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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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2015 National Architecture Conference Day 3

The final day of Risk, the 2015 National Architecture Conference,  promised to build upon the excellent discussion and keynote addresses from the following day. If you missed the earlier highlights take a look back on Day 1 and Day 2 … Continue reading

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Nightingale takes off

Last night Moreland Council presided over one of the most important planning applications it will see all year. The project in judgement was the Nightingale Apartments, a five storey proposal in a small off-street in Brunswick Victoria. What makes this … 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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