Watching the world go by @ Yarra's Edge

For those unaware Yarra's Edge is the southernmost precinct of Docklands. Essentialy a long, thin residential peninsula, it's bound by Bolte Bridge, the Yarra, and West Gate Freeway to the south. This isolation leads to the precinct at times lacking the character and bustle of Melbourne's CBD, or even other areas of Docklands. So with a an hour or so to burn and camera in hand i decided to sit back and watch the world go by. While the area does lack foot traffic developer Mirvac is in the process of formulating Bolte Precinct, the final westerly land parcel of Yarra's Edge with a number of features they believe will bring increased human traffic through the area; but that is a story for another day.

Looking east toward Southbank
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Development & Planning

Wednesday, October 19, 2016 - 12:30
Tram routes 1 and 8 run in a combined tram corridor from Brunswick East through to the Arts Centre stop on St Kilda Road. They both originate in different places: the 1 at Bell Street and Nicholson Street, the 8 at the intersection of Moreland Road and Sydney Road and...

Policy, Culture & Opinion

Thursday, October 20, 2016 - 14:30
On Monday 24th of October, the iCities: World Class CBDs series conference kicks off. First held in Kuala Lumpur, this year's conference is to be held at the Langham Hotel on Southbank. iCities is owned and operated by iProperty Group, a network property under the REA Group umbrella brand. Over...


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”. Perhaps the most striking example of this juxtaposition between old and new is the Coops Shot...

Transport & Design

Thursday, October 20, 2016 - 07:00
108 Leicester Street is a collection of eight multi-level Fitzroy townhouses that have been designed to respond to the changing face of multi-residential living in Melbourne. The hybrid inner-city dwellings combine developer/builder FOURSQ with Melbourne firm BKK Architects. The design acknowledges the housing typologies of the development's Fitzroy neighbourhood with...

Sustainability & Environment

Wednesday, October 5, 2016 - 00:00
The proposed new Melbourne Conservatorium of Music (MCM) on Sturt Street is shaping to become much more than a cutting edge venue. While the project has been given coverage to date across a range of mediums, very little has been said regarding the project playing an integral part in the...