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Anger Grows over Fence Plans on Parliament House
Public
Thursday December 8 2016

Anger Grows over Fence Plans on Parliament House

Anger is growing over the government’s plans to erect a 2.6 meter high fence on around the permitter of Parliament House which will limit public access...

Universal Design and Public Space Emergencies
Strata
Wednesday October 21 2015

Universal Design and Public Space Emergencies

Universal design has been a topic of much discussion in recent times. In fact, the Association of Consultants in Access Australia dedicated their recent national conference...

Why So Little Pride in Public Buildings Anymore?
Public
Thursday October 15 2015

Why So Little Pride in Public Buildings Anymore?

In the past, Australia used to invest heavily in the design of its public buildings.

How to Crowdfund Your Next Architecture Project
Business
Tuesday September 1 2015

How to Crowdfund Your Next Architecture Project

Crowdfunding as a way of financing your businesses and projects through donations of money from the public is continuing to grow in popularity. But what opportunities...

How Public Space GEEPs Save Lives
Strata
Friday April 24 2015

How Public Space GEEPs Save Lives

Group Emergency Evacuation Plans, or GEEPs, are critical documents needed for public buildings with visitors unfamiliar with evacuation arrangements. An effective GEEP reduces risk and...

Australia’s First Public CLT Building Opens
Commercial
Thursday June 5 2014

Australia’s First Public CLT Building Opens

A state-of-the-art library that combines traditional books, digital technology and sustainable architecture has opened at Melbourne’s Docklands.

China Bans New Government Buildings
Commercial
Friday July 26 2013

China Bans New Government Buildings

In an extraordinary move, the Chinese government has moved to ban construction of all new government buildings for the next five years and disallow the Communist...