Beulah Pavilion
Nathan Davis Beulah Pavilion

Australian developer Beulah International has unveiled the six finalists of its Southbank by Beulah architecture competition, which called for the design of a $2 billion mixed-use tower on a former BMW dealership site in Melbourne, Australia.

Proposals by the finalists were displayed for public viewing from July 27 through Aug. 10 in a specially commissioned pavilion designed by local firm One Design Office located near the new Southbank tower site.

In an event held on July 27, the work of UNStudio co-founder Caroline Bos, MVRDV co-founder Winy Maas, Coop Himmelb(l)au design principal and CEO Wolf D. Prix, Hon. FAIA, Office for Metropolitan Architecture (OMA) managing partner-architect David Gianotten, Bjarke Ingels Group (BIG) partner Brian Yang, and MAD Architects founder Ma Yansong, in collaboration with Australian firms Cox Architecture, Woods Bagot, Architectus, Conrad Gargett, Fender Katsalidis Architects, and Elenberg Fraser, respectively, was presented for a final jury.

See the six finalists' design concepts below:

Courtesy UNStudio

Green Spine, UNStudio

Courtesy MVRDV

Stack, MVRDV

Courtesy Coop Himmelb(l)au/K18

Beulah Propeller City, Coop Himmelb(l)au

Courtesy OMA

Southbank Tower, OMA

Courtesy Bjarke Ingels Group

Lanescraper, BIG


Urban Tree, MAD Architects