AMC Architecture is proud to be part of the Deakin Charity House Project in association with the LDA, MBA and Renaissance Homes. Watch this video to find out more.
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A great result for the AMC team behind the Hellenic Club Sports Bar refurbishment and the Vikings Club Lanyon Sports & Upper Bar refurbishments, which were awarded “Best Sports Bar” and “Best Sports Bar – Highly Commended” respectively, at the recent Clubs ACT Awards 2015.
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The Safe + Well Green Paper features the voices of representatives from Canberra’s Community and Private Sector as they unite around the issues surrounding ACT housing affordability crisis and was released to coincide with Anti-Poverty Week in October 2015. Director Alastair MacCallum contributed an engaging piece for this publication discussing the benefits and challenges facing adaptive reuse as a potential solution to tackle housing shortages and revitalising civic centres in Canberra. Read the full article here.
Congratulations to the team behind the Monash Green Retirement Village, which won the “2015 Rider Levett Bucknall Award for The ACT Development of the Year” at the recent Property Council of Australia Awards night. It was a great evening that celebrated innovation in a range of categories, showcasing key projects and industry professionals that are shaping the Nation’s Capital.
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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.
Congratulations to the combined team of young professionals from AMC and WSP who recently won the Chief Minister’s Challenge 2014, with an innovative concept to re-energise Canberra’s West Basin. The competition was devised by FutureNet (Consult Australia) to engage young professionals in developing unique and innovative solutions for Canberra’s urban development. The concept, “ACTivate – Australian Centre to Inspire Vitality, Activity, Teamwork and Exercise” seeks to re-energise Canberra’s West Basin as an activity precinct through a world-class centre for movement, activity and play.
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.