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Buildings Which Give You a Positive Frame of Mind
Architecture
Tuesday March 26 2019

Buildings Which Give You a Positive Frame of Mind

When visitors enter the three-storey Library at the Dock building at Melbourne’s Docklands for the first time, many respond to the building’s natural elements such as...

Innovative Design Bogged Down in Planning
Urban Planning
Friday March 22 2019

Innovative Design Bogged Down in Planning

“I’ve just been rejected in all my applications for new houses in this council.”

Australia Must Build Smaller Aged Care Homes
Architecture
Tuesday January 15 2019

Australia Must Build Smaller Aged Care Homes

Most Australians prefer to live independently as they age for as long as possible.

Apartments Could Be Death Traps for Elderly in Heatwaves
Residential
Friday August 31 2018

Apartments Could Be Death Traps for Elderly in Heatwaves

In the European heat wave of 2003, 14,802 excess fatalities were recorded in France alone as temperatures rose above 37 degrees Celsius for seven consecutive days.

Architects Must be Dynamite on Copyright Protection
Business
Friday August 3 2018

Architects Must be Dynamite on Copyright Protection

In early 2000 and late 2001, Victorian based Barnett Property Group opened two display homes in the Melbourne outer eastern suburbs of Beaconsfield and Rowville respectively...

Beyond Boring Apartments
Residential
Wednesday July 25 2018

Beyond Boring Apartments

“We only want beige.”

Construction Must Change to Meet WELL Standard
Commercial
Wednesday July 25 2018

Construction Must Change to Meet WELL Standard

Over recent years, Australia has improved the environmental quality of new construction in commercial buildings through NABERS ratings and the Green Star standard.

Acoustic Design Considerations for Healthcare Facilities
Public
Friday July 20 2018

Acoustic Design Considerations for Healthcare Facilities

“The care in day surgery was excellent however there is a lot of noise from the clinics which are positioned right beside day surgery where patients...

Public
6 Nov, 2018
Library Design for the Digital Age

In days gone by, much of the role and function of public libraries throughout Australia involved reading and borrowing hard copy books.

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Prefabrication
1 Nov, 2018
Prefab is the Future for School Building

In 1989, I had my first experience with modular school buildings.

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Public
14 Sep, 2018
NT:Designs Wanted for Desert Bike Adventure

The Northern Territory government has invited tenders to design and build a $12 million bicycle trail and luxury camps along the new path in Central Australia.

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Infrastructure
12 Sep, 2018
Value Capture Models Maximise Returns for Infrastructure Projects

Federal and State government, as well as the private sector have a unique opportunity to leverage opportunities associated with Australia’s $70 billion infrastructure spend over the...

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Infrastructure
10 Sep, 2018
$15.8b Melbourne Toll Road Design Released

Melbourne's $15.8 billion North East Link will have twin three-lane tunnels stretching more than five kilometres, and 1.2km of lowered roads, according to new detailed plans.

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Commercial
27 Mar, 2018
SA:RAH Trauma Rooms Designed Too Small

Resuscitation and trauma rooms at the new Royal Adelaide Hospital are not fit for purpose, creating risk for patients, the incoming South Australian government says.

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Residential
19 Jan, 2018
Ryerson Architecture Students Tackle Student Housing Crisis

Ryerson’s Department of Architectural Science (DAS) is hosting this years edition of its annual collaborative exercise, CEx18 DWELL, focused on increasing the housing capacity for students...

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