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    News Archive for August 2014

    Dexion mobile art racking solutions help store Bendigo Art Gallery collections

    Dexion supplied its storage and racking solutions to the Bendigo Art Gallery to help store the gallery’s large collection of exhibits.

    2015 Dulux Colour Forecast inspiring design professionals to embrace colour

    The 2015 Dulux Colour Forecast explores the bonds between the earth, the people, their heritage and creativity in commercial spaces.

    Engineer builds 3D printed concrete castle in his backyard

    Minnesotan engineer Andrey Rundenko has completed the world’s first 3D printed concrete castle in his own backyard.

    Architecture & Design’s top 10 articles of the month – from Gehry to, er, Gehry again

    ​As August comes to an end and we roll into September, we’ve decided to recap the top 10 stories covered this month.

    ABS June quarter report: engineering sector slips, takes Australian construction industry with it

    MBA are confident that prospects for the building industry will remain positive despite the 1.2 per cent fall in construction work done data for the June quarter.

    New HASSELL building is tallest residential tower to receive approval in South Perth in almost 45 years

    A 20 storeys, Pinnacle South Perth is the tallest residential building to be approved by the City of South Perth in almost 45 years.

    Sydney echoes Melbourne; wants new housing solutions and better infrastructure

    ​The results of ‘Sydney Connected’, a city-wide conversation about Sydney’s future, were released 28 August to key decision makers at Sydney Design Event.

    Parliament friendship group to inform better city design

    The ‘Parliamentary Friendship Group for Better Cities’ (PFGBC), a forum for discussion on liveable capital city design, was launched at Parliament House on Wednesday 27 August 2014.

    Houzz launches in Australia

    Consumer-facing home design website Houzz has launched in Australia, promising opportunities for architects to liaise directly with prospective renovators.

    SunCentral System delivers sunlight to dark and shadowy buildings

    Start up company Sun Central has unveiled an autonomous sun-tracking system that distributes full-spectrum sunlight up to 15 metres within multi-storey buildings.

    Digitally fabricated yurt is a portable mini-house for urban nomads

    Scottish outdoor company Trakke has revealed a modern redesign of the traditional Mongolian yurt that has been digitally fabricated to form a lightweight, flat pack shelter.

    3D printing and onsite CNC routing: digitally manufactured homes and interiors

    As ‘The Future Is Here’, a digital manufacturing exhibition hits our shores, we take a closer look at some potentially transformative technology.

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