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Designers, Beware the Amended Victorian Building Act!
Business
Monday November 28 2016

Designers, Beware the Amended Victorian Building Act!

Victorian Building designers need to be vigilant in their business practices due to the amended Section 16 of the Victorian Building Act 1993 (the Act), which...

Are You Ready to Adopt an Agile Workplace?
Commercial
Tuesday November 1 2016

Are You Ready to Adopt an Agile Workplace?

The appeal of working anywhere, anytime and collaborating with anyone is clearly very strong in modern day workplaces, with more and more agile workspaces popping up...

What’s in a Name? It’s Hard to Say in Fire Safety Design
Buildings
Tuesday October 11 2016

What’s in a Name? It’s Hard to Say in Fire Safety Design

The titles we adopt for fire safety practitioners in our building industry can be perplexing. They were spawned from various noun combinations of Fire, Safety, Protection,...

Parametric Design: Changing “What if” to “I Want”
Commercial
Friday September 23 2016

Parametric Design: Changing “What if” to “I Want”

Antonio Gaudi’s La Sagrada Famiglia in Barcelona is a fascinating structure. Not only has it been under construction since 1882, but it can arguably be considered...

Building Designer or Architect – What’s Best for You?
Business
Monday February 29 2016

Building Designer or Architect – What’s Best for You?

As the Australian building and construction industry has dramatically increased in size in the last two decades, an intense debate has been quietly raging among industry...

How to Get Good Specs Done Fast
Business
Monday August 24 2015

How to Get Good Specs Done Fast

As designers, we need to produce a written specification with each project we do, no matter how small.

Property Professionals in High Demand in 2015
Business
Thursday February 5 2015

Property Professionals in High Demand in 2015

Managers and professionals within the property sector throughout Australia are set to benefit from a robust employment market in 2015, with demand likely to be especially...

Hurricane and Storm Destruction Reclaimed As Furniture
Residential
Wednesday August 20 2014

Hurricane and Storm Destruction Reclaimed As Furniture

Debris from natural disasters and old materials from aged and abandoned buildings are being used to create anew by a host of furniture designers.

Battle of the Furniture Featherweights
Residential
Monday April 7 2014

Battle of the Furniture Featherweights

Designers are beginning to lighten the load of their furniture designs in a bid to reduce resources and costs and serve a mobile market.