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see more Flinders Street maybes

For almost a hundred years, Melburnians have been looking at ways to better connect the city with the Yarra River, which had been rudely taken away from them by the Public Transport corporation. One story is well known, the drawn out Gas and Fuel to Federation Square saga. On the other side of the bridge, it’s been no less drawn out.

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28.05.13 in competitions heritage

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see more Parliament Square bill passed

Parliament Square Hobart
Parliament Square – original proposal (FJMT + Citta)

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20.11.12 in heritage planning

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see more open website in same window Not ornate enough?

Can anyone spot the glaring error? Apart from labelling all Post-WWII buildings “plain”.

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03.09.12 in heritage 

see more Total sellout

total house

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15.08.12 in buildings heritage

see more Windsor Hotel - the ongoing saga

windsor hotel 2011 via MHA
2011 rendering, Windsor Hotel with lowered corner building, DCM

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29.07.12 in heritage 

Architect / protaganist: Denton Corker Marshall [DCM]

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see more JJ Clark, wunderkind

Old Treasury Building Melbourne, Gil Meydan
[ Old Treasury Building, Melbourne. Gil Meydan ]

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20.05.12 in exhibition heritage

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see more open website in same window Phyllis Murphy on wallpaper

Phyllis Murphy discussing wallpaper

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23.07.11 in architects heritage

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see more open website in same window Windsor shrinks

Halim group has submitted an ever so slightly lower version of their Windsor Hotel development to Heritage Victoria for approval. Two floors have disappeared, cutting the number of rooms from 332 to 300.

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16.06.11 in heritage 

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see more open website in same window 10 Murray crunch time

Here’s a link to ABC 730 Tasmania’s video coverage last Friday of the 10 Murray St debate in Hobart – all coming to a head in the supreme court today and tomorrow.

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19.05.11 in buildings heritage

Architect / protaganist: State Offices (Hobart)

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see more open website in same window 10 Murray goes supreme?

10 Murray Street

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08.03.11 in heritage 

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see more 10 Murray appeal rejected

The appeal by the Save 10 Murray group against Hobart’s Parliament Square redevelopment has been rejected by the Resources Management and Planning Appeals Tribunal.

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16.02.11 in heritage 

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see more Parliament Square - a year of it

Hobart Parliament Square

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04.01.11 in urban-design heritage

see more open website in same window Northcote bowl's days are numbered

sketch of northcote bowl

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22.05.10 in heritage 

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see more open website in same window Birmingham lets fly

regent-laserforce
by laserforce

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14.05.10 in heritage 

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page listing related:   in  Australia   Queensland   Brisbane  
 

see more open website in same window Fitzroy Gardens, again

They really want to hang out in the past down at the Parks Branch. They’re about to bowl anything in Fitzroy Gardens that looks like it was built after 1939, after a spot of public consultation. They’ve lept on Heritage Victoria’s advice that the only decent things in the garden were built in the nineteenth century, at the turn of that century, and in the Inter-war period, which Parks mistakenly think ended in 1945. They appear to have taken their obligation to look after items from these periods as a license to obliterate anything else.

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12.05.10 in heritage 

see more The Fall

Lonsdale House now looks like this… The facades of the ground floor shops have, rather eerily been left as a hoarding.

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07.05.10 in heritage 

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see more Dental record

dental

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21.03.10 in heritage 

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see more open website in same window Penthouse Mouse

This could be the last chance to have a good look around the Naval and Military Club in Little Collins Street, Melbourne. The low-rise 1967 building with its distinctive arched windows is due to tumble soon, a new planning proposal having been approved for a Buchan designed 32 storey hotel and apartment complex.

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10.03.10 in buildings heritage

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see more open website in same window Flinders Street - the sequel

flinders street
(James Fawcett and HPC Ashworth)

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01.03.10 in heritage 

see more Architecture for an uncreative race

BMA Sydney
[ Artist: Simon Fieldhouse ]

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19.02.10 in heritage awards

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