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    News Archive for December 2017

    Clarifying considerations for building construction in a new age

    To find out more about key areas of consideration for material specification in the constantly evolving construction industry, download Construction for a new age of buildings.

    Top ten articles of 2017: From revelations in permanent formwork to first-of-a-kind buildings

    As we come to the close of 2017, we reflect on the year that was. We’ve compiled a snapshot of this year’s highlights, revisiting the top 10 stories from each month. From all of us here at Architecture & Design, we wish you a safe and happy holiday break. We look forward to bringing you more architectural content in 2018.

    A&D’s top ten articles for December: From reinventing the Queenslander to sustainable universities

    As 2017 comes to a close, we look back at the top 10 stories covered in this final month of the year.

    Prefab bathrooms at Central South Yarra apartments fitted with Stiebel Eltron water heaters

    The Central South Yarra apartments in Melbourne, Victoria combine striking architectural design and commanding views with innovative construction methods to create a true residential landmark.

    Entries open for 32nd Dulux Colour Awards

    Celebrate colour once again with the iconic 32nd annual Dulux Colour Awards now open for entry.

    Architectural sector set for slower growth, says IBIS report

    According to the latest IBIS report, the architectural sector has performed reasonably well over the past five years, however there are leaner times ahead, the research group found.

    Australian construction group wins BSI certification

    The CIMIC Group of companies, which includes CPB Contractors, Leighton Asia and Pacific Partnerships, are the first Australian companies to achieve Kitemark certification for excellence in Building Information Modelling (BIM) from the international standards body, the British Standards Institution (BSI).

    StoneSet paving keeping senior living facilities safe and beautiful

    StoneSet Permeable Paving offers a comprehensive range of paving solutions for senior living facilities, retirement homes and nursing homes, all designed to provide a safer and more pleasant experience for residents.

    Designs released for Cox Architecture’s $35m regional “lifestyle resort”

    Designs have been released. The Point Resort Apartments, Cox Architecture’s $35-million “lifestyle resort” in regional Victoria.

    Design Institute of Australia launches 2017 Fee and Salary Survey

    The Design Institute of Australia (DIA) are calling designers of all disciplines to respond to a nationwide Fee and Salary Survey.

    Behind the scenes: Sydney Opera House prepares to reopen Joan Sutherland Theatre

    The first major project in the $273-million Sydney Opera House renewal program, the Joan Sutherland Theatre upgrade, is just weeks away from completion.

    The federal Climate Policy Review: A recipe for business as usual

    The federal government’s newly released Climate Policy Review is hugely disappointing, but far from surprising. It does not depart from what the Turnbull government has been saying for some time: it plans to loosen compliance obligations for emissions-intensive companies even further, reintroduce international carbon offsets, and implement the planned National Energy Guarantee.

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