Developing an Effective R&D Strategy for the Built Environment
The Australian construction industry is often criticized for being a low innovation sector.
Systemising Innovation in Construction
There is no single or magic recipe for innovation. Every organization must develop its own unique innovation strategy in response to its own business environment, culture,...
High Rise Timber Can Withstand Fire Hazards
While the use of timber materials in multi-storey buildings has been a perennial source of safety concerns due to their combustible nature and associated fire risks,...
Do Sea Buoys Hold the Key to Space Elevators?
The secret to building elevators which extend far into the heavens could lie in an object as humble and unassuming as the common sea buoy.
Hayball: Australia’s First Employee Owned Architectural Firm
In what is being hailed as an Australian first for the industry, BRW has reported that Hayball has become the first employee owned architecture firm.
Europe’s Second Tallest Tower Nears Completion
Złota 44, a Polish landmark set to become Europe’s second tallest building, is only six months away from completion.
Magnificent Copper Staircase Defies Design Limits
Arup has challenged conventional design to create a unique, three-dimensional perforated staircase as the key centrepiece of a Mediterranean villa.