Staying in your suburb: Planning for a world transformed by Covid-19
The rapid spread of Covid-19 is reshaping our world hour by hour.
Survival of Design and Construction Professionals
Those of us in the design and Architectural profession, and the construction professions generally will now understand that while the economy is in lockdown, the business...
The Billion-dollar office start time
The average office employee is only productive for 3 hours a day. Most people are distracted every 3 to 6 minutes. Then it takes us about...
AR and VR Will Transform Construction
As Tasmania’s Royal Hobart Hospital was being built, one task involved constructing long, curving benches over five floors – each with unique patterns and shapes.
Architects Beg PM to Help Building Sector
Australian architects are pleading with Prime Minister Scott Morrison to help the construction sector, calling on the Federal Government to keep projects running, bring forward infrastructure,...
Australia’s Infrastructure sector: Time to talk zero carbon
Anyone who works in the infrastructure sector knows one simple truth: new infrastructure doesn’t just happen. Everyone from policymakers and planners to investors and contractors knows...
Building Sustainability Research Gets $49 Million Boost
Two research projects in sustainable construction will receive a boost after the federal government announced a cash injection of almost $50 million into the developments.
Architects Brace for Project Delays and Cancellations
Architecture practices throughout Australia are bracing for project delays and cancellations as the impact of COVID-19 takes hold, the latest survey has found.
Building Surveyors Draft Code Released
Building surveyors and certifiers throughout Australia will have to act in the public interest, perform their duties with care, remain free from conflicts of interest, act...
Melb's Queen Victoria Market $35m revamp
Melbourne's Queen Victoria Market is set for a $35 million makeover scheduled for next year.
Sydney teens hurt in scaffolding collapse
Several teenagers have suffered minor injuries after scaffolding collapsed during a photoshoot at a school in Sydney's southwest.
Labor reveals 2050 net-zero emissions goal
Labor has adopted a goal of net-zero emissions by 2050 while the Morrison government continues to consider its position.
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.
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,...
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.
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.
Toddler drowns in backyard Sydney pool
A toddler has died after being pulled unconscious from a backyard pool in Sydney's west, while a young boy is in hospital after nearly drowning in...