Tag Archives: Melbourne

Negotiating Form: Q+A with Kerstin Thompson (Part 1)

Kerstin Thompson is one of Australia’s most respect architects. Her practice Kerstin Thompson Architects was established in 1994 and has delivered architectural excellence across a broad spectrum of project types from education projects, police stations and commercial fit outs, as … Continue reading

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Council Election Special: Q+A with Councillor Rohan Leppert

In many ways it is the local council level of government which has the most profound impact on our built environment. In most cases they are the first line of decision making for buildings seeking planning approval and they also have a … Continue reading

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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

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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

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2015 National Architecture Conference Day 1

Architectural Christmas has rolled around for another year with the National Architecture Conference opening in Melbourne yesterday. This years conference theme is ‘Risk’ which promises to open up some fascinating discussion about all kind of risks associated with the production … Continue reading

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Melbourne Open House 2014

Once a year, on a weekend in the depths of Melbourne’s winter, buildings across the city throw open their doors for the general public to get a behind-the-scenes look at Melbourne’s built environment. This annual event known as Open House … Continue reading

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News of the Week

Melbourne Awards Melbourne Open House has won a Melbourne award in the category of “Contribution to profile by a community organisation”. Other finalists in this category included the Melbourne festival, Melbourne Fringe and Vision Australia’s Carols by Candlelight. Congratulations to … Continue reading

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