Cities: Back to Ground Zero?
The federal election has been and gone and the Morrison Government is returned.
Gridlock – Getting out of the Car is Scary
Gridlock, congestion, commuting, the cost of living, sedentary lifestyles, heart disease and obesity are some of the biggest issues facing our Governments, Councils and public sector...
Where Will You Be In Five Years?
As an architect, creator, designer where will you be in five-years’ time?
Is Timber the Answer to Green Building?
“Wood is the only building material that helps tackle climate change.”
Architects Lay Down Challenge to Morrison
A leading architecture body has challenged the re-elected Morrison Government to prioritise important reforms concerning the built environment.
Normal is… Traffic, Debt and Empty Houses.
“Normal is getting dressed in clothes that you buy for work, driving through traffic in a car that you are still paying for, in order to...
Indoor Air Quality – The Science and the Low Hanging Fruit
In school, we learnt the role trees and plants have in producing the oxygen we breathe.
Sustainability and the Federal Election
Earlier last week, at the first leaders’ debate in the run up to the federal election, both contenders for the nation’s top job clashed over their...
Australia Must Have an Embodied Energy Policy
Amid increasing world awareness that impacts of climate change present a clear and present danger to our future generations, the debate about what measures Australia can...
Melbourne's Bourke St gets more Bollards
Additional bollards will be installed in Melbourne's Bourke Street mall to create pedestrian refuges beside tram tracks in case of another vehicle attack.
Designs Unveiled for Melbourne CBD’s Largest Timber Building
The designs for what is claimed will be the largest timber building in Melbourne’s CBD have been unveiled.
Land Clearing is Stressing Koalas: Report
Koala droppings have helped a NSW researcher discover that land clearing is the leading cause of stress for the native marsupial.
Nearly Half of Aussie Professionals Experience Workplace Bullying
Almost one half (45 per cent) of Australian professionals have experienced bullying or harassment at work due to their gender, age, ethnicity, sexual orientation or disability,...
Architects Hail Fed Square Protection
The Australian Institute of Architects Victorian Chapter warmly welcomes Heritage Victoria’s decision regarding Federation Square which recognises, values and upholds the significance of this iconic site.
Heritage Vic rejects Apple Fed Square plan
A bid to partially demolish Melbourne's Federation Square to make way for a controversial Apple flagship store have been rejected by Heritage Victoria.
Affordable Housing Close to City Brings Billions in Economic Benefits
NSW could unleash more than $17 billion in economic gains through providing more affordable housing closer to the city, a new report has found.
ACA Gest a New Leader
One of Australia’s leading architecture bodies has appointed its first chief executive officer as it seeks to build its voice within the architecture profession, extend its...
NSW Labor Pushes 'Public Chill-out' Zones
Libraries, council chambers and art galleries across NSW could be used as air-conditioned "chill-out areas" during future heatwaves under a plan by Labor.