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.
Has Fire Safety Been Ignored for Profits?
Around Australia, the influx of foreign capital in over recent years has seen a scramble on the part of developers to get new apartment stock to...
Australia Must Improve Waterproofing Standards and Practices
For five Irish students and one Irish American, the date of June 16, 2015, should have been one in which they celebrated a 21st birthday party...
House Prices Speed Ahead of Apartments
House price growth is outpacing growth in apartment prices, a trend that is expected to continue as more units and townhouses come onto the market.
Australia’s Building Market Faces Three Years of Decline
Despite being at record highs at the moment, the building market in Australia is set for three years of decline going forward as housing markets shift...
More Apartment Glass Reins Down on Melbourne Street
Glass from an apartment building has reportedly rained down on yet another Melbourne Street as debate rages over the issue of exploding glass.
Australians NOT Yet Embracing Apartment Living
For many, talk about the Australian dream evokes images of a house and quarter acre block in the suburbs.
Reports of Overcrowding at Melbourne’s ‘Lacrosse Building’
Allegedly overcrowded conditions at the infamous Lacrosse building are set to be investigated following reports that apartments were being crammed with half a dozen people in...
Opal Residents Reluctant to Reoccupy Tower
The builders of Sydney's cracked Opal Tower say most residents will be able to move back in on the weekend but the owners' committee isn't convinced...