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As of right now, the tallest tower in Australia is Q1 Tower on the Gold Coast. Completed in 2005, the tower is 322.5 metres tall with 78 floors.
These five home designs are proof that modular and prefab designs can be just as exciting and aesthetically pleasing as a traditional build. Keep reading to discover some of the best examples of Australian prefab home design.
Australian interior designers and their associated design companies and decor have always had their work cut out for them.
Back in 1987, the UN-commissioned The Brundtland Report 'Our Common Future' described sustainable development as 'development that meets the needs of the present without compromising the ability of future generations to meet their own needs'.
Did you know the herringbone tile pattern is named after the herring fish for its resemblance to the bone structure of the fish? Or that the Romans used the pattern first on their roads before it became one of the most popular hardwood flooring designs in the world?
Luxury vinyl planks' or tiles distinct performance advantages over hardwood, engineered wood and laminate floors make them one of the most preferred and on-trend flooring choices in the world today.
When you want your home to stand out on your street, begin with a fabulous exterior. Kerb appeal is all about great first impressions that become a talking point and last for a long time.
With the ever-increasing need to lower our carbon footprint and ‘green’ our supply chains, recycled building materials are becoming more and more popular.
The mid-19th century modern (or Modernist) Movement changed how we looked at architectural design forever. To this day, the whole world remains enamoured with Modernist design, which took over architecture, interiors and furniture, cars, planes and even kitchen appliances and medical equipment.
Roof shingles represent an important chapter in the evolution of roofing materials. Up until the middle of the 19th century, wood and slate shingles or clay tiles were commonly used for roofing in Australia and elsewhere. Roofs were also laid by covering the surface with fabric or heavy paper, which was then coated with tar and sprinkled with sand for long-term protection.
Without any doubt, whatsoever, the most efficient way to build a house is to build it inside another house – or shed as the case may be.
From a massive pickle-shaped building to a historic prison tower, and an iconic underground railway station to the Prime Minister’s residence, London is a happy hunting ground for the architectural tourist.