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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...

Go Green for Healthy, Rich Cities: study
Green
Friday June 8 2018

Go Green for Healthy, Rich Cities: study

Green infrastructure - from more cycle lanes to cleaner air - not only helps the environment but also boosts jobs, health and productivity, according to research.

Avoiding Pitfalls in Client Briefs and Specifications
Business
Wednesday June 6 2018

Avoiding Pitfalls in Client Briefs and Specifications

In any project, the client brief sets the foundation of the client/architect relationship, whilst specifications detail how buildings are constructed.

Cities Go Wild with Child-friendly Design
Public
Wednesday June 6 2018

Cities Go Wild with Child-friendly Design

In a part of Barcelona best known as a concrete transport hub, just a stone's throw from the bustling Sants railway station, a square has been...

Does Design Have to Change for the Office of the Future?
Commercial
Wednesday June 6 2018

Does Design Have to Change for the Office of the Future?

In the 1999 comedy "Office Space," the soulless arrangement of individual cubicles along with his employer’s staid and dreary culture ensured that Peter Gibbons (Ron Livingston)...

Smart Street Furniture Will Revolutionise the Public Realm
Public
Wednesday May 30 2018

Smart Street Furniture Will Revolutionise the Public Realm

Do you want to know if your city’s park benches or furniture are being used as a social space or for ‘rough sleeping’?

Density Vs Sprawl: Which Wins for Sustainability?
Urban Planning
Tuesday April 10 2018

Density Vs Sprawl: Which Wins for Sustainability?

To some, compact urban environments offer advantages in putting greater numbers of people within walking or riding distance of transport connections, employment opportunities and local services.

Smart Cities Move Beyond Hype into Reality
Technology
Tuesday April 10 2018

Smart Cities Move Beyond Hype into Reality

Do you want to know whether you are better off leaving for work now or in 15 minutes?

Urban Planning
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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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Urban Planning
Mar 15 2018
"Big Australia’’ Programs Lacked Planning Perspective

University of Melbourne researchers have discovered how to retrofit homes to be more energy efficient, reducing greenhouse gas emissions and cutting electricity bills significantly.

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Urban Planning
Mar 15 2018
Re-imaging Campbelltown a good response to the City Deal

The release of the Re-imagining Campbelltown proposal by Campbelltown City Council is an excellent response to the Western Sydney City Deal.

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