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Change Starts with Beliefs and Values
Urban Planning
Wednesday October 10 2018

Change Starts with Beliefs and Values

“Australia needs to make ‘a complete shift’ in the way it plans cities” outgoing Infrastructure Australia chief executive Philip Davies told the Australian Finance Review Weekend...

The Importance of Living Infrastructure in Schools
Green
Friday September 14 2018

The Importance of Living Infrastructure in Schools

Did you know that in 2017, there were more than 3.8 million students enrolled in 9,444 (public, catholic and independent) primary and high schools across Australia?

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...

Digital Mapping Will Change Land and Rock Surveying
Landscaping
Friday September 7 2018

Digital Mapping Will Change Land and Rock Surveying

At the beginning of major mining or civil engineering projects, one of the more manual, technically challenging and hazardous tasks involves rock and land surveying.

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...

Beyond Boring Apartments
Residential
Wednesday July 25 2018

Beyond Boring Apartments

“We only want beige.”

Construction Must Change to Meet WELL Standard
Commercial
Wednesday July 25 2018

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.

Landscaping Trends Reshaping Our Urban Environment
Landscaping
Thursday July 5 2018

Landscaping Trends Reshaping Our Urban Environment

Can you imagine fancy living in 38 acres of forest?

Public
6 Nov, 2018
Library Design for the Digital Age

In days gone by, much of the role and function of public libraries throughout Australia involved reading and borrowing hard copy books.

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Business
8 Aug, 2018
US Congress Approves Funding for Architecture Education

The labor shortage currently plaguing the American construction industry might see relief in coming years.

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Urban Planning
2 Aug, 2018
Toronto Waterfront Board Moving Forward with High Tech Neighbourhood

A board that advocates for the revitalization of Toronto’s waterfront is moving forward in creating a plan to build a high-tech neighbourhood.

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Business
8 Feb, 2018
The RAIC Announces Recipients of 2018 Honorary Fellowships

French architect Odile Decq, Burkina Faso’s Diébédo Francis Kéré, and American architects John Sorrenti and William J. Stanley III are the proud recipients of 2018 Honorary...

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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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Residential
19 Jan, 2018
Ryerson Architecture Students Tackle Student Housing Crisis

Ryerson’s Department of Architectural Science (DAS) is hosting this years edition of its annual collaborative exercise, CEx18 DWELL, focused on increasing the housing capacity for students...

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