Housemuseum named one of the world's 10 most exciting buildings of private art collections
The Housemuseum in Melbourne Australia, designed by Lyons, has been named one the world's top 10 private art museum buildings by Larry's List. Joining Schaulager Basel by Herzog & de Meuron, the Sifang Art Museum by Steven Holl and Museum Brandhorst by Sauerbruch Hutton the Housemusem develops a new museum type, exploring new relationships between art and architecture and art and living.
Following the winning of an open EOI and shortlisted competition process, Lyons Architects, with Iredale Pedersen Hook Architects and ASPECT Studios has commenced the design of Perth's new city square, called Yagan Square.
In the words of the Perth's Metropolitan Redevelopment Authority... "Yagan Square will be Perth City Link's crowning feature and is set to become one of Perth’s top public destinations. Yagan Square will see the return of food ,community and city life to the Horseshoe Bridge and be a place for people to meet, connect, discover and celebrate Western Australia's produce, heritage and environment."
Lyons as Principal consultant and lead designers, are also working in close collaboration with a range of artists and design professionals, such as Paul Carter, Jon Tarry, Helen Smith / Jeremy Kirwin Ward and Shaun Gladwell, from the commencement of the concept design phase, to create a uniquely integrated public art space. Yagan Square will be opened in 2017.
The new Lyons/CGA designed Lady Cilento Hospital opened its doors to patients and families on 29 November.
Six years in the masterplanning and design and three years in construction this new $1.2 billion quaternary hospital is one of the most advanced paediatric facilities in the world.
Using the concept of a living tree, the environmentally friendly design provides a bright and welcoming environment for children and their families with access to dedicated family spaces, public art and rooftop gardens.