Tag Archives: RMIT

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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The complexity of Fishermans Bend. Interview with Rob McGauran

Fisherman’s Bend has a long history as an industrial, commercial and scientific precinct close to but disconnected from Melbourne’s CBD. Towards the end of the previous State Government’s term, the then Planning Minister, Matthew Guy, rezoned part of the massive … Continue reading

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The Red + Black Review: RMIT Design Hub

Last year I took a look at Lyons Architects work for RMIT in the Swanston Academic Building, which proved to be a suitably vibrant addition to RMIT’s Swanston Street presence. Now 6 months later, in a piece of unfinished business … Continue reading

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The Red + Black Review: Swanston Academic Building (Building 80) RMIT

This week I visited the newly finished addition to the Royal Melbourne Institute of Technology’s Swanston Academic Building (Building 80), to see for myself the latest offering from Lyons Architecture.  Lyons was formed in 1996 and has cemented itself as … Continue reading

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