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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...

Landscaping Trends Reshaping Our Urban Environment
Landscaping
Thursday July 5 2018

Landscaping Trends Reshaping Our Urban Environment

Can you imagine fancy living in 38 acres of forest?

Housing Design and Behaviour Multiply the Benefits of Energy Efficiency
Green
Thursday July 5 2018

Housing Design and Behaviour Multiply the Benefits of Energy Efficiency

Energy efficient design is often assumed to be a matter of ‘build it and they will come’, but this approach isn’t enough to get us to...

Public
Sep 14 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
Sep 12 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
Sep 10 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
Mar 27 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
Jan 19 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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