447 Collins St – Collins Arch

Attendees were offered the chance to explore one of the more eye-catching additions to the Melbourne Skyline, Collins Arch, which encompasses an entire city block. Participants walked the open pedestrian laneways below the Arch, which will serve to connect the hotel, residential, retail, and commercial spaces. They were also allowed to set foot in a few construction areas, and were able to see what went into making this soon-to-be architectural landmark.

Program Organized by:

Speaker Position & Company
Adrian Pozzo CEO – Cbus Property
Kate Frear Principal & Regional Executive Chair – Woods Bagot
David Doolan Director – 4D Workshop
Tim Trimble Senior Project Manager – Multiplex


About This Program Location

Collins Arch

About Collins Arch

Designed in response to planning regulations seeking to limit shadows cast upon the Yarra River to the south, Collins Arch occupies a full 6,000 square meter city block in the center of Melbourne’s Central Business District. Composed as two buildings with linked floor plates flanking a large open void, the project had been planned as a mixed use concept, taking advantage of the central location which offers amenities and accessibility for a multitude of building functions. Within Collins Arch is 50,000 square meters of office space, a five-star hotel, retail, restaurants, over 200 luxury residential apartments and 2,000 square meters of civic space.

The building façade composition has an emphasis on articulation and texture, breaking down the scale of the building as it meets… Read More

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