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Residential Housing Boom Bad News for Borrowers

Record home construction over the next 12 months should give the economy a much-needed boost, but could also put the brakes on more interest rate cuts.

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Architecture
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Carbon Positive Prefab Home Attacks Climate Change

A small prefab home recently on display in Melbourne is Australia’s first carbon positive prefab home, according...

Published on 27 February 2015

Architecture
software piracy

Architecture and Engineering Firms Worst for Software Piracy

According to the latest figures from Australia's BSA Software Alliance, companies in the architecture and engineering sectors...

Published on 26 February 2015

Engineering
structure

Timber vs Steel vs Concrete Structures

Timber, steel and concrete are three of the most common structural materials in the world, and each...

Published on 26 February 2015

Architecture
toronto

Canada Opens for Australian Architects

Registered architects in Australia and New Zealand are set to be able to gain formal recognition of...

Published on 25 February 2015

Construction
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The Perils of Building Licence Lending

Anecdotally, one hears of scenarios where residential builders have "lent" their builders registration to other individuals who...

Published on 27 February 2015

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