Sydney’s famous fish market reveals new design by Danish firm 3XN


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            <img src="https://archinect.imgix.net/uploads/ad/adf067f70650210e0228b67e9ba92fff.jpg?fit=crop&auto=compress%2Cformat&w=1200" border="0" />Sydney's Fish Market will undergo a $250 million expansion designed by the renowned Danish firm <a href="https://archinect.com/firms/cover/12533/3xn" rel="nofollow" >3XN</a>. As part of the city's plan to revitalize the harbor, the iconic attraction will be relocated to Blackwattle Bay, where it will provide greater public access to the city's prime waterfront.

Currently, the Sydney Fish Market brings in more annual visitors than the Great Barrier Reef and accounts for more than 20% of international visitors to the Sydney area. The new cultural facility will help the attraction become more community oriented, providing improved public space, dining options, and transport connectivity.

The upgraded market will host a seafood cooking school, restaurants, bars, new public wharves, a waterfront promenade, and a new ferry stop. Working with with local architect BVN, GXN Innovation, and landscape architect Aspect Studios, the project will also provide improved facilities for the city’s fishers and fishmongers, as the original center was beginning to show

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