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Architects Need to Develop Marketing and Leadership Skills
Business
Wednesday March 14 2018

Architects Need to Develop Marketing and Leadership Skills

Around Australia, many architects are knowledgeable, capable and passionate about design, but many are less keen on promoting themselves and their firms or to evolve into...

Architects Falling Behind on Business Management Systems
Business
Tuesday February 27 2018

Architects Falling Behind on Business Management Systems

In any business, having the right systems is critical. Yet many architects, engineers and consultants throughout Australia lack the systems required to deliver optimum outcomes in...

Protecting Brutalist Buildings Can Harm Urban Environments
Business
Thursday February 8 2018

Protecting Brutalist Buildings Can Harm Urban Environments

Heritage bodies seem to have recently discovered a new architectural style that they are focussing on protecting. The raw concrete brutalist buildings of the 1980s are...

Choose Your Colour, Create Your Mood
Commercial
Wednesday February 7 2018

Choose Your Colour, Create Your Mood

Upon being hired to work for what was then a growing technology company back in 2001, I noticed that the bright green carpet gave the office...

People in Your City Can Be as Happy as the Danes
Urban Planning
Tuesday February 6 2018

People in Your City Can Be as Happy as the Danes

Most councils, governments and transportation professionals look to Copenhagen, Amsterdam or Stockholm for inspiration.

Amazon.com Opens Rainforest in Seattle
Commercial
Wednesday January 31 2018

Amazon.com Opens Rainforest in Seattle

Amazon.com has opened a rainforest-like office space in Seattle that it hopes will spark new ideas for employees.

Robots to Lead Architecture’s future
Technology
Tuesday January 30 2018

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:...

Urban Planning
Jun 13 2018
Share Bike Company 'Pulls Out' of Melbourne

The distinctive yellow rental bicycles will disappear from Melbourne's streets as the Singapore-based oBike company shuts up shop.

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Public
Jun 6 2018
New Landmark Skyline Mooted for Applecross

A superblock in one of Perth’s most prestigious riverside suburbs, Applecross is on the market following an unprecedented consolidation of twelve land holdings.

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Public
Mar 27 2018
Melbourne's Iconic Flinders Street Station Glorious Restoration

It's been dirty work scraping more than 10 tonnes of pigeon poo from the dome of one of Melbourne's most iconic buildings.

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Commercial
Mar 27 2018
SA:RAH Trauma Rooms Designed Too Small

Resuscitation and trauma rooms at the new Royal Adelaide Hospital are not fit for purpose, creating risk for patients, the incoming South Australian government says.

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Green
Mar 27 2018
VIC:Zero Net Carbon Homes to Rise in Melbourne

A call has gone out for environmentally-aware builders wanting to join a low-carbon revolution on Melbourne's outskirts.

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Urban Planning
Mar 15 2018
"Big Australia’’ Programs Lacked Planning Perspective

University of Melbourne researchers have discovered how to retrofit homes to be more energy efficient, reducing greenhouse gas emissions and cutting electricity bills significantly.

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Urban Planning
Mar 15 2018
Re-imaging Campbelltown a good response to the City Deal

The release of the Re-imagining Campbelltown proposal by Campbelltown City Council is an excellent response to the Western Sydney City Deal.

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Commercial
Feb 23 2018
Victoria Govt Pushes Ahead with Apple Store

A day after plans to scuttle Melbourne's proposed Apple flagship store failed, the government says it is pushing on with the controversial development.

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Residential
Feb 13 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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