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What Can Australia Learn from Sweden about Prefabrication?
Prefabrication
Wednesday March 14 2018

What Can Australia Learn from Sweden about Prefabrication?

There is nothing outwardly special about the Hammer Band apartment complex in the southern Stockholm (Sweden) suburb of Bandhegan.

Sweden’s Advanced Prefabricated Construction Industry
Prefabrication
Tuesday August 22 2017

Sweden’s Advanced Prefabricated Construction Industry

Sweden is the leading exponent of panelised building systems, with around 80 per cent of its housing incorporating elements prefabricated in factories to reap the construction...

Volvo Goes Carbon Neutral
Environment
Monday January 27 2014

Volvo Goes Carbon Neutral

Heavy machinery manufacturer Volvo claims to have the first construction equipment facility in the world which is both carbon neutral and powered entirely by renewable energy.

Vertical Gardens to Cultivate Sustainable Skyscraper
Residential
Sunday November 3 2013

Vertical Gardens to Cultivate Sustainable Skyscraper

A new concept for a twisted tower and vertical garden city has been unveiled by two Berlin architects.

34-Storey Wooden Skyscraper Proposed for Stockholm
Residential
Tuesday June 25 2013

34-Storey Wooden Skyscraper Proposed for Stockholm

Sweden is hitting new heights in the wooden skyscraper trend with a 34-storey wood building proposed for Stockholm.