The first net zero carbon office building in Canberra is now under construction. The 13,200sqm ACT Government Office, designed by Bates Smart, is located in the DKSN precinct in Dickson, [...]
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In an ongoing effort to make residential solar power a reality, Tesla is launching a new "Rent Solar" program. For as little as $50 per month, you get all needed [...]
When it comes to apartment living, parking and car storage is always an issue. And while basement parking and carports are offered at many complexes, Neue Grand by Growland has [...]
Even as more and more business communications and interactions are taking place online, the Australian business scene is still brimming with conferences and trade shows; massive and interactive face to [...]
Recently, representatives of the Ontario Home Builders’ Association (OHBA) conducted a comprehensive housing tour in Copenhagen, Denmark, and Malmö, Sweden. Their goal was to learn some new and useful concepts [...]
The NSW Rural Fire Service has announced that bushfire season has been declared two months in advance of the customary date. On 1 August, a dozen Local Government Areas launched [...]
Major transitions in the state government’s priority development scheme will result in the construction of up to 4000 new apartments in the new $2.1 billion Maroochydore CBD. The Queensland government [...]
The Perth CBD’s core retail precinct is about to get a major makeover. A Notion of Motion was presented at a recent City of Perth council meeting, proposing strategies to [...]
Far from the cool, sterile environments of stereotypically designed households, today’s healthcare facilities are personalised and humanised—while still being healthful, safe and hygienic. According to major research reports on the [...]
This year’s Best Environmentally Sustainable award, and many other Building Design Awards, goes to a Melbourne house that features an abundance of biophilic features and went against the dark roofing [...]