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    Preparing for the ‘new normal’ with antimicrobial coatings
    Preparing for the ‘new normal’ with antimicrobial coatings

    There is a growing need for agile and resilient engineering solutions with antimicrobial properties to provide better protection against the transmission of microorganisms while reducing the threat of cross-contamination.


    Flammable cladding delays get apartment owners hot under the collar
    Flammable cladding delays get apartment owners hot under the collar

    According to a story in the Sydney Morning Herald (SMH), replacing flammable cladding is causing friction between owners of Sydney apartment buildings while at the same time, imposing large financial burdens on them.


    Jorge Ortega joins Hames Sharley as new principal
    Jorge Ortega joins Hames Sharley as new principal

    Hames Sharley has announced the appointment of Jorge Ortega as principal in their Perth studio.


    Countering terrorism through architecture
    Countering terrorism through architecture

    According to the UNSW, in the fight against global terrorism, architecture has a surprisingly important role to play.


    Mosaic Tiles: Top 3 Mosaic Floor & Wall Tiles in Australia
    Mosaic Tiles: Top 3 Mosaic Floor & Wall Tiles in Australia

    “Small, decorative mosaic tiles date all the way back to Ancient Rome. Historically, they were made from porcelain and clay, but these days they come in glass, natural stone and stainless steel too,” says Christie Wood, design specialist at Beaumont Tiles.


    Boilerhouse Discovery Space designers announced
    Boilerhouse Discovery Space designers announced

    Architectus and James Cubitt Architects will lead the $15 million Boilerhouse Discovery Space, with a multi-disciplinary team collaborating with the University of New England and its community to bring new life and visitors to the former industrial site.


    Genton unveils Reservoir Station project
    Genton unveils Reservoir Station project

    Genton has unveiled the Reservoir Station project, reflecting an emerging importance of built environments.


    NSW subbies owed millions as developers refuse to pay
    NSW subbies owed millions as developers refuse to pay

    NSW construction workers and subcontractors are being ripped off at record rates as greedy builders and developers use the pandemic as an excuse to withhold payments for work already done, warns the CFMEU NSW.


    Coloured Collars
    Coloured Collars

    You may have noticed that the MSM press has recently taken to describing sectors of society by the colour of collars. We investigated and were surprised at the variety of colours now on offer, but disappointed to find that there was not one singled out for designers or architects.


    2020 Good Design Awards honour DecoDeck timber look aluminium decking
    2020 Good Design Awards honour DecoDeck timber look aluminium decking

    DecoDeck, the revolutionary timber-look aluminium decking system from DECO Australia was honoured at the 2020 Australian Good Design Awards.


    Operable walls with robust doors installed at Brisbane church
    Operable walls with robust doors installed at Brisbane church

    Operable walls from Bildspec Distributors were successfully installed at the Brisbane Slavic Baptist Church, expanding the geographical reach of the company beyond NSW and the ACT.


    Aodeli launches new formal CPD presentation on cladding compliance
    Aodeli launches new formal CPD presentation on cladding compliance

    To provide much needed clarity on this issue, Aodeli Australia has launched a new formal CPD presentation titled ‘Aluminium & Compliancy Today’.


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