As a landscape architect, Professor Walter Hood believes that his work operates as a reconciliation process, seeking to assimilate multiple layers of history into the present. Hood is Professor of [...]
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It doesn’t get anymore sustainable than this. Cork, the same stuff that makes bottle stops, is now being applied on a mass scale in building design. Now, this isn’t [...]
Construction tender prices funding Sydney and Melbourne building design projects are poised to rise for several years in the future, as a major incoming pipeline of infrastructure work creates significant [...]
Australian construction companies are calling upon improved technology to achieve improved practices and operations, says a survey of 170 building firms. This finding comes courtesy of the How We [...]
The term Beauty in Scale has never been more appropriate, as a collection of tiny homes have been constructed in Southport on The Gold Coast. Built on properties ranging from [...]
As Australia stands poised to elect its next federal government, both major parties have addressed the issue of nationwide education opportunities, up to and including Vocational Education and Training (VET) [...]
Social housing developments rank among the most valuable forms of housing currently available on the national market. RMIT researchers have found, in fact, that—beyond the financial benefits of this form [...]
An energy efficient home is a happier, healthier home. By and large, those who buy and reside in energy efficient homes live longer, healthier lives in houses that are more [...]
Despite an appeal intended to save the building, the Bidura Metropolitan Remand Centre in Sydney’s Glebe is still destined for demolition, this according to a decision handed down by The [...]
Emerging markets are stepping up to join the battle against heavy carbon emissions, practicing their own valuable carbon-intensive approaches to urbanization. With 60 percent of the world’s cities yet to [...]