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    News Archive for April 2018

    First Sydney apartment block to install solar has halved energy bills

    The first Sydney apartment block to install solar panels, Stucco Cooperative, managed to halve its energy bills over 2017.

    World’s first lab for planning future cities to open at UNSW Sydney

    The City Analytics Lab at the University of New South Wales (UNSW) is the world’s first laboratory dedicated to improving collaboration and information-sharing among agencies responsible for planning and designing smarter, more liveable future cities.

    Elegant and versatile: Hettich’s SlideLine M sliding door fittings

    Hettich Australia presents the SlideLine M, a range of sliding door fittings that combines versatile function with a discreet form that doesn’t interfere with the furniture’s design.

    Prefab is sustainable and affordable, industry leaders argue

    Prefabricated construction could be the answer to Australia's housing affordability crisis - the opinion of industry leaders assembling at DesignBUILD this week.

    Designing the compassionate city to overcome built-in biases and help us live better

    When we design, build, manage, occupy or even just pass through a place, we change it. Whether we are conscious of it or not, these changes can embellish, adorn, colour, tint or taint that place in the eyes of the people who share it

    Top 10 articles for April: From architects turned celebrities to a sustainable timber transformation

    With April behind us, let’s take a look at the top 10 stories covered throughout the month. Click on the title to read the full story, and let us know which ones were your favourites – or what else we should have covered.

    With flying cars coming, should we really be building new roads?

    The Government's pledged billions for new roads. Instead, they should consider flying cars for future infrastructure.

    An architect’s guide to selecting the right printer

    Printers are essential components of any design office. From plans and technical drawings to stunning, presentation-ready renders, large format printers are critical to ensuring a smooth design process and can spell the difference between a project’s failure and success. In light of this, the importance of selecting the most appropriate printer for a practice’s needs cannot be overstated.

    Breakout area at ABN AMRO Bank Sydney gets playful touch with BOLON’s Artisan collection

    Three colours from BOLON’s Artisan flooring collection were selected for the modern breakout area at the Sydney branch of ABN AMRO Bank.

    Coles takes centre-stage at new Perth retail complex with 320m² Kooltherm wall

    A 320-square-metre Kingspan Kooltherm K17 insulation wall is a highlight of the new Coles supermarket at the Trinity Village Centre in Perth, WA.

    Introducing new concrete surface hardener and moisture barrier: Enviro CSH

    Envirosystems Technologies has recently introduced a new concrete surface hardener and moisture barrier, Enviro CSH.

    Waterlogic acquires Unlimited Water in Australia

    Australian water cooler business Unlimited Water has been acquired by Waterlogic Australia.

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