Talking Architecture & Design Podcast (Episode 213) - Trivess Moore on how green is low carbon Aluminium and how can it help us reach our carbon targets? Listen Now
My shortlist (0 item)

    News Archive for March 2010

    Alvi Technologies launches personal USB Health Gard CO2 monitors

    USB Health Gard CO2 monitors from Alvi Technologies feature new bio sensor technology, the same as used by BMW/Mercedes in their luxury cars for controlling the IAQ.

    SaniSplit 600 Watt macerator pumps available from Pump Factory

    SaniSplit 600 Watt macerator pumps feature a 600W motor and a patent Split System, meaning that toilets can be unblocked within 2-3 minutes without the need of tools or the disconnection of the WC.

    Wonderful Kitchens uses custom built cabinets in kitchen design by Andrew Dee

    Wonderful Kitchens and designer Andrew Dee helped to transform a dark and rundown kitchen into a much more attractive space, capable of everyday cooking and entertaining.

    Knoll Vibe textiles for high performance upholstery available from Woven Image

    Woven Image is set to release Knoll Vibe upholstery textiles to complement the Arrow and Quill range of textiles.

    Hafele sponsor for emerging interior design practice

    Hafele, represented in Australia by Hafele Australia, offers solutions spanning many industries and countries.

    Japanese architects win 2010 Pritzker Prize

    Kazuyo Sejima and Ryue Nishizawa, partners in the architectural firm, SANAA, have been chosen as the 2010 Laureates of the Pritzker Architecture Prize. This prize is considered the highest honour in architecture and regarded by many as equivalent to the Nobel Prize.

    Rant On . . .

    Polemic? Outrageous? Justified? We bring you the most opinionated and debate-fuelling quotes coughed-up by the world architecture press.

    Environmental win for Melbourne Convention Centre

    THE Melbourne Convention and Exhibition Centre has won the Urban Development Institute of Australia 2010 National Awards for Excellence. The award was presented for the centre's exceptional environmental features, particularly the use of radiant slab heating and cooling and other aspects.

    Engineered stone promises second life

    PRODUCED by Santa Margherita from Italy, Second Life is available in eight colours and is suitable for a range of interior building applications. The product literally gives a second life to natural stone discarded after use in other applications.

    New urban development planned for Gladstone

    A regionalisation plan is being developed for the Fitzroy Region in Queensland and a flagship project to provide affordable housing in Gladstone.

    Melbourne buildings to undergo green retrofits

    The City of Melbourne and the State Government aim to retrofit over two-thirds of Melbourne’s commercial buildings, the largest transformation the city has seen in 160 years.

    Members of the Media invited to ARBS 2010

    The countdown to ARBS 2010 has begun with the exhibition opening its doors from the 12 to 14 April at Sydney Exhibition and Convention Centre.

    Back to Top