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    News Archive for November 2015

    How to choose a ceiling hoist system

    Australia's population is changing and as a result, the architectural design industry is moving towards universal design. The right ceiling hoist system can drastically improve the quality of life of a person who is less able. This article takes a look at the different components of ceiling hoist systems and the different needs they serve.

    The urgent need to design products for health and wellbeing - By Ralph Jorissen

    One of the biggest issues in the built environment today is linked to something that is invisible and completely taken for granted: the air that we breathe.

    Transforming a tired aquatic centre for the future

    A SUPAWOOD CRYSTAL high gloss ceiling has been used to revitalise Mandurah Aquatic and Recreation Centre in WA.

    ATDC’s smart loading dock gates for securing factories, warehouses and distribution centres

    The Australian Trellis Door Company (ATDC) presents smart shipping dock gates for securing factory loading docks, warehouses, hangars, and logistics and distribution centres.

    Futurewood exclusively specified for external cladding at Innova townhouses in Kew, Victoria

    Composite exterior cladding from Futurewood was specified for the Innova townhouse project in Kew, Victoria.

    WMK add sinuous facade skeleton to Brisbane apartments in amended DA

    WMK Architects have altered the façade treatment of their approved 15-storey Brisbane riverside apartment project to align it with the traditional Queenslander vernacular and the engineering of the nearby river bridges.

    Hayball to design first of Melbourne’s new inner city schools

    The Victorian Government has appointed Australian multi-disciplinary design practice Hayball as lead architect on the Richmond Secondary College design project.

    Why engineered composites should be your first choice for a beautiful surface

    Every new interior fit-out or renovation will have a number of finish preferences that a client won’t want to compromise on. Chief among these are the quality of work surfaces in the kitchen and bathrooms. Bench tops, splashbacks, vanities and wall linings are more likely to contribute to the overall aesthetic than any other single element in a room, so it’s important to get surface finishes just right.

    Bentley Guide to BIM Advancement

    The world of architecture, engineering, and construction is changing. New ways of working and new tools are transforming the face of the industry, allowing architects, designers, engineers, and contractors to work more quickly, accurately, and cost effectively.

    Government backs Harper Review recommendations - more mixed use precincts and simpler planning processes on the horizon

    Recommendations from the Harper Review of Competition Policy, which suggests reforms to planning and zoning at state government levels, has received the support of the Federal Government.

    Safetyline Jalousie louvre windows specified at Sydney school for safety, security and ventilation

    Louvre windows from Safetyline Jalousie were specified for St Justin’s school in Oran Park, NSW.

    Spantech completes turnkey contract for Goonellabah Sports and Aquatic Centre

    Spantech was awarded a turnkey contract by the Lismore City Council to design and construct the Goonellabah Sports and Aquatic Centre in Goonellabah, NSW.

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