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How Building Services Can Deliver More Value in Tall Buildings
Engineering
Monday February 1 2016

How Building Services Can Deliver More Value in Tall Buildings

The changing and increasing needs of developers, architects, tenants and cities are challenging the way we design building services for tall buildings.

Are Tall Timber Buildings the Way of the Future?
Buildings
Wednesday January 13 2016

Are Tall Timber Buildings the Way of the Future?

As the push to use materials which are friendlier to the environment and safer, faster, easier and less costly to build with gathers pace, a movement...

Melbourne Gets New Limits on Skyscrapers
Business
Wednesday September 9 2015

Melbourne Gets New Limits on Skyscrapers

Melbourne’s boom in skyscraper construction is set to be reined in as interim new rules limit building heights and give the City’s Council greater say in...

High Rise Fires: Rethinking Exit Strategies
Buildings
Monday March 30 2015

High Rise Fires: Rethinking Exit Strategies

The advent of supertowers coupled with an ageing population have prompted engineers and fire officials to take a fresh look at fire safety and evacuation options...

Energy Savings Are Part of the Process, Not the End Goal
Buildings
Wednesday March 25 2015

Energy Savings Are Part of the Process, Not the End Goal

Building rating schemes deliver energy savings, but they only deliver a “perceived” improvement in air quality.

A More Efficient Air-Con Solution for Tall Buildings
Buildings
Monday February 23 2015

A More Efficient Air-Con Solution for Tall Buildings

Air-conditioning for tall buildings can be a challenge for a number of reasons.

Acoustic Quirks: Stacking Multiple Uses Vertically
Buildings
Sunday February 8 2015

Acoustic Quirks: Stacking Multiple Uses Vertically

As our cities get more populated and land is at an ever bigger premium, the obvious answer is to build upwards. However, stacking different uses vertically...

Tomorrow’s Skyscraper: Trading Height for Purpose
Business
Sunday July 27 2014

Tomorrow’s Skyscraper: Trading Height for Purpose

Historically, height and attractive aesthetics have generally been the features that have conferred landmark status onto some of the world’s most iconic skyscrapers.

Abode318 Prepares to Captivate Melbourne’s Skyline
Residential
Monday March 3 2014

Abode318 Prepares to Captivate Melbourne’s Skyline

A new tower aims to meet the demands of Melbourne residents for lofty living in the city centre.