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Nightingale 3 by Austin Maynard Architects

News – Nightingale 3 (NG3.0) Wins at VCAT

November 8, 2017

Hansen Partnership are pleased to confirm that the latest Nightingale Housing project  (NG3.0) by Austin Maynard Architects at 209 Sydney Road, Brunswick, has been granted planning approval by the Victorian Civil and Administrative Tribunal (VCAT). The Nightingale Housing model is an important deliberative housing alternative in that it “…supports, educates and advocates for the delivery of designer…

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2017 IFLA Asia-Pac Award Winner

The Small Australian Project Making An International Splash

November 6, 2017

Hansen Partnership’s MacKenzie Falls Gorge Trail, for Parks Victoria, was recognised at the upcoming International Federation of Landscape Architects (IFLA) 10th IFLA Asia-Pac Landscape Architecture (LA) Awards at a gala dinner in Bangkok in November. Hansen’s project, MacKenzie Falls Gorge Trail, located in the Grampians National Park in Victoria,  received an Outstanding Award for the Parks…

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Gerhana Waty at the 2017 IFLA Asia-Pac Awards

Australian Best Practice Recognised at International Awards

November 6, 2017

Hansen Partnership was recognised at the  International Federation of Landscape Architects (IFLA) 10th IFLA Asia-Pac Landscape Architecture (LA) Awards at a gala dinner in Bangkok in November, as part of the 2017 IFLA Asia Pacific Congress. The Surabaya Urban Corridor Development Strategy  received an Award of Excellence in the Analysis & Master Planning category. The project…

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Doing it differently. PIA VIC symposium 2017

Doing It Differently – PIA Vic Symposium Overview

October 17, 2017

Last Friday, as a senior planner at Hansen Partnership, I had the welcome opportunity to join my fellow industry peers at the Planning Institute of Australia’s Victorian symposium: Doing It Differently. Firstly, I would like to take the opportunity to congratulate PIA and in particular the conveners (and support team) for a thought provoking and…

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Goy Lok, 2017 A Todd Medalist

Goy Lok Wins A. Todd Medal

September 20, 2017

Hansen Partnership wish to send their special congratulations to their sponsored VFL player, Goy Lok of the Casey Demons on being awarded the 2017 A. Todd Medal. The A. Todd Medal is awarded annually to the fairest and best player in the VFL Reserve Grade competition and was first awarded in 1938. The medal is…

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The Digs co-housing development, Frankston

Co-Housing by Design

September 18, 2017

Co-Housing by Design: A creative & deliberative solution for housing & community By Damian Iles, Director. Hansen Partnership has a long and proud history of supporting innovation in design. A recent approval I assisted through VCAT is another notable example. The Frankston CoHousing Project brought together two families aiming to create a sustainable residential community…

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Chapel reVision

Chapel reVision Structure Plan (C172) and Activity Centre Zone (ACZ1

August 29, 2017

After 5 years of on-going collaboration with Council, we are pleased that innovative recommendation in the Chapel Re-Vision Structure Plan (2014) are now implemented as permanent planning controls (via Activity Centre Zone 1) in the City of Stonnington’s Planning Scheme. In 2012, Hansen Partnership was appointed by the City of Stonnington to prepare the Chapel…

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Climate change impacts on coastal communities

Climate Change Impact on Coastal Communities

August 21, 2017

The impacts of climate change on Victoria’s coastal communities and urban areas constitutes one of the 21st century’s most complex challenges. Hansen is pleased to be working on two key projects which are intended to help deliver practical approaches to how the planning system can help communities and decision makers manage these impacts.   Our…

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ACSO Goulburn Valley Recovery Centre

ACSO Goulburn Valley Recovery Centre

August 14, 2017

The Australian Community Support Organisation (ACSO) has been awarded a permit at VCAT to build a drug and alcohol treatment facility in northern Victoria. Hansen Partnership provided town planning expert evidence services for the VCAT hearings after the application was initially rejected by council. ACSO intends to create the world-class, 48 bed, drug and alcohol…

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Port Phillip Bay Coastal Planning Project

Hansen Awarded Port Philip Bay Coastal Planning Project

August 9, 2017

Hansen Partnership has been named as the lead consultant for the Port Phillip Bay Coastal Planning Project: Land Use Adaptation, by the Municipal Association of Victoria (MAV). Hansen, a planning, urban design and landscape architectural consultancy, will be working with Arup on the project.  Arup is an integrated multi-disciplinary firm, with an in-house specialist team…

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