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Frankston Station Design Competition: Exhibition of Entries

The Frankston station design competition has generated a lot of interest, with a total of 39 architects from across Australia submitting their vision for the new precinct.

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Frankston Station Design Competition

The Office of the Victorian Government Architect (OVGA) and the Department of Economic Development, Jobs, Transport and Resources (DEDJTR), working together with the support of the Frankston Revitalisation Board invite registered Australian architects and urban designers to participate in a design competition for a renewed Frankston Railway Station.

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6x6 exhibition at Wye River: article in Architect Victoria

The OVGA Message in the Winter Edition of 'Architect Victoria' magazine, published by the Victorian Chapter of the Australian Institute of Architects, looks at the 6x6 exhibition in Wye River.

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6x6 exhibition: design for bushfire prone

6x6 is a design exhibition and series of talks around building in bushfire-prone areas.

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South Melbourne Vertical School shortlisted for World Architecture Festival Award

 The Vertical School in South Melbourne by Hayball Architects was recently short-listed for the World Architecture Festival Awards in the Future Project Category (Education).

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Level Crossing Removal Project: Caulfield to Dandenong

The Victorian Government has released a design vision for the removal of nine level crossings between Caulfield and Dandenong. The concept includes five new stations and elevated sections of rail integrated with a linear public open space system.

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OVGA Spring Message

David Islip wrote the OVGA Message in the Spring Edition of 'Architect Victoria' magazine, published by the Victorian Chapter of the Australian Institute of Architects.

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Government Architect appointed

Minister for Planning Richard Wynne this morning announced the appointment of Jill Garner as Victoria’s Government Architect.

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OVGA Spring News round up

A selection of recent public engagements by OVGA staff.

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Better Apartments update

In September the OVGA together with DELWP facilitated a series of workshops that engaged with industry, councils and the community in response to the 'Better Apartments Discussion Paper'. A summary of the outcomes from these workshops will be released later this year.
Further information on the process can be found on the DELWP website here External link.

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