Zaha Hadid’s Melbourne tower gets clear path through council

Zaha hadid’s melbourne tower gets clear path through council
Proposed tower for 582–606 Collins Street, Melbourne by Zaha Hadid Architects and Plus Architecture

A proposed tower development by Zaha Hadid Architects and Plus Architecture will be referred to Victoria’s planning minister for approval without consideration by the City of Melbourne’s Future Melbourne Committee. This means the project is now a step closer to obtaining a planning permit.

Developer Landream submitted the 54–storey tower proposal at 582–606 Collins Street for planning approval in December 2015. The tower’s design consists of a series of stacked volumes, which resemble vases. The design establishes uniformity between the podium and the tower.

The City of Melbourne is a recommending referral authority and was asked for advice by the Department of Environment, Land, Water and Planning. The minister for planning Richard Wynne is the responsible authority for determining the application.

The council’s Future Melbourne Committee was to decide on a ministerial referral in a meeting on Tuesday 3 May. However, of the 11 councillors, two were absent for the agenda item and five declared they had a conflict of interest and could not vote on the matter, leaving only four councillors remaining. […]

Aline Chahine
Aline is an international licensed architect currently practicing in Canada, she is the reason you are reading this right now, Aline founded the platform back in 2008 shaping the very foundation of Architecture Lab, her exemplary content curation process that defines the online magazine today.
Aline Chahine
Aline Chahine
Aline is an international licensed architect currently practicing in Canada, she is the reason you are reading this right now, Aline founded the platform back in 2008 shaping the very foundation of Architecture Lab, her exemplary content curation process that defines the online magazine today. Highlights Aline founded Architecture Lab in 2008 Lead editor of dan | dailyarchnews since 2019 Founded and Creative Director of DesignRaid Licensed architect with creative sales and marketing experience Experience As full-fledged architect, Aline's background involved a great deal of research that lead to the creation of Architecture Lab as an online database of exemplary design. Her experience snowballed into founding two architecture platforms, Architecture Lab and DesignRaid. Education Aline received USEK’s Master of Architecture in 2004 and BA in English from the University of Toronto
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