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Is the proposed development of Federation Square East a con?

Is the proposed development of Federation Square East a con?

Victoria's Napthine Government is inviting proposals for the development of Federation Square East. Sounds like a wonderful civic enhancement, but in an election year it's all about politics

Flinders St Station: is a grand vision the way to go?

Flinders St Station: is a grand vision the way to go?

The winner of the design competition for Melbourne's Flinders St station will be announced this week. It'll be a grand vision but a low key option seems more plausible and could make more sense

Will Flinders St Station be the next Guggenheim?

Will Flinders St Station be the next Guggenheim?

The international architectural competition for the redevelopment of Melbourne's iconic Flinders St Station is throwing up some fabulous ideas, but there are questions about the selection process

Is architecture that simple?

Is architecture that simple?

Those outside the industry rarely get just how complex the business of architecture is. Most think of a major new building in terms like “yeah, I like it” (or not), invariably referring to its appearance. Opinions are largely based on a few passing sightings or, at best, a visit or two.