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Friday February 22, 2019

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Architects Must Overcome Engineering Detail Challenge
Business
Friday February 15 2019

Architects Must Overcome Engineering Detail Challenge

For many architects in Australia, a core part of their roles involves the ability to think, dream and create.

NSW Building Reform Does Not Go Far Enough: ACA
Business
Thursday February 14 2019

NSW Building Reform Does Not Go Far Enough: ACA

Planned reforms in New South Wales to improve building quality and compliance do not go far enough, a major architecture body says.

Architects in Demand Despite Residential Slowdown
Business
Tuesday January 15 2019

Architects in Demand Despite Residential Slowdown

Despite the residential slowdown, architects remain in demand throughout much of Australia as opportunities emerge for work on commercial and public buildings, the latest report has...

Landscape Architecture Makes Strides in Gender Equity
Business
Thursday January 10 2019

Landscape Architecture Makes Strides in Gender Equity

Australia’s landscape architecture profession is making significant progress in attracting and retaining women, an analysis of Census data has found.

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?

The Language Of War And Destruction Is Being Used To Describe New Apartment In Sydney
Residential
Friday September 14 2018

The Language Of War And Destruction Is Being Used To Describe New Apartment In Sydney

In recent months the emotive language of war and destruction has been blazed across Sydney’s media as ‘battles wage in nearly every suburb’ and there will...

Australian Government Must Strive to Be Model Clients
Business
Monday September 10 2018

Australian Government Must Strive to Be Model Clients

For a contract to design a public facility worth $320,000, one architectural firm reports spending $9,000 simply to prepare their bid.

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.

Business
Feb 14 2019
ACA Gest a New Leader

One of Australia’s leading architecture bodies has appointed its first chief executive officer as it seeks to build its voice within the architecture profession, extend its...

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Business
Jan 16 2019
Australian Institute of Architects Welcomes New CEO

The Australian Institute of Architects has today announced the appointment of Julia Cambage to the position of Chief Executive Officer for the architecture profession’s peak body.

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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
31 Oct, 2018
Architects Must Overcome Engineering Detail Challenge

For many architects in Australia, a core part of their roles involves the ability to think, dream and create.

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Public
14 Sep, 2018
MIT-style University Set for Sydney's West

A Sydney version of famed US technology university the Massachusetts Institute of Technology (MIT) is bound for the multi-billion dollar city being built alongside the new...

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Public
14 Sep, 2018
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.

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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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Public
2 Aug, 2018
Heritage Cloud Over Vic Federation Square

Melbourne's Federation Square is not a "heritage asset", according to Victorian Premier Daniel Andrews, but the site will still be considered for a protection listing.

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Public
31 Jul, 2018
New Adelaide Hospital to Cost $1.8bn

A confidential analysis shows Adelaide's new Women's and Children's Hospital will cost up to $1.8 billion and be restricted to seven storeys at the site of...

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