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Victorian Architecture Awards 2017 Commendation

2017 Victorian Architecture Award Winners

July 4, 2017

Congratulations to all the winners celebrated at the 2017 Victorian Architecture Awards. We were especially pleased to see the Six Degrees Architects design for STREAT receive a commendation for Commercial Architecture, as we had the pleasure of providing urban planning services for the creation of STREAT’s new head quarters in Collingwood. This formerly neglected historic mansion was the…

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Carome Homestead

Carome Homestead on “Community Designs”

June 27, 2017

Hansen Senior Urban Designer, Danielle Jewson was featured in the latest episode of “Community Designs”, discussing our work of the historic Carome site, in Whittlesea (the above video skips to the 11.25 min mark). The property is located to the southeast of the future Mernda Activity Centre in metropolitan Melbourne’s north-east. Carome is a unique as a place…

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We are hiring!

June 22, 2017

Hansen is an award winning consultancy offering expertise in urban planning, urban design and landscape architecture. Our business is understanding how towns, cities and regions function. Our designs are successful because we explore what makes sites work as places for people. We place strong emphasis on public design that is innovative and flexible enough to…

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Wellington Street, St Kilda

2017 Victorian Architecture Awards Shortlist

June 6, 2017

We would like to congratulate all the shortlisted entries for this year’s 2017 Victorian Architecture Awards. We are proud to have worked with a number of the shortlisted architectural practices including the following: Wellington St Mixed Use | Matt Gibson Architecture + Design, DDB Design STREAT Cromwell | Six Degrees Architects These projects highlight the influence…

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VFL player Goy Lok, sponsored by Hansen Partnership

Hansen Sponsors Upcoming VFL Player Goy Lok

May 3, 2017

We are pleased to announce that Hansen Partnership have come on board as the 2017 player sponsor of Goy Lok, of the Casey Demons VFL club. The Casey Demons is the VFL aligned side of the elite AFL Melbourne Football Club, and their home games, played at Casey Fields, provide local residents with an opportunity…

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Brighid Sammon

Brighid Sammon presenting at 2017 PIA Congress

May 2, 2017

Hansen Partnership Senior Urban Planner, and PIA Victoria’s Young Planner of the Year, Brighid Sammon will be presenting at the 2017  PIA Congress in Sydney in May. Part of the YPConnect stream of the conference, her session is titled: “The Planner as an advocate and advocating for Planners. How can the industry ensure that our…

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The new residential development provisions – putting the pieces together

April 19, 2017

The new planning scheme provisions that will guide residential development in the future have now been introduced by recent planning scheme amendments.  These include: Amendment VC110 – Which introduced the latest changes to the residential zones on 27th March 2017 Amendment VC136 – Which introduced the Better Apartment Design Standards on 13th April 2017. Still to come,…

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Pyrenees Futures project kicks off at Beaufort

Pyrenees Futures Project

April 10, 2017

Hansen are very excited to be commencing our collaboration with the Pyrenees Shire Council in relation to its important ‘Pyrenees Futures’ strategic project and Beaufort Township Plan. We will be at Easter Market in town and look forward to meeting and hearing from the local community about what makes Beaufort special and how could it…

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Steve Schutt in WLA Magazine

April 4, 2017

Hansen director of landscape architecture, Steve Schutt was featured in the latest issue of World Landscape Architecture (WLA) Magazine. Steve discussed his career path from town planning student at Melbourne University and draws on his experience of designing public spaces that are flexible for multi-use and user contexts. Steve also talks about the most important…

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Heller St Brunswick, Award winning urban infill development, planning approval by Hansen Partnership

Plan Melbourne & Residential Zone Refresh

March 14, 2017

Plan Melbourne Refresh The refresh of Plan Melbourne (2017-2050) was released on Saturday. A key outcome of the revised strategic plan for our city includes the facilitation of an increased percentage of housing in established areas. Plan Melbourne 2017-2050 sets out nine key Principles which forms the Vision for the strategic planning of Melbourne over…

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