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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.

Development & Planning

Thursday, April 20, 2017 - 00:00
Melbourne property group H Developments' next premium project The Argyle is set to launch in Abbotsford’s up and coming Johnston Street precinct. One of several new projects contributing to the revitalisation of this well located retail strip, The Argyle is H Developments first collaboration with Fieldwork Architects, with the cutting edge building set to make a striking statement.

Policy, Culture & Opinion

Friday, April 21, 2017 - 00:00
Richard Tomlinson , University of Melbourne In the first article reviewing The Conversation’s many articles on housing issues, the commentary about fiscal and supply-side issues was consistent. The same is not true for affordable housing due to the diversity of affordability issues.

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

Wednesday, April 19, 2017 - 07:00
35 Spring Street has been anointed as one of Melbourne's elite high density residential projects. Developer Cbus Property is rightfully making note of the project's completion, with Planning Minister Richard Wynne recently officially opening the $350 million development. The project has drawn inspiration from equivalent park-front projects in New York, and holds views over Treasury Gardens that can never be built out.

Sustainability & Environment

Tuesday, March 14, 2017 - 13:00
Victoria Walks, a walking promotion charity supported by VicHeath, is leading a crowdsourcing initiative that is supported by the State Government and 14 councils. The campaign aims to collect and analyse opinions on walking right across the Melbourne metropolitan area. The authorities are asking people to indicate their walking safety concerns through an interactive online map on CrowdSpot's platform.