The Importance of Living Infrastructure in Schools
Did you know that in 2017, there were more than 3.8 million students enrolled in 9,444 (public, catholic and independent) primary and high schools across Australia?
The Language Of War And Destruction Is Being Used To Describe New Apartment In Sydney
In recent months the emotive language of war and destruction has been blazed across Sydney’s media as ‘battles wage in nearly every suburb’ and there will...
Why Architects are Stuck at Bottom of Construction Pay Scale
With around $218.4 billion worth of work having been done on the construction of houses, commercial buildings and civil infrastructure over the year to March, Australia’s...
Digital Mapping Will Change Land and Rock Surveying
At the beginning of major mining or civil engineering projects, one of the more manual, technically challenging and hazardous tasks involves rock and land surveying.
Is Timber Really Cheaper?
Ever since Lend Lease built its Forte apartment complex in 2012 using cross laminated timber (CLT), the use of wood and especially engineered wood/mass wood products...
Apartments Could Be Death Traps for Elderly in Heatwaves
In the European heat wave of 2003, 14,802 excess fatalities were recorded in France alone as temperatures rose above 37 degrees Celsius for seven consecutive days.
Architectural Staff Continue to Enjoy Good Times
Architects continue to enjoy relatively strong employment conditions for now despite a downturn in the residential market.
Australia’s Pathway to a NetZero Building Code
Back in 2010, Australia had its last significant upgrade to the stringency of energy efficiency requirements in respect of both residential and commercial buildings under the...
MIT-style University Set for Sydney's West
A Sydney version of famed US technology university the Massachusetts Institute of Technology (MIT) is bound for the multi-billion dollar city being built alongside the new...
NT:Designs Wanted for Desert Bike Adventure
The Northern Territory government has invited tenders to design and build a $12 million bicycle trail and luxury camps along the new path in Central Australia.
Heritage Cloud Over Vic Federation Square
Melbourne's Federation Square is not a "heritage asset", according to Victorian Premier Daniel Andrews, but the site will still be considered for a protection listing.
New Adelaide Hospital to Cost $1.8bn
A confidential analysis shows Adelaide's new Women's and Children's Hospital will cost up to $1.8 billion and be restricted to seven storeys at the site of...
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...
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.
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.
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...
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.