Can Australia Keep up with its own Construction Needs?
The present state of play.
Developing a Technology Strategy to Capitalise on the Emerging Digital Revolution
New digital technologies like BIM and virtual and augmented reality have the power to transform many aspects of the construction industry, but they have yet to...
Sydney’s Future: Codes or Innovation?
The recent package of draft plans for metro Sydney’s future include a 40-year vision for the whole city and 20-year District Plans for five key areas...
Moving from Idea to Innovation
Many of us have flashes of inspiration from time to time.
Melbourne Beats Sydney For Architecture Innovation
Wind back a decade and your correspondent (then living in South Korea) received predictable responses upon stating the Australian (not American) nature of his nationality.
Australia’s Most Innovative Engineers Unveiled
A gantry which made wrapping piles on a 4.2-kilometre long jetty in a tidal zone faster and safer, a warning system which provides on and off-site...
Why Make Something Ugly When You Can Make it Interesting?
Dennis Paphitis, AESOP’s founder, made this wonderful statement not in regard to his own products, or even his competitors' products.
Where is the Discord in Construction Technology Uptake?
From BIM to prefabrication to drones to big data, areas in which technology either is delivering or has the potential to deliver benefits in design and...
The Future of Digital Construction
Technology is disrupting the construction industry, with new survey methodologies and building techniques as well as innovations around BIM data and 3D models making the construction...
Top 3 Innovations in the Australian Construction Industry
Like many other branches of industry, construction is highly receptive to new technology trends.
Is Regulation Smothering Innovation in Architecture?
By all means the Geelong Library and Heritage Centre represented an example of what can be achieved through true architectural innovation.