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That fallen wall

posted 03.13 in news.

On Thursday afternoon two young pedestrians were killed by a falling brick wall in central Melbourne, and another 18 year old was ferried to hospital in a critical condition but died on Easter Sunday. This article tries to assemble some of the...

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To infinity and beyond

posted 03.13 in news.

“I want architectural excellence and height … I want buildings that inspire Victorians. If this can be done in the right place, and with beauty, then the sky’s the limit.” Matthew Guy, April 2012 Tower Melbourne –...

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Tall skinny stories

posted 10.12 in news.

Tower Melbourne (left and middle), Abode 318 (right). Elenberg Fraser “This is where Melbourne comes of age” Callum Fraser, Tower Melbourne architect Elenberg Fraser’s elegant suburban sprawl, but what about the city...

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Docklands cast shadow: the redux

posted 09.11 in news.

I’m not sure I get this. The one part of the New Quay promenade at Docklands that gets any sun is to be built out in the interests of providing customers to nearby shops. I will go and figure… Early sketch – North is to the...

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Parliament Square - a year of it

posted 01.11 in news.

On the day before the night before Christmas, the latest episode in a year of courtroom tussling over a key site in Hobart. At the Supreme Court of Tasmania’s last session of the year, Justice Wood upheld an appeal against the Appeals...

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