World’s Tallest Timber Tower Plans in Sydney Showcases Sustainable Design
Many of today's builders keep sustainability in mind.
Automatic Specifications May Not Be A Magic Bullet
Specifications for architects and designers are a necessary part of life.
How COVID-19 is Creating a Healthy Building Revolution
I was recently told a story of how a human resources team for a large property organisation in Australia approached their colleagues within facilities management. They...
Work Starts on WA’s First Pedestrian Priority Precinct
Perth’s is set to receive Western Australia’s first pedestrian priority precinct after work commenced on the project on Hay street in the east end of the...
Every Building Counts in Australia’s post-COVID economy
After the devastation is the time to get building. It’s been that way forever.
Australia’s New Green for Star Homes Has been Revealed
New homes throughout Australia will need to be healthy, resilient and energy efficient to achieve certification under a Green Star rating tool set to come into...
US House Passes Bill for Bird-Safe Buildings
Use of glass on public buildings in the US could be curtailed unless the glass contains features to improve safety for birds under proposed legislation which...
ACA Joins Calls for Government Stimulus
Another architecture body has joined calls for stimulus as the impact of COVID-19 continues to weigh on the construction sector.
Stimulus, Assertiveness and a Post COVID Future
ACA President John Held reflects on the need for a finer-grained approach to stimulus, and the importance of being active and assertive in creating a post-pandemic...
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...