The home of architecture and design in Asia-Pacific

Get the latest design news direct to your inbox!

RMIT New Academic Street

The redevelopment of RMIT’s so-called ‘grey ghosts’ signals a much-anticipated final instalment in the University’s long – decades in fact – campus transformation.

RMIT New Academic Street

Architect: Lyons, in collaboration with NMBW Architecture Studio, MvS Architects, Harrison and White, Maddison Architects

Project Manager: DCWC

Builder: Lend Lease

Structural/Civil & Façade Engineer: Arup

Services Engineer: AECOM

Landscape Designer: Taylor Cullity Lethlean

Hydraulic Engineer: CJ Arms

Building Surveyors: PLP Building Surveyors and Consultants

Quantity Surveyors: Wilde and Woollard

Disability Access: Architecture and Access

Wind Engineering: MEL Consultants

Programme: PSA Project Management


Budget: $210m

Time: 5 Years



Upholstered armchair, ‘Gillespie’ library chair, upholstered armchair, ‘Vancouver’ ottoman, ‘Segis Boom’ table, Kfive. Bespoke library chair and ottoman, ‘Alby’ ottoman, Jardan. Consultation chair, easy chair, bespoke library chair, student chair, ‘Olympic’ barstool, P4. Student task chair, student chair, ‘Stem-Webb’ barstool, I. AM. Table, Ski Slope Seat, Circular Desk and seat, Banquette Seat and Desk, Triangular Seat, Propeller Seats, STEM. Balance task chair, AOFS. Staff task chair, ‘SOFHIE’ lounge, ‘ZipPod’ ottoman, Haworth. ‘Caper’ student chairs, Living Edge. ‘Lerod’ chair, ‘Home-1’ lounge, ‘Stump’ stool, ‘Stylus; pedestal table, ‘Tetromino’ seating, Stylecraft. ‘Computer Key’ stool, Cloud Studio Melbourne. ‘Ultima Longspan’ metal shelving unit, Dexion. Mobile pedestal unit, Tambour storage unit, Zenith. ‘PLS G’ locker unit, Woods Furniture. ‘Bat End’ library shelving units, Kingfisher.

INDESIGN is on instagram

Follow @indesignlive

The Indesign Collection

A searchable and comprehensive guide for specifying leading products and their suppliers

Indesign Our Partners

Keep up to date with the latest and greatest from our industry BFF's!

Related Stories

While you were sleeping

The internet never sleeps! Here's the stuff you might have missed