Category Archives: Flinders Street Station Design Competition

Ted Baillieu, The Architect Premier – Part 4

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

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Ted Baillieu, The Architect Premier – Part 1

From November 2010 through to March 2013, Victoria had an architect as Premier. Ted Baillieu was responsible for bringing White Night to Melbourne as well as instigating the Flinders Street Station design competition in 2012.  From his experience in politics and … Continue reading

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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

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The Andrews Government, 100 Day Report Card

In August 2014 during what turned out to be the last few months of the Napthine Liberal Government it had become very apparent that Victorian State politics had gone from being design smart to design stupid in a matter of a few of … Continue reading

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2014 Retrospective

2014 has been a watershed year for many reasons. Across the year on The Red and Black Architect, there have been 33 posts covering a broad range of issues and events and of course buildings. There have been well over … Continue reading

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The Australian Architecture Association, Interview with Steve Rose

The Architecture Profession in Australia has many different organisations, associations and collectives. These groups all have different specific purposes and have varying degrees of influence. Recently I caught up with Steve Rose who is an Architect and principal of his independent practice … Continue reading

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Was the Flinders Street Station Competition Value for Money?

Recently the Melbourne media has reported that the winning design for the Flinders Street Station Design Ideas Competition by Hassell and Herzog & De Meuron would cost a whopping $2 billion to build. Naturally this has drawn many to question … Continue reading

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