Powerhouse Ultimo design revealed for museum

Visionary design for Powerhouse Ultimo integrates beautifully with heritage surroundings.
Powerhouse Ultimo renewal concept design

Just weeks after Sydney revealed a new iconic venue with Sydney Modern (Art Gallery of NSW), splitting opinions on the building’s architecture and functionality, today (12 December) Powerhouse Ultimo released its visionary building design, further changing the cultural landscape of this city.

In a statement, the museum said the design was ‘unanimously selected by an expert jury following a national design competition’.

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Gina Fairley is ArtsHub's National Visual Arts Editor. For a decade she worked as a freelance writer and curator across Southeast Asia and was previously the Regional Contributing Editor for Hong Kong based magazines Asian Art News and World Sculpture News. Prior to writing she worked as an arts manager in America and Australia for 14 years, including the regional gallery, biennale and commercial sectors. She is based in Mittagong, regional NSW. Twitter: @ginafairley Instagram: fairleygina