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    News Archive for May 2014

    Cooktown to realise its esplanade vision

    The third round of QLD's $495 million Royalties for the Regions program includes a major upgrade for Cooktown.


    New lightweight roof added to Beira-Rio Stadium just in time for the World Cup

    With the kick off for the 2014 FIFA World Cup less than two weeks away, a new modern steel roof has been built onto the Beira-Rio Stadium in the city of Porto Alegre.


    This self-assembling cottage could be the first house on the moon

    Swedish artist and entrepreneur, Mikael Genberg has launched a crowdfunding initiative to help build the very first house on the lunar surface.


    The week in Architecture and Design: news roundup (May 30)

    A&D journalist Geraldine Chua presents some of the biggest news stories of the week.


    Gyprock plasterboard and cornice inspire home renovation project

    Katie Vagg and her partner Ben Spry were inspired to begin a home renovation project after winning the first Gyprock HomeStyle ‘Share your Style’ prize.


    How to create a cosy winter ambience with selective use of lighting

    Lighting designer and co-founder of ISM Objects, Celina Clarke advises homeowners to get selective about their lighting preferences.


    Konecranes replaces cranes at B&D Doors for safety and compliance

    Konecranes replaced 11 single girder cranes with more efficient models at B&D Doors and Openers’ manufacturing facility in Revesby, Sydney.


    Genetec’s security platform integrating with Vidcie wearable cameras

    Genetec has partnered with Vidcie to provide mobile video surveillance capabilities to law enforcement and security professionals.


    New look DIA colour forecasting service stimulates collaborative forum

    The Design Institute of Australia introduces a new look Colourways colour forecasting service to meet the changing needs of the Australian design industry.


    PIDs trigger peoples playful side says University of Sydney

    A recent study by researchers from the University of Sydney revealed the rather playful behaviour of people when operating public interactive displays.


    IPART identifies $300M potential savings from reducing red tape

    Independent Pricing and Regulatory Tribunal has identified around $300 million worth potential savings for business and the community by reducing red tape.


    Australian property leaders on UDIA Study Tour gain insights about Japan

    Japan’s largest home builder, Sekisui House sponsored the 2014 UDIA Study Tour for 30 Australian property leaders earlier this month.


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