Developers Hit Out at Inner Melbourne Planning Restrictions
Property developers in Melbourne have hit out at what they see as a populist attitude on the part of some local councils as moves on the...
Regulating Melbourne’s Skyscraper Jungle
Building height in inner parts of the City of Melbourne will be limited whilst mandatory setbacks and building separation will apply under new planning rules now...
Timber Buildings Rise to Record Heights
Engineered timber products are enabling buildings made from wood to rise to unprecedented heights in the 21st century.
Building Height: Should We Use Storeys or Metres?
In the current debate about apartment design standards, the issue of how to determine height is one that has yet to be be fully canvassed.
Melbourne Gets New Limits on Skyscrapers
Melbourne’s boom in skyscraper construction is set to be reined in as interim new rules limit building heights and give the City’s Council greater say in...
Will Height Limits Stop Huge Brisbane Towers?
Building height limits could derail newly announced plans to build three futuristic towers in Brisbane, according to media reports.
Tomorrow’s Skyscraper: Trading Height for Purpose
Historically, height and attractive aesthetics have generally been the features that have conferred landmark status onto some of the world’s most iconic skyscrapers.
Tall Buildings Shift East
Huge skyscraper construction has undergone a significant shift from developed western nations to Asia and the Middle East, a new report has found.