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Density Vs Sprawl: Which Wins for Sustainability?
Urban Planning
Tuesday April 10 2018

Density Vs Sprawl: Which Wins for Sustainability?

To some, compact urban environments offer advantages in putting greater numbers of people within walking or riding distance of transport connections, employment opportunities and local services.

Australian High Rise Buildings Need to Cut Their Window Dependency
Buildings
Friday August 11 2017

Australian High Rise Buildings Need to Cut Their Window Dependency

Australian high rise buildings are inefficient. They do not run efficiently, they are not comfortable enough, they waste energy, and they contribute to climate change.

Developing National Urban Policies that Have Meaning
Urban Planning
Tuesday June 6 2017

Developing National Urban Policies that Have Meaning

Reforming urban land use regimes need to ensure that they have the flexibility required for the urbanised knowledge economy and are able to channel development in...

My Apartment is too New to Be Haunted…Isn’t it?
Buildings
Wednesday February 15 2017

My Apartment is too New to Be Haunted…Isn’t it?

A man had been in his new inner city apartment on the 10th floor for just under six months. And every morning brought the same unsettling...

Is Timber the Next Disruptor?
Business
Monday December 12 2016

Is Timber the Next Disruptor?

When we hear the word "disruption," we tend to think of Apple’s iPhone destroying Kodak’s business model, Uber taking on the taxi industry or AirBnB reinventing...

Residential Development Isn’t Dead in SE Queensland, it’s Just Different
Residential
Thursday December 8 2016

Residential Development Isn’t Dead in SE Queensland, it’s Just Different

The South-East Queensland construction industry is as busy as it has ever been, even though the headlines are pessimistic about the future. So, what’s the truth...

Looking Ahead to 2017 in Residential Building
Residential
Wednesday December 7 2016

Looking Ahead to 2017 in Residential Building

The end of the year and the impending Christmas break always offers a good opportunity to take stock of the past 12 months and ponder what...

Destination Control Systems: Going Up?
Buildings
Wednesday October 26 2016

Destination Control Systems: Going Up?

New technology means big improvements to passenger lift destination control systems, and these improvements can help speed up travel times, improve efficiency and provide benefit for...

Skyscrapers Not Australia’s Answer to Housing Challenge
Residential
Wednesday September 7 2016

Skyscrapers Not Australia’s Answer to Housing Challenge

As the number of mega apartment complexes being built and under consideration throughout capital cities in Australia grows, a leading architect has warned that skyscrapers are...