HASSELL to design Sydney’s light rail future
In a significant change to Sydney's public transport landscape, the New South Wales Government has committed to delivering light rail from Randwick and Kingsford through the heart of the CBD to Circular Quay to reduce urban congestion.
HASSELL, together with Arup and Aurecon, are the engineering, light rail systems and urban design team commissioned by Transport for NSW to deliver this exciting new project.
The design challenge is to create a transport system befitting Australia's global city, integrating the physical infrastructure into existing urban areas of distinctive character and significant heritage value to establish a sensitive and high-quality public domain.
—Read more articles for December 2012
Robb Society - Carrie Ho
Space, or a design of a space, is a subtle art. It can shock and awe. It can beguile and bewitch.
Reclaiming the wild in our public spaces
It’s part of our DNA to be drawn towards wild and tactile nature. And globally, there is a growing shift to let it creep back in to our cities, to resist the over-programmed, sanitised and manicured public spaces to which we have become accustomed.
The Urban Developer
HASSELL creates intimate spaces with a huge former warehouse to enable guests and visitors to 'gather and connect'.
The Art of Business Travel
Aviation expert and principal at Hassell design studio Mark Wolfe talks with Nick Walton about terminal design, changing the traveller’s experience, sustainability, and the airports of the future.
The Art of Business Travel
The Great Room features in Wallpaper*
Wallpaper* visits SIngapore's newest flexible workplace designed by HASSELL, The Great Room.
Galleries need to move away from the traditional white box
The Louvre doesn’t do it, and neither does the Guggenheim. The Tate Modern’s new galleries make a good job of it, and the Hepworth Wakefield contemporary art gallery in Yorkshire gets close.
Reinventing unused spaces and turning them into parks
A major exhibition series titled Parks Changing Australia, spearheaded by the Australian Institute of Landscape Architects (AILA), will tell the stories of Sydney’s most progressive new parks and their interstate counterparts.
Esperence Waterfront has its future solidified by HASSELL
Esperance, located 720 kilometres South-East of Perth, may not be the biggest city in Western Australia, but it is blessed with the country’s favourite asset – clean beaches and clear waters.
Architecture and Design
Sports venues must be iconic yet functional
Well-designed and accessible sports venues can prolong the buildings' life, says architect John Pauline.
The Straits Times
Dennis Ho on Monocle Radio
Hong Kong’s booming infrastructure projects pull in architects from all over the world. Dennis Ho moved back to Hong Kong earlier this year after spending more than 20 years working for London-based architecture firm Rogers Stirk Harvour + Partners. We visit him at his new digs in North Point.
The Advanced Engineering Building (AEB) gives students an immediate advantage. It gives them a world-class, research-led education in a building that’s a subject for study in its own right.Advanced Engineering BuildingRead more
The Medibank workplace goes beyond conventional Activity Based Working to create Health Based Working – an approach that places the mental and physical health of people at its heartMedibank Place - 720 Bourke StreetRead more
HASSELL was one of four finalists shortlisted in the Royal Institute of British Architects competition to design a new visitor destination on a disused coal mine – the former Cronton Colliery at Knowsley near ManchesterCronton CollieryRead more