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lovely quirky design

Easy to see with its unique green bubble like design. Worth a look when you walk between Old... read more

Reviewed 19 May 2018
JohnG3121
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Greater Melbourne, Australia
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Post Modernism in the City

RMIT University sits on the edge of the northen edge of the Hoddle Grid that defines central... read more

Reviewed 14 October 2017
Jeffry B
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Melbourne, Australia
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19 May 2018
“lovely quirky design”
20 Sep 2018
“Rabbit warren inside”
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Reviewed 21 September 2018

Much of RMIT dates back well over 100 years and was once a part of the Working Men's College or has been re-purposed from the justice system (old police station lockup or magistrates' court in Russell Street). This building is much newer. Inside it is...More

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Reviewed 19 May 2018 via mobile

Easy to see with its unique green bubble like design. Worth a look when you walk between Old Melbourne Gaol and State Library.

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Reviewed 14 October 2017

RMIT University sits on the edge of the northen edge of the Hoddle Grid that defines central Melbourne. RMIT is a technical institute of higher education. The Post Modern features, such as Building 8, add interest to the RMIT city campus, which has tended to...More

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Reviewed 13 April 2017

Was at RMIT after visiting Melbourne Goal. Easy access to RMIT by tram from Flinders Street Station.

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Reviewed 31 August 2016 via mobile

The building has a great location in the heart of Melbourne and RMIT University. But it's floor plates differ on different levels and are confusing without apparent benefit. Beware the first few floors - the lift opens different ways and spits you out in different...More

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Reviewed 14 August 2016 via mobile

When you walk around Melbourne it's a delight to see the architecture old and new. This building is one of the modern gems that I love. The nearby building 16 (annex) is an gem worth a look.

Thank JohnG3121
Reviewed 24 June 2016

RMIT University began constructing remarkable post-Modern buildings in the 1990s. These enliven Melbourne's streetscape in the northern part of the city grid and advertise the progressive credentials of RMIT's architecture, building and design courses. I go past Building 8 by tram often, and sometimes I...More

Thank Alys-Schatzi
Reviewed 14 February 2016

Designed by Peter Corrigan about 20 years ago, this university building screams: "Look at me!" There is a lot going on in its striking facade. I was impressed by the far out architecture in Melbourne and this building was near the top of the list.

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