrastructure projects that best suit their political agenda, rather than the projects that … Continue reading

Posted in all posts, construction industry, East West Link, Government Policy, Interviews, Uncategorized | Tagged , , , , | 1 Comment

Ted Baillieu, The Architect Premier – Part 3

From November 2010 through to March 2013, Victoria had Ted Baillieu, an architect, as Premier. This post is part three of a four part interview with Mr Baillieu discussing a broad range of built environment issues. To read from the beginning … Continue reading

Posted in all posts, construction industry, East West Link, Government Policy, Interviews, News, Review, Urban Design | Tagged , , , , , | 1 Comment

2015 Retrospective

2015 has been another huge year for architecture in Victoria. With Christmas fast approaching, it is time to look back at the highlights from the blog over the year that has been. The year began with an exclusive report on the … Continue reading

Posted in all posts, East West Link, Uncategorized | Tagged , , , , | Leave a comment

Red + Black interview with Richard Wynne, Victoria’s Minister for Planning – Part 2

It is almost a year since the Andrews Labor Government swept to power in Victoria. In the months since, Richard Wynne has been busy pushing through significant reforms as Victoria’s Minister for Planning, such as refreshing Plan Melbourne, restricting building plot ratios … Continue reading

Posted in all posts, construction industry, East West Link, Government Policy, Interviews, News, Uncategorized, Urban Design | Tagged , , , , , , , , , , , , | 3 Comments

Red + Black interview with Richard Wynne, Victoria’s Minister for Planning – Part 1

It is almost 1 year since the Andrews Labor Government swept to power in Victoria. As noted at the time, the 2014 election was dominated by built environment issues. The then Planning Minister, Matthew Guy, had recently rezoned Fishermans Bend … Continue reading

Posted in all posts, East West Link, Government Policy, Interviews, News, Uncategorized | Tagged , , , , , , , , , | 2 Comments

The Red + Black Architect – Post 100

Just under three years ago this blog began with its first post.  As stated then, the aim of the publication would be to make architectural discussion more accessible to the general public whilst also providing an insight into the design … Continue reading

Posted in all posts, construction industry, East West Link, Flinders Street Station Design Competition, Free architecture, Government Policy, Interviews, News, Uncategorized, Urban Design | Tagged , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , | 3 Comments

The East West Link Chronicles

The East West Link is an issue that has divided Melbournians like no other. Touching on the tension between inner-city and outer suburban needs, this contentious project saw massive protests, huge public engagement and ultimately contributed to the downfall of … Continue reading

Posted in all posts, East West Link, Government Policy | Tagged , | 2 Comments