The state of construction in Melbourne - mid April 2017

With over three hundred projects on our database currently under construction, there's a lot of cranes, pits, core boxes and new facades appearing all over the city.  

Here is a selection images posted originally on the forum by Urban Melbourne users and staff.  Under each image is a link back to the forum thread where the image was originally posted - and there's plenty more images to view in each thread.

Hendrix - Brunswick 

Image by Zicojapan, originally posted 09/04/2017.

See more images in the Brunswick forum thread.

The Fifth at Upper West Side - CBD  

Image by Ryan Seychell, originally posted 12/04/2017.

 See more images in the Upper West Side forum thread.

The Albert - Brunswick

Image by Mark Baljak, originally posted 10/04/2017.

 

See more images in the Brunswick forum thread.

Avant - CBD 

Image by Ryan Seychell, originally posted 12/04/2017.

 

See more images in the Avant forum thread.

The Spencer - West Melbourne

Image by Mark Baljak, originally posted 12/04/2017.

See more images in the North Melbourne & West Melbourne forum thread.

Mason Square / former markets site - Moonee Ponds

Image by Mark Baljak, originally posted 09/04/2017.

See more images in the Moonee Ponds forum thread.

Swanston Central - CBD

Image by Ryan Seychell, originally posted 12/04/2017.

See more images in the Swanston Central forum thread.

Scape Swanston - CBD

Image by Mark Baljak, originally posted 19/04/2017.

 

See more images in the Scape Swanston forum thread

Conservatory - CBD

Image by Mark Baljak, originally posted 19/04/2017.

See more images in the Conservatory forum thread.

Kubix - Wantirna South

Image by Mark Baljak, originally posted 09/03/2017.

See more images in the Greater Melbourne Projects forum thread.

Victoria One - CBD

Image by Ryan Seychell, originally posted 12/04/2017.

See more images in the Victoria One forum thread.

Aurora Melbourne Central - CBD

Image by Ryan Seychell, originally posted 12/04/2017.

See more images in the Aurora Melbourne Central forum thread.

Banksia - Docklands

Image by Ryan Seychell, originally posted 10/04/2017.

 

See more images in the Banksia forum thread.

Peel - Collingwood

Image by John Proctor, originally posted 10/04/2017.

 

See more images in the Collingwood forum thread.

Australia 108 - Southbank

Image by Ryan Seychell, originally posted 09/04/2017.

See more images in the Australia 108 forum thread.

 

Lead image credit: Mark Baljak, Whitehorse Towers forum thread.

Development & Planning

Monday, February 26, 2018 - 00:00
Melbourne Airport owner Asia Pacific Airports Corporation (APAC) is facilitating a new hotel development on airport land that will see two new operators take up a combined 464 suites. In documents that are available for public viewing , APAC has identified Novotel and Ibis as likely operators of the 4-4.5-star hotels.

Policy, Culture & Opinion

Friday, February 2, 2018 - 00:00
Gamuda Land is set to unveil an impressive collection of artwork for the soon to be completed 661 Chapel St development in South Yarra. Andy Dinan, Director of Mars Gallery which is renowned for exhibiting and promoting contemporary Australian artists, has been invited to specially curate the art collection throughout the development; included will be some of Australia’s most collected artists.

Visual Melbourne

Monday, February 5, 2018 - 12:00
The various spaces and elements which combine to form RMIT's New Academic Street (NAS) have progressively begun to open to students and visitors alike. I was recently fortunate enough to be part of an informal group tour through the completed spaces within NAS, led by Harrison and White which had a hand in the project.

Transport & Design

Wednesday, February 21, 2018 - 07:01
As part of its $88 million redevelopment, the State Library of Victoria (SLV) is providing Victorian apprentices, trainees and cadets with the opportunity to help with its transformation as part of its Vision 2020. The expansive project will create additional space for public use, restore and reopen the Ian Potter Queen’s Hall, and reinstate the historic Russell Street entrance.

Sustainability & Environment

Thursday, February 15, 2018 - 12:00
One of the world’s more unique International design competitions - The Land Art Generator Initiative (LAGI) 2018 - has come to Melbourne. Sponsored by the State Government of Victoria, the competition opened in early January but was officially launched on Saturday, Feb 10 th as part of the Sustainable Living Festival, Melbourne.