Laveter House relocation, Assisi Centre, Rosanna

Anyone been watching Mega Moves on SBS? RBA is gearing up to relocate a historic Queen Anne era house (pictured below) in early 2011, to enable the redevelopment of the Assisi aged care facility. Stay tuned for more details!

Keith Haring mural – conservation

RBA has been commissioned by Arts Victoria to prepare a Conservation Management Plan for the site of the former Collingwood Technical School (in anticipation of Circus Oz moving in), including a mural painted by Keith Haring in a single day in 1984. The mural is gradually fading and its future has attracted much community interest and concern. An appropriate conservation method is under development for this fragile piece of local heritage. You can get involved by joining the facebook discussion here.

Maryborough Railway Station – verandah restoration

Stage 3 of the planned overall restoration works for the station has been documented and works are expected to commence shortly.

Roxburgh Park farm shed – adaptive re-use

We’re currently working with the City of Hume to develop an adaptive re-use strategy for this unique agricultural structure in Melbourne’s outer north.

Former stables – interpretation strategy

We are assisting Grant Amon Architects with interpretive elements of a new fit-out to an unusual State heritage-listed two storey stables in Melbourne’s CBD, dating from c1900. Horses were originally stabled on the first floor!

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09 December 2010
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21 June 2023

2023 AIA Victorian Architecture Awards

The 2023 Awards ceremony for the Victorian Australian Institute of Architects was held on Friday the 16th June.

Several representatives from RBA Architects and Conservation Consultants attended the event, where we were proud to receive an Award for Heritage Conservation for the Prahran Arcade Façade Conservation and a Commendation for Heritage – Conservation for the restoration of Doherty House in Tarneit.

Additionally, we were pleased to see Searle x Waldron receive an Award for Architecture for the Joyce Chapel Bridge and Wardle receive The William Wardell Award for Public Architecture for the Bendigo Law Courts – both projects that RBA have been involved in.

Learn more about the Prahran Arcade Facade Conservation here

Learn more about the Doherty House Restoration here

Doherty House, Tarneit (Image: Thurston Empson)

Bendigo Law Courts, Wardle (Image: Tim Griffith)

Prahran Arcade (Image: Thurston Empson)

Joyce Chapel Bridge, Searle x Waldron (Image: Peter Bennetts)

 





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