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    News Archive for April 2020

    Cowdroy’s Coronavirus update: Business as usual with the right safeguards

    We have been actively monitoring and managing risks associated with the outbreak of the Coronavirus (COVID-19) for our staff, customers and business partners.


    The implications of the coronavirus for architecture

    The global lockdown caused by the coronavirus has brought the shortcomings and social inequality inherent in modern housing into stark relief. This presents architects with an opportunity to learn some important lessons for their future work. Valentin Bourdon, who is currently completing his thesis at EPFL on the collective aspects of housing, offers his thoughts on this issue.


    6 steps towards remaking the homelessness system so it works for young people

    What would happen if we were able to redesign the homelessness services system so homelessness could be decreased and ultimately ended? Our newly released research report sets out an agenda of practical innovations. If implemented systemically, these changes could radically transform Australia’s response to youth homelessness within a decade.


    We need green spaces and better urban design more than ever says UNSW professor

    UNSW associate professor Paul Osmond says buildings and cities need to change after this pandemic and is urging people to soak up nature on balconies, gardens or exercise in parks during COVID-19.


    Life under Lockdown: Anastasia Narkiewicz

    In terms of how her company is finding the new work paradigm at present, Narkiewicz says that “the dynamic pace of change can be challenging but it has highlighted the value of interpersonal interactions and the missed enjoyment of physically working within a team.”


    Copper Glow bricks add bold texture to contemporary extension at pre-war home

    Bricks from PGH Bricks & Pavers played an important role during the construction of a contemporary extension to a pre-war home in Queensland.


    Foamex putting health and safety first during COVID-19

    It is our intention to put the health and safety of all people first, whilst ensuring that we maintain serviceability and productivity at our manufacturing plants across the country.


    Woods Bagot & John McAslan + Partners' new Sydney

    Frasers and Dexus is redeveloping Henry Deane Plaza into a large scale mixed-use development.


    Add value to your business with a retractable roof

    An outdoor space made more comfortable with a retractable roof will definitely add value to offices and hospitality businesses in many ways.


    Hebel wall systems a perfect fit for complex construction projects

    There are several reasons why the Sydney-based multi-award winning design practice, Turner Studio specifies Hebel wall systems across their projects.


    Architectural tile trims for a professional finish to tiling projects

    Combining style, function and durability, architectural tile trims from Amark Group are available in a range of profiles and complex shapes as well as designer colours.


    Meet the DIVA of fold and roll portable stages

    The QUATTRO fold and roll portable stage introduced by Select Staging Concepts just seven years ago has achieved great success with thousands of happy clients across Australia.


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