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    News Archive for December 2020

    Joint winners share inaugural $30K digital billboard art prize

    Melbourne-based artists Catherine Clover and Daniel Kotsimbos were announced as the winners of the Fivex Art Prize, the first awards program dedicated to digital billboard art in Australia.

    Andrew Fullgrabe joins Construction Industry Training Board as new CEO

    The Construction Industry Training Board (CITB) announces the appointment of Andrew Fullgrabe as its new Chief Executive.

    New solar electric vehicle set to change the way we design roads

    The era of petrol and EV stations may well be coming to a close as Aptera Motors has introduced a new solar electric vehicle (sEV) designed to offer a range of up to 1600km per full charge, while requiring no charging for most daily use.

    Architecture + Design’s top 12 articles for 2020

    Here is the official list of the month-by-month top articles that appeared in Architecture + Design this year.

    Harking back to ancient Athens, a spectacular new public pavilion is chosen for Sydney’s waterfront

    NSW minister for Planning and Public Spaces Rob Stokes says the design for the new Pier Pavilion at Watermans Cove by architects Jessica Spresser, Peter Besley and in conjunction with Arup, was selected out of 170 entrants for having “timeless appeal and a symbiotic relationship to its surroundings.”

    Up to 90% of electricity from solar and wind the cheapest option by 2030: CSIRO analysis

    With the cost of energy generated from wind and solar now less than coal, the share of Australia’s electricity coming from renewables has reached 23%. The federal government projects the share will reach 50% by 2030.

    $194M works fast-tracked in $2B New Epping urban renewal project

    Melbourne-based private property development group Riverlee collaborated with the City of Whittlesea and government agencies to help fast-track various permits for their $2-billion mixed-use development, New Epping.

    DECO Australia opens new show-stopping display centre

    The new DECO Innovation Centre has been designed as a display space that pushes the boundaries of showroom design and highlights the versatility of DECO Australia’s broad range of products.

    City of Parramatta Lord Mayor welcomes new Sydney Uni campus in Westmead

    The NSW Government has partnered with the University of Sydney to establish a new multidisciplinary campus in Westmead in the heart of Western Sydney.

    Anston pool coping used to stunning effect in Elwood home

    A stunning pool featuring a chunky edge is the highlight of the courtyard at a suburban residential home in Elwood, VIC.

    Timber look battens envelope luxury townhouse in Manly

    Ever Art Wood timber look aluminium battens from Covet International have been featured all around a luxury townhouse in Manly, NSW.

    Episode 62: Dr. Steve Cummings from Caroma talks about the importance of designing for dignity in aged care

    Dr. Steve Cummings Director Innovation, GWA Group, owners of the Caroma brand of bathroom products, a brand just about everyone in Australia is familiar with.

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