ArchiTeam Cooperative, which boasts a membership base of over 600 architecture practices, has come out strongly in opposition to the Apple Federation Square plan.Read more
The Australian Institute of Architects says there has been a lack of due process in the Victorian Government’s decision to allow the demolition of the Yarra Building in Federation Square and its replacement with a new Apple Flagship Store.
Architect and Citizens For Melbourne committee member Michael Smith takes a look at the Apple Federation Square proposal and the various issues that this controversial proposal raises. This piece in The Red+Black Architect
Writing in ArchitectureAU, Citizens for Melbourne President Tania Davidge says that the Victorian government has offered Melbourne’s “heart and soul” to Apple with a site for a new store on Federation Square. “Quite frankly, the price is too high.”Read more
Writing in The Age, Citizens For Melbourne Committee Member, James Lesh outlines how Apple is exploiting the power of its brand to claim an important part of our city.Read more