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Acoustic Design Considerations for Healthcare Facilities
Public
Friday July 20 2018

Acoustic Design Considerations for Healthcare Facilities

“The care in day surgery was excellent however there is a lot of noise from the clinics which are positioned right beside day surgery where patients...

Sydney Planning: The Best or Nothing
Urban Planning
Thursday July 5 2018

Sydney Planning: The Best or Nothing

Karl Benz once remarked that he built a great motor car with the axiom “Das Beste Oder Nichts” meaning “the best or nothing,” and it is...

Architecture Firms Must Look After Employee Mental Health
Business
Thursday July 5 2018

Architecture Firms Must Look After Employee Mental Health

“I was waiting for an email response from the guy..."

Landscaping Trends Reshaping Our Urban Environment
Landscaping
Thursday July 5 2018

Landscaping Trends Reshaping Our Urban Environment

Can you imagine fancy living in 38 acres of forest?

Housing Design and Behaviour Multiply the Benefits of Energy Efficiency
Green
Thursday July 5 2018

Housing Design and Behaviour Multiply the Benefits of Energy Efficiency

Energy efficient design is often assumed to be a matter of ‘build it and they will come’, but this approach isn’t enough to get us to...

Architects Can Drive Value Through Human Engineering
Business
Wednesday June 20 2018

Architects Can Drive Value Through Human Engineering

Architects and engineers may be short-changing themselves and allowing others to underestimate their work by not focusing on human engineering. By all means, the architectural...

Bringing Nature’s Power into Australian Cities
Green
Friday June 15 2018

Bringing Nature’s Power into Australian Cities

Back in the 1960s, the Cheonggyecheon (Cheonggye stream) which winds through downtown Seoul (South Korea) stood as an example of city planning going terribly wrong.

Key Lessons Needed to Drive Green Building Movements Forward
Green
Wednesday June 13 2018

Key Lessons Needed to Drive Green Building Movements Forward

Since the inception of the first green building council in 1993 (the United States Green Building Council), the push toward sustainable practices in construction has gathered...

Business
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Victorian Rort 'Architect' Defends Scheme

A man labelled the architect of Victorian Labor's $388,000 rorts-for-votes scheme has defended the operation, saying he thought it was fine because parliament kept paying the...

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Public
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Underwater Graveyard Plan for Gold Coast

Sleeping with the fishes may not be as sinister as it sounds if a Gold Coast plan for an underwater graveyard gets the green light.

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Urban Planning
Jun 13 2018
Share Bike Company 'Pulls Out' of Melbourne

The distinctive yellow rental bicycles will disappear from Melbourne's streets as the Singapore-based oBike company shuts up shop.

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Public
Jun 6 2018
PVC Recycling in Hospital Leads by Example

The Vinyl Council of Australia has confirmed that its expanding PVC Recycling in Hospitals program remains unaffected by changes in international waste management policies, including China’s...

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Public
Jun 6 2018
New Landmark Skyline Mooted for Applecross

A superblock in one of Perth’s most prestigious riverside suburbs, Applecross is on the market following an unprecedented consolidation of twelve land holdings.

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Public
Mar 27 2018
Melbourne's Iconic Flinders Street Station Glorious Restoration

It's been dirty work scraping more than 10 tonnes of pigeon poo from the dome of one of Melbourne's most iconic buildings.

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Commercial
Mar 27 2018
SA:RAH Trauma Rooms Designed Too Small

Resuscitation and trauma rooms at the new Royal Adelaide Hospital are not fit for purpose, creating risk for patients, the incoming South Australian government says.

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Green
Mar 27 2018
VIC:Zero Net Carbon Homes to Rise in Melbourne

A call has gone out for environmentally-aware builders wanting to join a low-carbon revolution on Melbourne's outskirts.

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Urban Planning
Mar 20 2018
Future Transport Strategy Supports More Housing Density

The release of the Future Transport Strategy 2056 by Transport for NSW supports more housing density.

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