Building Designer Prosecuted for Billing Himself as Architect
A building designer has been prosecuted and hit with a heavy fine in NSW for breaching the Architects Act by posing as a professional architect when...
Ensuring a High Performance Future
What does the future look like if we move toward using performance-based solutions and away from the Deemed-to-Satisfy approach?
Here Comes the New Performance-Based Building Code
The National Construction Code is being updated and the proposed changes include quantification of the mandatory Performance Requirements.
Is Mould in Modern Buildings a Sign Of Energy Loss?
Why do modern Australian buildings have condensation and mould?
Rising Sea Levels and Sinking Buildings: What Gives?
According to a recent article in Australian Popular Science, a study of satellite imagery in the aftermath of the first Nepal earthquake has found that part...
Fusing Architecture and Health: Opt for Stairs over Lifts
The ever-evolving world of architecture is in the midst of a movement to promote individual health and well-being.
New Birthing Unit Design to Replicate Home Environment
Many birthing units in Australia and across the world are being rebuilt or redesigned to promote a more natural process of childbirth and reduce the need...