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Glass Design Will Protect Building from Bomb Explosions
Buildings
Tuesday October 13 2020

Glass Design Will Protect Building from Bomb Explosions

A new design technique will protect people in iconic buildings from glass related injuries in the event of a bomb explosion, researchers from Queensland University of...

Can Architecture Help Counter Terrorism?
Public
Tuesday September 15 2020

Can Architecture Help Counter Terrorism?

With the ongoing threat of terrorism, efforts to make public spaces more secure have ramped up significantly. But when it comes to increasing security measures, does...

Security and Architecture of Fear
Commercial
Thursday March 19 2020

Security and Architecture of Fear

Since 9/11, designing for increased security needs has taken on a whole new dimension, but is safety coming at the cost of architecture?

Australian Airport Security Boosted After Terror Plot
Commercial
Tuesday August 1 2017

Australian Airport Security Boosted After Terror Plot

Screening at Australian airports has intensified and travellers should expect delays after authorities foiled a terrorist plot to bring down an aircraft using an improvised device.

Blast “Proof” or Blast “Resistant” Engineering
Buildings
Tuesday March 7 2017

Blast “Proof” or Blast “Resistant” Engineering

Recently, the Victorian Police Minister announced the development of a new “blast-proof” and “ram raid-proof” tower in Melbourne CBD which will house 2,500 police over 39...

Major Gap in Canadian Property Insurance Coverage
Strata
Sunday February 12 2017

Major Gap in Canadian Property Insurance Coverage

Terrorism insurance programs need a reset to ensure clients are appropriately covered in light of the continuing shift from attacks on property to attacks on people...

New Safety Design Requirements for Public Spaces
Public
Tuesday January 31 2017

New Safety Design Requirements for Public Spaces

Designers involved in the creation of significant new public buildings and public spaces have new design obligations to consider and integrate into designs.

What Commercial Property Owners Need to Know About Terrorism
Strata
Monday October 10 2016

What Commercial Property Owners Need to Know About Terrorism

For many Australians, the reality that terrorism is having a real impact on our home soil hit home in 2014 when Tori Johnson and Katrina Dawson...

Working Together to Build more Resilient Cities
Green
Friday October 7 2016

Working Together to Build more Resilient Cities

From Accra to Yiwu, 100 cities around the world have taken the challenge of becoming more resilient to the physical, social and economic challenges of the...

Public
20 Jun, 2019
Melbourne's Bourke St gets more Bollards

Additional bollards will be installed in Melbourne's Bourke Street mall to create pedestrian refuges beside tram tracks in case of another vehicle attack.

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