In the Year 2100…
As Australia grapples with planning the next five or 10-year horizon, it’s worth spending a few moments to think about the world Australia will find itself...
Rethinking Urbanism Through Vertical Cities
With the world’s urban population growing at an unprecedented rate, high-rise buildings will feature prominently in future cities. The concept of the vertical city could be...
Three Futuristic Building Products
As industry professionals strive to develop more sustainable, environmentally-friendly materials, the world of architecture may be heading in a surprising direction.
The Difference Between Green and Sustainable
Though the words “green” and “sustainable” are often used interchangeably, there are several differences between them, meaning that a “green” building is not always “sustainable."
SATIRE: Interview with a Planning Minister
Interviewer: So Minister, we’ve heard a lot about your new planning schemes, can you tell us what’s actually involved?
The World’s Smartest Cities
In terms of smart cities, Europe is the model to follow, but Australia is not far behind with three of its major cities listed among the...
Building Dispute Resolution in the Third Millennium
The use and deployment of construction lawyers in the resolution of building disputes has changed profoundly in the post GFC world.
Delivering the Future: How We Won’t get There in One Piece
The concept of sustainability is not difficult to understand. We live in a world where every action is somehow supported by the natural world, whether that...
Snowy 2.0 a Project for Future, Not Now
The Snowy 2.0 hydro storage expansion plan is a project aimed at meeting Australia's electricity needs in a future with fewer coal-fired power stations.