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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.

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Development & Planning

Friday, July 21, 2017 - 00:00
Last week's joint announcement by Planning Minister Richard Wynne, Premier Daniel Andrews and Lord Mayor Robert Doyle that the Amendment C245 planning controls have been adopted, paves the way for work to commence on the $250 million dollar redevelopment of the Queen Victoria Market. Concept for Munro site (subject to change).

Policy, Culture & Opinion

Friday, July 14, 2017 - 00:00
It is so much easier to knock a building down than it is to build one. Building is a long and involved process of dreaming, planning, scheming, and the wonderfully gritty bit that is actually constructing a physical manifestation of these things, while getting rid of a building sometimes takes no more than a bit of paperwork, some heavy machinery, and the stroke of a pen.

Visual Melbourne

Wednesday, February 22, 2017 - 07:00
Once again Melbourne has turned it on for the spectacular cultural juggernaut that is White Night. A crowd of around 600,000 took part in the all night festival of projections, performances, artworks and installations. Stealing the show again this year was the extraordinary projections upon the Royal Exhibition Building.

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Transport & Design

Tuesday, July 18, 2017 - 13:00
Little by little we're getting closer to the money and shovels-in-the-ground end of the Melbourne Metro Tunnel project with the announcement that the Cross Yarra Partnership is the successful bidder for the Tunnel & Stations availability-based private-public partnership (PPP) contract.

Sustainability & Environment

Thursday, July 20, 2017 - 12:00
The greening of Southbank is a step closer to reality following the endorsement of the draft concept plan for Southbank Boulevard and Dodds Street by the Future Melbourne Committee on Tuesday, 18 July, 2017.