Embark on a self-guided audio walking tour of four of Melbourne’s most inspiring spaces.
Listen to four of Melbourne’s leading architects talk about how they transformed derelict industrial and mercantile buildings into vibrant, award winning spaces.
Begin at Princes Walk Vaults and listen to architect Mark Healy from Six Degrees talk about the project that brought us Riverland Bar.
Walk along the river to Signal, a new youth arts space in a disused signal box and hear Chelsea Scanes from the City of Melbourne.
From there it’s a short walk to the Immigration Museum, formerly the Old Customs House, where Daryl Jackson from Jackson Architecture will guide you through its transformation.
Finally, head towards Goods Shed North to hear Callum Fraser from Elenberg Fraser describe the Goods Shed’s revitalistation.
This tour was produced by the Heritage Council of Victoria in conjunction with State of Design Festival 2011. Sound recording and design by Selwyn Cozens.
This tour is one of the Recommended Tours on Vic-Heritage, our iPhone app. Download the app from Apple’s iTunes store.
The audio can be downloaded as one file (mp3 5.3 MB).
It is also available as separate stops 1-5
- Introduction (mp3 345 KB) – listen at Princes Walk Vaults
- Mark Healy (mp3 1 MB) – listen at Princes Walk Vaults
- Chelsea Scanes (mp3 815 KB) – listen at Signal
- Daryl Jackson (mp3 1.4 MB) – listen at Immigration Museum
- Callum Fraser (mp3 1.8 MB) – listen at Goods Shed North