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Wednesday February 20, 2019

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Australia Must Build Smaller Aged Care Homes
Architecture
Tuesday January 15 2019

Australia Must Build Smaller Aged Care Homes

Most Australians prefer to live independently as they age for as long as possible.

The Language Of War And Destruction Is Being Used To Describe New Apartment In Sydney
Residential
Friday September 14 2018

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...

Apartments Could Be Death Traps for Elderly in Heatwaves
Residential
Friday August 31 2018

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.

Beyond Boring Apartments
Residential
Wednesday July 25 2018

Beyond Boring Apartments

“We only want beige.”

New Report Finds Opportunities in New Homes
Residential
Tuesday February 13 2018

New Report Finds Opportunities in New Homes

Simple energy efficiency improvements in new housing stock can slash energy bills, cut Australia’s emissions by 10.8 million tonnes, and deliver comfortable and resilient homes, finds...

Diverse Housing Crisis Demands Diverse Solutions
Residential
Wednesday November 8 2017

Diverse Housing Crisis Demands Diverse Solutions

With different groups having different needs, there's no one-size-fits-all approach to fixing Australia's housing crisis.

UK Architects Want Fire Safety Overhaul in Apartment Buildings
Residential
Tuesday October 24 2017

UK Architects Want Fire Safety Overhaul in Apartment Buildings

Building owners would no longer be able to rely on their own assessment of fire safety whilst sprinklers would be mandatory in new and retrofitted buildings...

Residential
Jan 10 2019
Toddler drowns in backyard Sydney pool

A toddler has died after being pulled unconscious from a backyard pool in Sydney's west, while a young boy is in hospital after nearly drowning in...

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Residential
13 Feb, 2018
DHA’s Liv Apartments recognised as a One Planet Community

The Liv Apartments development in Freemantle has become WA's third property development to be recognised as a One Planet Community.

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Residential
31 Jan, 2018
Ikea's Flat-pack Pioneer Dies, 91

Swede Ingvar Kamprad, the billionaire founder of the IKEA retail empire whose cheap, functional furniture is a feature of homes around the world, has died at...

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