Tag Archives: Office of the Victorian Government Architect

Red+Black Interview with Michel Masson, CEO of Infrastructure Victoria, Part 2

Michel Masson is the CEO of Infrastructure Victoria, the government body charged with formulating a 30 year strategy for Victoria’s infrastructure. This is the second part of the two part Red+Black Architect interview. If you missed Part 1 click here Red+Black … 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 Victoria’s Government Architect, Jill Garner

After an extended period of uncertainty left by the previous Victorian State Government, the Premier, Daniel Andrews, has confirmed the appointment of Victoria’s next Government Architect. Architect Jill Garner was chosen personally by the premier out of what would no … Continue reading

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Victoria’s Push for Better Apartments (Part 1)

In May, Victorian Planning Minister Richard Wynne released the government’s discussion paper entitled Better Apartments. This document is the next stage of the process that began under the previous government looking at how to improve the design quality of Victoria’s … Continue reading

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2015 National Architecture Conference Day 2

Day 2 of the 2015 National Architecture Conference: Risk saw the beginning of talks at the Melbourne Convention Centre from a collection of inspirational speakers from Australia and overseas. If you missed the Day 1 highlights click here to see highlights … 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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Apartment Design Standards Q+A

In response to the first research findings from the Rate My Building project, journalist Nathan Johnson from Architecture & Design, sent through some questions relating to minimum apartment design standards which have been much talked about since they were leaked … Continue reading

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