Does Your Product Comply with the NCC?
Throughout Australia, the seriousness of building products which fail to comply with the National Construction Code is well-known following the tragedy at Grenfell in London, the...
Architectural Staff Continue to Enjoy Good Times
Architects continue to enjoy relatively strong employment conditions for now despite a downturn in the residential market.
Architects Can Drive Value Through Human Engineering
Architects and engineers may be short-changing themselves and allowing others to underestimate their work by not focusing on human engineering. By all means, the architectural...
Avoiding Pitfalls in Client Briefs and Specifications
In any project, the client brief sets the foundation of the client/architect relationship, whilst specifications detail how buildings are constructed.
Robots to Lead Architecture’s future
It's midwinter and I am watching a bunch of houses get built. Yet I'm in my shirtsleeves, warm and dry, because the construction is happening indoors:...
The ‘Other’ Opera House Architect
The Sydney Opera House was built by two architects, not one, says an historian who is determined to get recognition for the lesser-known Australian architect.
Architects Must Up-Skill on Technology and Soft Skills
Australian Architects are being urged to develop technology and ‘soft’ skills in order to thrive in a changing environment.
Do Female Architects Embody the Perfection Myth?
Female architects can often push themselves too hard in trying to reach the impossible goal of creating the truly perfect building.
NT:Designs Wanted for Desert Bike Adventure
The Northern Territory government has invited tenders to design and build a $12 million bicycle trail and luxury camps along the new path in Central Australia.
Victorian Rort 'Architect' Defends Scheme
A man labelled the architect of Victorian Labor's $388,000 rorts-for-votes scheme has defended the operation, saying he thought it was fine because parliament kept paying the...
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...
Leading Architects to Design SA's Gallery
A group of world leading architecture firms, including one behind a Smithsonian museum and another who designed the Lego House in Denmark, have been shortlisted for...
Is Regulation Smothering Innovation in Architecture?
By all means the Geelong Library and Heritage Centre represented an example of what can be achieved through true architectural innovation.