Do Open Plan Offices Really Deliver Productivity?
The trend toward open plan offices continues to gather momentum as companies such as Google, eBay, Goldman Sachs and American Express tear down partitions and open...
Is Free Advice Undermining Your Value?
Part of an architect's work entails offering advice, but at what point should you be paid for your work?
Incorp Announces New National Director of Strategy
Incorp announced former Geyer CEO and Executive Director of Global Business Growth Peter McCamley, has been appointed National Director of Incorp Strategic.
Flaws with Australian Energy-efficient Building Standards
The report has outlined a disturbing number of serious concerns about attitudes and compliance with Australia’s National Construction Code in relation to the energy efficiency requirements...
The Challenge for Tertiary Education Spaces
In early September, I attended the Tertiary Education Management Conference (TEMC) in Cairns.
Ensuring Mobility and Safety in Flooring
Floor finishes can have a significant aesthetic impact within a building and are often selected with the intention to make a statement as to what the...
Landmark Paris Hotel Closes for Renovation
Paris's landmark luxury hotel Le Lutetia, whose guests included Pablo Picasso, Charles de Gaulle and James Joyce, is closing for a three-year renovation following similar makeover...