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.
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Palm Island on World Landscape Architecture
Palm Island in Chongqing, China features on World Landscape Architecture
Felicity Roocke - creating desirable destinations
Senior Associate Felicity Roocke speaks about her design motivations and creating desirable hospitality destinations
Fit-out for a king
Stores packed tightly with merchandise are yesterday’s news - even if the prices are low. The driving principle behind modern shop design is generosity, says Scott Walker, Head of Interior Design at HASSELL
Sydney's urban future
Young HASSELL designer William Chan spoke to The Urban Times about Sydney's urban future
Spotlight on Cassandra Chilton
HASSELL Senior Associate Cassandra Chilton was profiled in the AILA Victoria winter newsletter
Aussies at WAF
Jan Henderson reports from Singapore at the World Architecture Festival and Inside, the World Festival of Interiors, 2013. In this report, Jan interviews Head of Interior Design at HASSELL, Scott Walker
Going above and beyond in Melbourne
World Architecture News takes an in-depth look at the Burnley Living Roofs project at the University of Melbourne Burnley Campus
Open plan offices - the pros and cons
Steve Coster, Head of Knowledge and Sustainability at HASSELL, discusses the pros and cons of open plan offices
The result of an ambitious integration of physical, cultural and organisational strategies, the Adelaide Zoo Entrance Precinct was designed around the core drivers of conservation, environment, education, and research. The new entrance was built to coincide with the arrival of Wang Wang and Funi, the giant pandas expected to drive a significant increase in zoo visitor numbersAdelaide ZooRead more
The Fiona Stanley Hospital breaks new ground in hospital design. It delivers the highest standards of care in a flexible layout that can accommodate future expansion and new developments in clinical treatment and medical technologiesFiona Stanley HospitalRead more
The key element of the design is water and it has been melded with light and reflections for the project concept. When viewed from afar, the five buildings housing six different restaurants appear to float on the lake, which is the unique feature of the project by Palm Springs Real Estate DevelopmentPalm IslandRead more