Docklands

839 Collins Street tops out at Victoria Harbour

839 Collins Street, the last major commercial building within Lendlease's Victoria Harbour development at Docklands, has topped out. The 21-storey building designed by architects Denton Corker Marshall, takes advantage of its location and orientation overlooking the Yarra River, to create a unique clear glass ‘river window’ façade. At ground level, the glazed foyer opens up river views for pedestrians along Collins Street, with its primary...

Etihad Stadium's redevelopment to improve links to CBD and Victoria Harbour

Late last week the State Government and the AFL announced a $225m allocation in the 2018/19 budget that will facilitate a major redevelopment of the Etihad Stadium Sporting and Entertainment Precinct. This forms part of a $500m package to retain the AFL Grand Final at the MCG for the next 40 years, support grassroots football and the growing women's competitions through upgrades to local community grounds and suburban stadiums. The Etihad...

Escala NewQuay in Focus - Part Two

Following on from yesterday's Q&A with MAB's David Allt-Graham , Urban Melbourne today discusses the design approach to Escala in NewQuay with Six Degrees Director Mark Healy and how the office's experience in the residential sector and within Melbourne's laneways, informed the key design drivers and composition of the project's architecture. Escala's podium will comprise a series of buildings, providing a fine grain approach to the...

Escala NewQuay in Focus - Part One

Urban Melbourne recently highlighted two projects within Docklands that have strong design credentials which stand to add to the ever-evolving precinct's body of architecture. One project in particular, Escala - MAB's latest offering at its NewQuay development - has sought a different approach to previous residential buildings in the area, with the aim of introducing some Melbourne CBD fine grain and character to the eastern precinct. To that...

Energy Australia signs on for Lendlease's Two Melbourne Quarter

As indicated in Urban Melbourne's article on commercial development , site works have commenced on the Two Melbourne Quarter site, which forms part of the greater Melbourne Quarter development being delivered by Lendlease within the Docklands precinct. This has coincided with Lendlease securing EnergyAustralia as the anchor tenant for Two Melbourne Quarter and signing a development agreement to commence construction in earnest. EnergyAustralia...

Is 2018 the year of commercial for the Melbourne market?

Following on from a recent Q&A with Beller's Commercial Director Jeremy Gruzewski , which highlighted the shifting market conditions towards commercial developments and posed the question "will 2018 be the year for commercial to drive forward?" , we take a look at some of central Melbourne's commercial projects. A glance at the current crop of projects under construction or in the pipeline within the CBD and Docklands would suggest that...

The current state of play at Lendlease's Melbourne Quarter

With 2018 now in full swing, what better time to check in on the progress of one of the largest developments currently underway not only in Docklands, but in Melbourne - Melbourne Quarter. Located within the Batmans Hill precinct of Docklands, Lendlease's $1.9b Melbourne Quarter project will deliver seven commercial and residential buildings that will assist in strengthening the connection between the Docklands and the CBD, while also completing...

Capital Alliance and DKO Architecture showcase Docklands and prepare Fishermans Bend

Capital Alliance is ramping up exposure of its Docklands development prior to the developer's formal launch of the residential component of the project. The Docklands Residences will share the DKO Architecture-designed tower with a new Marriott hotel; the first to be built in Australia in 20 years. 106 apartments are included above 200 five star Marriott hotel rooms, located across 6 levels on the southern side of the 17 level building...

888 Collins Street scores big at Victoria's UDIA awards

Lendlease conceived 888 Collins Street as Victoria Harbour's stand out residential tower, and that aim has been recognised at this year’s Victorian Urban Development Institute of Australia’s Awards for Excellence. In facilitating the project located on the corner of Bourke and Collins streets, Lendlease enlisted architects Woods Bagot to conjure the design. Now the auspiciously addressed 888 Collins Street has been recognised as the state's...

MAB Corporation's NewQuay West a step closer

The City of Melbourne earlier this week agreed to provide conditional support for MAB Corporation's NewQuay West Development Plan via its Future Melbourne (Planning) Committee. The revised development plan prepared by DKO Architecture and Aspect Studios was driven by the development of the Ron Barassi Senior Park which necessitated a revisiting of the precinct layout and urban structure. The area identified as NewQuay West is located to the west...

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