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Owners Corporation Fails to Stop Short Stay
Strata
Monday July 25 2016

Owners Corporation Fails to Stop Short Stay

An owners corporation in Victoria has failed in its bid to prevent individual apartment owners from letting their apartments out under short stay arrangements after the...

Does the Building System Fail Home Buyers?
Business
Thursday November 5 2015

Does the Building System Fail Home Buyers?

The reaction to the Docklands fire has left hundreds of consumers in the lurch, forcing us to ask who today's building system truly serves.

Shoddy Imports Imperil Australia’s Buildings
Strata
Tuesday September 8 2015

Shoddy Imports Imperil Australia’s Buildings

A leading member of Australia’s strata industry says cheap, low-quality imports threaten to undermine the quality of the country’s built environment, and has called for regulators...

Floating Parks Take Over City Waterways
Landscaping
Friday August 7 2015

Floating Parks Take Over City Waterways

As dense cities struggle to find space for new buildings and amenities, city waterways are being explored as a platform to facilitate green infrastructure.

Every State Should Review Cladding: Construction Union
Construction
Monday June 22 2015

Every State Should Review Cladding: Construction Union

Every state and territory in Australia should conduct an urgent audit of the use of potentially dangerous aluminium cladding products, the nation’s biggest union says.

Docklands Fire Shines Light on Compliance and Regulation
Business
Friday May 22 2015

Docklands Fire Shines Light on Compliance and Regulation

When the Docklands Lacrosse Apartment Building Fire erupted in November 2014 the photos of the firestorm suggested there was something very strange and wrong.

Lend Lease Achieves a Green Star First – Interiors Rating
Green
Saturday January 3 2015

Lend Lease Achieves a Green Star First – Interiors Rating

Lend Lease has achieved the first rating under the Green Star – Interiors rating tool.

Was Air-Con a Factor in Docklands Apartment Blaze?
Buildings
Tuesday December 23 2014

Was Air-Con a Factor in Docklands Apartment Blaze?

Investigators speculate that construction-related factors may have played a role in expediting the rapid spread of a fire in a high-storey Melbourne apartment complex.

Australia’s First Public CLT Building Opens
Commercial
Thursday June 5 2014

Australia’s First Public CLT Building Opens

A state-of-the-art library that combines traditional books, digital technology and sustainable architecture has opened at Melbourne’s Docklands.