02 October 2020

Staff news: celebrating 20 years with Anthony Hemingway

This year marks two decades of distinguished service for an integral member of RBA: Senior Associate and Architectural Historian, Anthony Hemingway. Anthony started at RBA…

02 September 2020

Roger Beeston chairs the Heritage Jury for the 2020 AIA Victorian awards

                  RBA Director and Principal Architect, Roger Beeston, is honoured to have chaired the Heritage Jury of…

18 May 2020

Conserving Eltham Courthouse—RBA Heritage Consultants in the field

Ensconced behind a veil of trees, just off the heavily trafficked Main Road, is Eltham’s oldest surviving public building—its former court house. Recently, RBA had…

24 March 2020

RBA commence the Banyule Heritage Study

Over the past several years, RBA has undertaken heritage studies across a wide range of contexts, from the inner-city commercial fringe of Melbourne and the…

10 February 2020

Spotlight on Centre Arcade, Bentleigh

Over 2018-19, the heritage/history team at RBA Architects + Conservation Consultants, led by Senior Associate Anthony Hemingway, undertook a heritage review of proposed structure plan…

21 January 2020

A New Year at RBA

RBA Architects + Conservation Consultants would like to wish all our valued clients, collaborators and friends a very happy 2020. With so many Australian communities…

22 November 2019

RBA Featured on Houzz

We have been featured on the website for design and architecture, Houzz, for our project ‘Cassiope’.   Check out the article by clicking the link…

16 October 2019

The Value of History & Glen Eira Heritage Review/s

Recently, the History Council of Victoria, in combination with its counterparts across Australia, adopted a statement about the Value of History with an open invitation…

12 September 2018

Relocation of the Former Methodist Church, Plenty

The modest former Methodist Church on Yan Yean Road, Plenty, was constructed of timber c1920s. The building is historically significant for its long association with…

21 May 2018

Repairs to Parkville Church

RBA are busily documenting conservation works to the landmark Former College Church (VHR H0394) on Royal Parade, including repairs to the Oamaru limestone, brickwork, and…

20 March 2018

Mortar Bees

An intriguing case of mortar bee attack is evident at the former Public Works Office, Bendigo. The building is now part of the Queen Elizabeth…

08 February 2018

Former West Bourke Club Hotel

In the course of carrying out a building condition assessment at the Celtic Club building on the corner of Queen and La Trobe streets, a small fragment of Melbourne’s past has been discovered.

13 December 2017

South African Soldiers’ Memorial

RBA have been appointed to monitor the dismantling and conservation of the South African Soldiers’ Memorial on St Kilda Road, which is being temporarily removed…

15 November 2017

Two New Homes

RBA is excited to announce the much anticipated completion of two residential contemporary additions and alterations! Both projects involved contemporary additions to Victorian era houses…

15 November 2017

A Facelift for the Ritz Mansions

The Ritz Mansions on Fitzroy Street St Kilda, RBA’s much loved home for the past 15 years, is currently undergoing repair and refurbishment works to…

22 December 2016

Secretariat Building, Yangon

At the invitation of Myanmar Heritage Preservation Limited (MHP), RBA Director and Deputy Chair of AusHeritage, Roger Beeston, travelled to Myanmar (Burma) in October and November…

27 October 2016

Prahran Arcade

Dan Murphy’s recent return to the Prahran Arcade at 282 Chapel Street involved a strong conservation effort in the fit-out of their new flag ship…