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Gold Coast Skyscraper Reaches for the Stars
Commercial
Wednesday January 18 2017

Gold Coast Skyscraper Reaches for the Stars

Residential towers in the Gold Coast continue to reach new heights as a development application for one of Australia’s tallest buildings is submitted.

How Can Australia Build Great Skyscrapers?
Commercial
Tuesday November 8 2016

How Can Australia Build Great Skyscrapers?

When the City of Sydney released its 20-year growth strategy in July, the centrepiece of the plan revolved around the creation of ‘clusters’ where massive office...

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...

Could Skyscrapers Soon Be Held Together with Glue ?
Business
Wednesday April 6 2016

Could Skyscrapers Soon Be Held Together with Glue ?

Composite materials and adhesives could revolutionise construction and lead to entire towers being glued together, according to American architect Greg Lynn.

Timber Buildings Rise to Record Heights
Commercial
Tuesday April 5 2016

Timber Buildings Rise to Record Heights

Engineered timber products are enabling buildings made from wood to rise to unprecedented heights in the 21st century.

Iconic Melbourne Trouser Towers Draw Online Support
Commercial
Thursday March 31 2016

Iconic Melbourne Trouser Towers Draw Online Support

An online campaign has accused Victoria's planning regime of being "totalitarian" following the rejection of the latest design proposal for 447 Collins St. in Melbourne.

Building Height: Should We Use Storeys or Metres?
Business
Wednesday March 30 2016

Building Height: Should We Use Storeys or Metres?

In the current debate about apartment design standards, the issue of how to determine height is one that has yet to be be fully canvassed.

Fibre Reinforced Concrete Boosts Earthquake Resilience
Structural
Monday January 11 2016

Fibre Reinforced Concrete Boosts Earthquake Resilience

Engineers from the American Midwest have developed a new form of fibre-reinforced concrete that promises to enhance the seismic resistance of high-rises relatively easily and inexpensively.