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Saturday February 23, 2019

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Architects Must Overcome Engineering Detail Challenge
Business
Friday February 15 2019

Architects Must Overcome Engineering Detail Challenge

For many architects in Australia, a core part of their roles involves the ability to think, dream and create.

NSW Building Reform Does Not Go Far Enough: ACA
Business
Thursday February 14 2019

NSW Building Reform Does Not Go Far Enough: ACA

Planned reforms in New South Wales to improve building quality and compliance do not go far enough, a major architecture body says.

Architects Slam Slow Building Safety Progress
Business
Monday February 11 2019

Architects Slam Slow Building Safety Progress

Australia’s leading architecture body has slammed what is says is a lack of progress in dealing with flammable cladding and dangerous building products.

Australia Will Get a Trajectory for Low Energy Buildings
Green
Thursday February 7 2019

Australia Will Get a Trajectory for Low Energy Buildings

Australia is set to get a long-term trajectory for low energy homes and commercial buildings after energy ministers agreed to a pathway to zero-energy and zero-carbon...

Architects in Demand Despite Residential Slowdown
Business
Tuesday January 15 2019

Architects in Demand Despite Residential Slowdown

Despite the residential slowdown, architects remain in demand throughout much of Australia as opportunities emerge for work on commercial and public buildings, the latest report has...

Australia Must Build Smaller Aged Care Homes
Architecture
Tuesday January 15 2019

Australia Must Build Smaller Aged Care Homes

Most Australians prefer to live independently as they age for as long as possible.

Australia Must Built Heat Resistant Homes
Architecture
Friday January 11 2019

Australia Must Built Heat Resistant Homes

Around Australia, much effort has been afforded to building homes which stay warm in winter and minimise energy costs. Less attention has been given to heat...

Landscape Architecture Makes Strides in Gender Equity
Business
Thursday January 10 2019

Landscape Architecture Makes Strides in Gender Equity

Australia’s landscape architecture profession is making significant progress in attracting and retaining women, an analysis of Census data has found.

Business
Feb 14 2019
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...

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Public
Jan 17 2019
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.

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Business
Jan 16 2019
Australian Institute of Architects Welcomes New CEO

The Australian Institute of Architects has today announced the appointment of Julia Cambage to the position of Chief Executive Officer for the architecture profession’s peak body.

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Residential
Jan 10 2019
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...

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Landscaping
8 Nov, 2018
Australia Must Reconnect With Urban Nature

Wind back several decades and many Australians lived in detached houses with good sized backyards which featured gardens and lawns.

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Public
6 Nov, 2018
Library Design for the Digital Age

In days gone by, much of the role and function of public libraries throughout Australia involved reading and borrowing hard copy books.

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Green
5 Nov, 2018
Low Carbon Homes for Low Income Households

When Chris White and Chelsea Mclean moved into their newly rented home in Ballarat last July, what they found was not pleasant.

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Urban Planning
31 Oct, 2018
Australia Must Better Plan Regional Communities and Towns

For former Sydney-based couple Scott and Michelle Robertson, the move to Wagga Wagga 450 kilometres away has been one of the best decisions of their lives.

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Business
31 Oct, 2018
Architects Must Overcome Engineering Detail Challenge

For many architects in Australia, a core part of their roles involves the ability to think, dream and create.

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