Re-imagining Commercial Office Basement Car Parks
Take a lift down to the basement at Mirvac’s EY Centre at 200 George Street in Sydney and you see something unusual.
Construction Must Change to Meet WELL Standard
Over recent years, Australia has improved the environmental quality of new construction in commercial buildings through NABERS ratings and the Green Star standard.
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)...
Choose Your Colour, Create Your Mood
Upon being hired to work for what was then a growing technology company back in 2001, I noticed that the bright green carpet gave the office...
Amazon.com Opens Rainforest in Seattle
Amazon.com has opened a rainforest-like office space in Seattle that it hopes will spark new ideas for employees.
Major Trends Reshape Acoustic Design Strategies
“What do you want your building to sound like?”
Design Folly Means Design Failure
Architects and building designers are at liberty to persuade their clients (the building owner) to have the building designed in any way they choose.
‘Lift & Change’ vs ‘Changing Places’
Growing awareness surrounding adult change facilities over the last few years has thankfully resulted in some progress being made regarding these types of facilities.
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.
Victoria Govt Pushes Ahead with Apple Store
A day after plans to scuttle Melbourne's proposed Apple flagship store failed, the government says it is pushing on with the controversial development.