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The Richmond Malt site heads to planning

A planning application has been lodged with Yarra City Council for one of Melbourne's most recognisable development sites. Following a Colliers campaign to sell the Richmond Malt site during 2014, Caydon was revealed as the purchaser and has recently lodged plans for the first phase of the expansive site which includes the famed Nylex Clock. With a land area in excess of 11,000sqm, the Richmond Malt site joins Caydon's existing adjoining...

Cremorne, home to 381 Cremorne Apartments

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Established during the mid 19th century, Cremorne has maintained a varied history with the suburb progressively building an industrial reputation in turn yielding significant Melbourne landmarks such as Dimmeys and Rosella in the process. As Melburnians rediscovered their desire for inner city living during the 1990's, Cremorne was thrust into the spotlight as a highly desirable locale to work and live. 381 Cremorne - an Urban Melbourne Video...

Like it? Love it! 381 Cremorne apartments

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Urban Melbourne loves to highlight certain projects that strike a chord with our ethos; that is quality, higher density developments that are exceptionally located within Melbourne's urban environment, and 381 Cremorne fits the bill. A restrained yet quality development with nearby amenity, retail and transport offerings, Cremorne itself offers one of the highest walk scores of any Melbourne locality at 89. Externally 381 Cremorne sees a fully...

The Creme de la Creme - Cremorne2025

Last week saw the release of the State Government's strategy for Melbourne's future growth through to 2050, simply called ' Plan Melbourne .' The plan identifies key areas for future growth in the form of National Employment Clusters, Activity Centres (Metropolitan and Regional) and various Urban Renewal Projects at the CBD's doorstep. One such project is East Richmond Station/Cremorne, originally mooted in the now defunct Melbourne 2030 plan,...

Development & Planning

Friday, December 2, 2016 - 06:00
Almost three years to the day of Urban Melbourne covering Eq. Tower's planning application , ICD Property's 62-storey tower at 127-141 A'Beckett Street has held its topping out ceremony. The event held onsite yesterday coincided with the first round of residents settling on apartments within the Elenberg Fraser designed scraper.

Policy, Culture & Opinion

Monday, October 31, 2016 - 09:00
The New Urban Agenda was officially adopted in Quito, Ecuador in the last plenary of the Habitat III conference. The agenda provides a 20-year “roadmap” to guide sustainable urban development globally. The text of the New Urban Agenda itself was agreed well before Habitat III at the UN General Assembly in September, during an extraordinary informal negotiation session that lasted for more than 30 hours.

Visual Melbourne

Wednesday, August 31, 2016 - 17:00
Melbourne’s architectural landscape is a wonderful juxtaposition of modern and Victorian architecture. Although the CBD has been peppered with many skyscrapers, its historical structures have won Melbourne the title of “Australia’s most European city”.

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Transport & Design

Wednesday, November 30, 2016 - 08:30
The recent approval of Sterling Global 's mixed-use tower at 383 La Trobe Street adds to the influx of towers with international influence leaving their mark not only on Melbourne's skyline, but the city's streetscapes. The $700 million mixed-use tower, a collaboration between French design architect Ateliers Jean Nouvel and local Australian executive architect Architectus, has been designed with people at its core.

Sustainability & Environment

Tuesday, November 29, 2016 - 12:00
Timber mid-rise buildings are becoming the preferred choice for many stakeholders in Melbourne, due to a combination of factors, including cost-effectiveness, liveability, ease and efficiency of construction. Within the recent National Construction Code change, Deemed-To-Satisfy provisions allow mid-rise timber construction for buildings up to 25 metres “effective height” (typically, eight storeys).