Lovell Chen Architects & Heritage Consultants have been appointed for a $20 million refurbishment of Melbourne’s Royal Exhibition Building – Australia’s first World Heritage Site.
The refurbished building will reopen its Dome Promenade and restore entry through the building’s basement. Visitor access to the Dome Promenade, which provides 360-degree views across Carlton Gardens and the city, has been blocked for more than a century.
Lovell Chen Architects & Heritage Consultants was chosen for the refurbishment project through a tender process, and the practice will work with Heritage Victoria and the federal government to meet conservation requirements throughout the design process. The federal government is funding the project. […]