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David Chandler is Staying on and is Just as Determined as Ever
Business
Monday August 29 2022

David Chandler is Staying on and is Just as Determined as Ever

The highly respected building commissioner in NSW is set to stay in his role for one more year after reversing his decision to quit later this...

Remedial Works Are Different
Commercial
Tuesday July 26 2022

Remedial Works Are Different

Remedial work is an integral part of the construction industry.

High Rise is the Most Sustainable Housing Option
Green
Friday January 21 2022

High Rise is the Most Sustainable Housing Option

A new Urban Ideas Research Paper published by the Urban Taskforce titled: “Standing Tall” has been released and it finds that the construction of high rise...

Sydney Apartments Are Riddled with Defects: Report
Buildings
Monday October 18 2021

Sydney Apartments Are Riddled with Defects: Report

More than half of all apartments in Sydney may have serious defects, a new report has found.

Four in Ten New NSW Apartments Have Serious Common Property Defects
Residential
Monday October 11 2021

Four in Ten New NSW Apartments Have Serious Common Property Defects

Almost four in ten newly completed apartment complexes across New South Wales have had serious defects uncovered in relation to common property, a survey of strata...

Multi-Residential Self-Sufficiency Needs to Start
Residential
Wednesday September 29 2021

Multi-Residential Self-Sufficiency Needs to Start

Most people now reside in urban centers, but we need to contain urban sprawl to leave room for nature.  This means more multi residential (multi-res) developments,...

Apartment Designers and Builders May Take Ten Years to Reach Digital Maturity
Residential
Wednesday August 25 2021

Apartment Designers and Builders May Take Ten Years to Reach Digital Maturity

Widespread use of advanced digital tools such as Building Information Modelling (BIM) and digital twins for the production and submission of important design and as-built drawings...

Buildings
10 Jul, 2019
Third Sydney Unit Block Evacuated

A third Sydney apartment block is under scrutiny over building and safety issues after it was revealed its residents were evacuated late last year.

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Residential
18 Jun, 2019
Cracked Syd Unit Residents Seek Answers

Evacuated residents of a cracked Sydney apartment building are hoping to get some answers from authorities as they grapple with the uncertainty of temporary accommodation and...

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Residential
17 Jun, 2019
Qld Govt May Close Cladding Loopholes

Queensland may ban provisions allowing combustible cladding on high-rise buildings, with concerns the global insurance fallout from the Grenfell Tower disaster could affect the state's construction...

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Buildings
6 Feb, 2019
Melbourne Tower Residents Can't Go Home

Residents at a fire-damaged Melbourne high-rise covered in flammable cladding will have to wait until at least next week before they can go home.

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Residential
11 Jan, 2019
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...

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