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Wednesday September 26, 2018

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Developers Hit Out at Inner Melbourne Planning Restrictions
Business
Monday December 12 2016

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
Zoning
Monday November 28 2016

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
Commercial
Tuesday April 5 2016

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?
Business
Wednesday March 30 2016

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
Business
Wednesday September 9 2015

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?
Business
Thursday September 4 2014

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
Business
Sunday July 27 2014

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
Commercial
Friday August 16 2013

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.