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
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
Australia’s leading architecture body has slammed what is says is a lack of progress in dealing with flammable cladding and dangerous building products.
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...
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.
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?
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
Architects continue to enjoy relatively strong employment conditions for now despite a downturn in the residential market.
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...