AMC Director, Alastair MacCallum, talks adaptive reuse in a recent ABC News feature about affordable housing in Canberra.
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A discussion paper entitled “Transforming Canberra’s City Centre” has been launched by the Property Council of Australia and Canberra CBD Limited to encourage both the ACT government and the broader community to engage in a deeper conversation about revitalising Canberra’s city centre. The paper brought together a diverse group of town planners, public servants, retailers, restaurateurs, building owners and designers, including AMC’s Alastair MacCallum.
This Canberra Times article provides a snapshot of the group’s aspirations for Canberra’s CBD.
The Canberra Times recently featured AMC’s Alastair MacCallum to explore the opportunities presented by the adaptive reuse of old office buildings and the roadblocks and challenges that need to be overcome to take advantage of vacant and underutilised commercial centres. Read the interview here.
AMC and Geocon’s successful adaptive reuse of an old office building as a hotel – Abode, The Apartment Hotel, recently featured in the Domain exploring the challenges and opportunities such a project offered the design and construction team.