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Tuesday June 25, 2019

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Cities: Back to Ground Zero?
Landscaping
Tuesday June 25 2019

Cities: Back to Ground Zero?

The federal election has been and gone and the Morrison Government is returned.

Gridlock – Getting out of the Car is Scary
Urban Planning
Tuesday June 18 2019

Gridlock – Getting out of the Car is Scary

Gridlock, congestion, commuting, the cost of living, sedentary lifestyles, heart disease and obesity are some of the biggest issues facing our Governments, Councils and public sector...

Where Will You Be In Five Years?
Business
Thursday June 13 2019

Where Will You Be In Five Years?

As an architect, creator, designer where will you be in five-years’ time?

Is Timber the Answer to Green Building?
Green
Wednesday June 12 2019

Is Timber the Answer to Green Building?

“Wood is the only building material that helps tackle climate change.”

Architects Lay Down Challenge to Morrison
Business
Thursday May 23 2019

Architects Lay Down Challenge to Morrison

A leading architecture body has challenged the re-elected Morrison Government to prioritise important reforms concerning the built environment.

Normal is… Traffic, Debt and Empty Houses.
Urban Planning
Wednesday May 15 2019

Normal is… Traffic, Debt and Empty Houses.

“Normal is getting dressed in clothes that you buy for work, driving through traffic in a car that you are still paying for, in order to...

Indoor Air Quality – The Science and the Low Hanging Fruit
Green
Wednesday May 8 2019

Indoor Air Quality – The Science and the Low Hanging Fruit

In school, we learnt the role trees and plants have in producing the oxygen we breathe.

Sustainability and the Federal Election
Green
Tuesday May 7 2019

Sustainability and the Federal Election

Earlier last week, at the first leaders’ debate in the run up to the federal election, both contenders for the nation’s top job clashed over their...

Australia Must Have an Embodied Energy Policy
Green
Thursday May 2 2019

Australia Must Have an Embodied Energy Policy

Amid increasing world awareness that impacts of climate change present a clear and present danger to our future generations, the debate about what measures Australia can...

Public
Jun 20 2019
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.

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Commercial
May 31 2019
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.

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Landscaping
Apr 16 2019
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.

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Business
Apr 10 2019
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,...

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Public
Apr 8 2019
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.

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Public
Apr 8 2019
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.

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Urban Planning
Feb 28 2019
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.

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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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