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Leaning from the Leadership of Asian Cities
Urban Planning
Monday December 5 2016

Leaning from the Leadership of Asian Cities

Many Australian planners and politicians seem to retreat back to comfortable European examples of city form when projecting their visions for the growth of Australian cities.

AIIB to Provide Much Needed Asian Infrastructure Funding
Infrastructure
Monday January 18 2016

AIIB to Provide Much Needed Asian Infrastructure Funding

Chinese President Xi Jinping has launched a new international development bank seen as a rival to the US-led World Bank at a lavish ceremony.

Solution to Feed Future Cities
Urban Planning
Saturday November 7 2015

Solution to Feed Future Cities

There may be a worldwide shift toward floating agriculture as populations rise and the availability of arable soil diminishes.

Australian Architects Look to Capitalise on Emerging Cities
Business
Tuesday November 3 2015

Australian Architects Look to Capitalise on Emerging Cities

As the world’s emerging cities continue to grow, the opportunities for Australian architecture practices to expand into international markets cannot be understated.

Poor IAQ and the Low-tech, Low-cost Solution
Buildings
Thursday April 9 2015

Poor IAQ and the Low-tech, Low-cost Solution

The World Health Organization (WHO) has linked poor IAQ and the inhalation of certain pollutants to a range of cardiovascular and respiratory ailments, including cancer. Tackling...

Asia to See Rise in Asbestos Illness
Safety
Monday March 30 2015

Asia to See Rise in Asbestos Illness

Poor understanding about the danger of asbestos means it is widely used in Asia and will result in thousands of cases of illness in the next...

Asians ‘Not to Blame’ for Australia Property Prices
Residential
Thursday September 11 2014

Asians ‘Not to Blame’ for Australia Property Prices

Asian investors are not to blame for rising property prices in Australia, says the head of ANZ's Australian operations.

Sydney Real Estate Popular with Asian Investors
Strata
Wednesday September 3 2014

Sydney Real Estate Popular with Asian Investors

Asian property investors are scouring Sydney in search of offices to convert into apartments.

Behind Asia’s Insurance Push into Australian Property
Business
Monday September 1 2014

Behind Asia’s Insurance Push into Australian Property

A freeing of regulations in their home countries and a perception of Australia as a good growth economy and a stable place to do business are...