How to Bring Nature Back Onto Your Next Project
When you remake a 480-hectare inner-urban area to cater for up to 80,000 residents and workers, delivering warm and cold pools for certain species of frog...
The energy trap: Sustainable homes hold the key
You’ve heard of the rent trap, the debt trap and the poverty trap. But there’s another trap which plays a part in all of these: the...
Why We Need to Bring Nature Back Into Aussie Cities
In the early 1980s, Chalmers University of Technology researcher Roger S Ulrich compared records on recovery after cholecystectomy of 46 patients in a suburban Pennsylvania hospital...
3,133 Australian/NZ Business Owners are Not Naïve Sheep
“Everything you are told is a lie”.
Sydney Towers in Named in World’s Most Influential Buildings
Two Sydney towers have been named in a listing of the world’s fifty most influential buildings to be constructed over the last 50 years – and...
Architects Strike for Climate Action
Firms related to the architecture, engineering and construction sector are set to join almost 2,000 companies, businesses and organisations around Australia who will support millions of...
The 7 mistakes Architects make
I wanted to put this list together for the Architectural profession.
Hassell, Brickfields, Agree to Work Closer Together
Two of Australia’s leading firms in architecture and design and property research are set work more closely together and to share critical research and project learnings...
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.