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Six Reasons Modular Construction Makes Sense
Prefabrication
Thursday March 26 2015

Six Reasons Modular Construction Makes Sense

In an industry always looking to improve efficiencies and cut costs, and in a world of finite resources, modular construction makes sense. 

Resourceful Design: Design for Deconstruction
Commercial
Friday August 22 2014

Resourceful Design: Design for Deconstruction

Australia has one of the highest building material-to-landfill rates in the developed world, with up to 40 per cent of our landfill waste coming from construction...

Toilet Rolls Used to Produce Green Building Blocks
Commercial
Wednesday July 24 2013

Toilet Rolls Used to Produce Green Building Blocks

A Filipino architect has created what he claims is one the world's cheapest and most eco-friendly green building blocks using the humble toilet roll as one...

Giant Ventilation Challenge For World Heritage Site
Buildings
Thursday July 11 2013

Giant Ventilation Challenge For World Heritage Site

The new Giant’s Causeway visitor centre has opened in Antrim, Northern Ireland to critical acclaim.

Dubai Landlords Fail to Profit from Sustainability
Strata
Tuesday July 9 2013

Dubai Landlords Fail to Profit from Sustainability

While sustainability features can often confer property with a sizable profit edge, Dubai has thus far proved the exception to this rule, with its leading...

Winery Becomes First Net Zero Campus Green Building
Green
Tuesday July 9 2013

Winery Becomes First Net Zero Campus Green Building

A combination of clever design and the latest sustainable technology has created a state-of-the-art winery in California and the first green building at any university to...

Aussie Properties Lag in Green Building Retrofits
Residential
Monday July 8 2013

Aussie Properties Lag in Green Building Retrofits

Despite the rising popularity of green building in the construction and property sectors, Australian homes continue to lag in the area of sustainability retrofits.

Retail and Hotel Sectors Reap Green Building Benefits
Strata
Wednesday July 3 2013

Retail and Hotel Sectors Reap Green Building Benefits

The US retail and hospitality sectors have stepped up their levels of investment in green building projects in recent years.

Dubai Eco-Retailer Becomes World’s Most Sustainable Building
Strata
Tuesday June 25 2013

Dubai Eco-Retailer Becomes World’s Most Sustainable Building

An eco-friendly retail store in the Gulf state of Dubai has amassed a record-breaking number of LEED points, leading its owners to dub it the "world's...