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Why Architects are Stuck at Bottom of Construction Pay Scale
Business
Monday September 10 2018

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...

Is Timber Really Cheaper?
Business
Thursday September 6 2018

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...

Architectural Staff Continue to Enjoy Good Times
Business
Tuesday August 21 2018

Architectural Staff Continue to Enjoy Good Times

Architects continue to enjoy relatively strong employment conditions for now despite a downturn in the residential market.

Architects Must be Dynamite on Copyright Protection
Business
Friday August 3 2018

Architects Must be Dynamite on Copyright Protection

In early 2000 and late 2001, Victorian based Barnett Property Group opened two display homes in the Melbourne outer eastern suburbs of Beaconsfield and Rowville respectively...

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..."

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...

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.

Architects Need to Develop Marketing and Leadership Skills
Business
Wednesday March 14 2018

Architects Need to Develop Marketing and Leadership Skills

Around Australia, many architects are knowledgeable, capable and passionate about design, but many are less keen on promoting themselves and their firms or to evolve into...

Architects Falling Behind on Business Management Systems
Business
Tuesday February 27 2018

Architects Falling Behind on Business Management Systems

In any business, having the right systems is critical. Yet many architects, engineers and consultants throughout Australia lack the systems required to deliver optimum outcomes in...