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    News Archive for October 2019

    Philip Thalis to speak at Sustainability Live 2019

    The third annual Sustainability Live conference will return to The Star, Sydney on November 7 with a series of renowned panellists dissecting this year's most important industry issues.

    A ‘leafy sanctuary’ designed for Toorak

    Developer Sterling Global has revealed the design for Heyington, a project of 12 luxury house-sized apartments in the Melbourne suburb of Toorak.

    Designing for durability, longevity and sustainability with James Hardie

    A key factor in designing sustainable spaces is specifying materials that last, add to the durability of the structure and minimise energy requirements of the project.

    Pushing the building envelope: Sustainable facade systems with James Hardie’s RAB™ Board

    Pushing the Building Envelope: Sustainable Facade Systems with James Hardie’s RAB™ Board.

    The Blinky Bill effect: when gum trees are cut down, where do the koalas go?

    There has been an unprecedented increase in the area of blue gum plantations in southern Australia. More koalas may seem like a good thing, but perversely this could ultimately harm their welfare (and the welfare of other native animals and plants), and disrupt the plantation industry.

    Knauf takes the lead in achieving carbon neutrality

    For more than a decade Knauf has reduced its carbon emissions in the complete lifecycle of manufacturing plasterboard in Australia - from the supply of raw materials to end of life.

    Reducing the carbon footprint in Barangaroo project

    Knauf Australia is proud to have been involved with the Barangaroo Development in Sydney, completed in 2015.

    AAA looks at the Darwin High School Tank

    Few buildings have as explicit a relationship to a history of place as the Darwin High School Tank, which is the only remaining vestige of the Vestey's Meatworks that were constructed from 1914-1917.

    Introducing Dyson Airblade 9kJ hand dryers designed for speed and energy efficiency

    Dyson has launched the new Airblade 9kJ, one of the fastest, most energy efficient HEPA-filtered hand dryers in the market.

    Zaha Hadid-Cox designs for new Western Sydney Airport

    Designs for the $5.3 billion Western Sydney International (Nancy Bird Walton) Airport have been released, giving Australians a glimpse of the country’s biggest aviation project in decades.

    Ishigami's Japanese water garden wins inaugural Obel Award

    Japanese architect Junya Ishigami has been named the winner of the inaugural Obel Award for his Art Biotop Water Garden creation.

    Water-based intumescent provides low environmental impact protection at UQ building

    Nullifire S707-120 was specified as a fire protection solution for the Global Change Institute's Living Building located at the University of Queensland (UQ).

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