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Thursday October 18, 2018

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German House Prices at Breaking-point
Residential
Wednesday February 22 2017

German House Prices at Breaking-point

Homes in large German cities are between 15 and 30 per cent overpriced, the Bundesbank says.

Australian-made is Better, Except When…
Business
Tuesday November 15 2016

Australian-made is Better, Except When…

Australian-made is better, most people in Australia are likely to say.

Tassie Energy Crisis Shows Passive House Is Relevant in Australia
Residential
Thursday June 2 2016

Tassie Energy Crisis Shows Passive House Is Relevant in Australia

Finally, we got inside the very first certified passivhaus in the world.

The International Passive House Conference
Green
Thursday May 26 2016

The International Passive House Conference

In late April, the 20th International Passive House Conference was held in Darmstadt, Germany. The pilgrimage is made from all over the world by hundreds of...

Germany Boosts Housing with Tax Incentives
Residential
Thursday February 4 2016

Germany Boosts Housing with Tax Incentives

German Chancellor Angela Merkel's cabinet will provide tax incentives to investors who build new flats in urban areas, in a drive to tackle a drastic shortage...

Global Engineering Firm Sees Income Drop
Business
Friday July 31 2015

Global Engineering Firm Sees Income Drop

German engineering giant Siemens says its third-quarter profit is down slightly and predicted a complex year, citing "geopolitical tensions".

Bikini Berlin – Berlin’s New Concept Mall
Commercial
Friday June 19 2015

Bikini Berlin – Berlin’s New Concept Mall

What will global cities look like in the future? How can sustainability and economic development be balanced? How can public areas be integrated with office spaces...

10,000 Evacuated After Bomb Found on Construction Site
Safety
Saturday December 20 2014

10,000 Evacuated After Bomb Found on Construction Site

About 10,000 people have been evacuated after an unexploded 250-kilogram World War II bomb was discovered in a city near the German capital.

German Village goes Off-grid with Renewable Energy
Energy
Tuesday October 28 2014

German Village goes Off-grid with Renewable Energy

If Germany has taken a pioneering though risky role in shifting to renewable energy, then the tiny village of Feldheim - population 150 - is at...

Environment
Feb 28 2018
Germany Bans Diesel Cars

A top German court has ruled in favour of allowing major cities to ban heavily polluting diesel cars, a move likely to hit the value of...

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Business
18 Jan, 2016
Foreign Buyers to Continue Driving Commercial Property

After acquiring more than half of all Australian office towers sold last year, foreign investors are expected to continue to show a strong appetite for commercial...

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