A ‘crystalline lantern’ shines in Melbourne
University of Bristol appoints Schmidt Hammer Lassen Architects, Hawkins\Brown, and BuroHappold for new University Library
AIA|LA announce winners of 2017 student awards competition
NaCSBA says Right to Build in UK holds key to delivery of quality homes
2017 Chicago Architecture Biennial
The 2017 Chicago Architecture Biennial unites a main exhibition at the Chicago Cultural Ce
Annual Architecture & Design Film Festival
Annual Architecture & Design Film Festival Washington D.C. from February 22-25, 2018 at t
Dwell on Design
The Largest Design Fair on the West Coast of the USA at the Los Angeles Convention Center
This new landmark building in Melbourne has created an environment in which business can flourish
Beneath the glistening surface of Collins Square’s Tower 2 is a high-performance building for the most discerning tenants. Collins Square is one of Australia’s largest commercial mixed-use developments, covering an entire city block of Melbourne’s coveted Collins Street. A standout among its cluster of towers is the striking, 38-storey Tower 2, designed by HASSELL to make a mark on the city – and create the ideal environment for business to flourish.
A shimmering landmark on the city’s skyline
The top 11 floors have been conceived as a ‘crystalline lantern’ to cap the building. This delineation between the upper and lower floors breaks up the bulk of the tower – the tallest of five at Collins Square.
The distinctive design also means Tower 2 is instantly recognisable from vantage points across the city.
Driving the evolution of Mel