Minifie van Schaik Architects
MvS Architects

The grey fortress has been breached!

21/07/2017

Ray Edgar reviews New Academic Street

The article published on July 21 2017, reviews the final chapter in the long history of the built infrastructure of RMIT University's city campus.

Likening the old buildings to a citadel, which has now been stormed, with holes punched through its fortress walls, opening the building to the street, and making the campus more transparent. Edgar describes the architectural collaboration as a landmark exercise in adaptive reuse, where the modernist grey ghosts have not only been preserved, but reincarnated for 21st-century university life.

Read the full article on the SMH website
Details of the project on our website


Photograph by Nik Pantazopoulos