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    News Archive for May 2020

    New standard to transform Australian homes of the future

    A new standard for Australian homes will help drive the transformation of the housing market to ensure new homes are built to a higher standard which is focused on health, resilience and net zero energy.


    Public to have its say on future of Sydney CBD

    Members of the public can now have their say on a plan that will transform the city skyline and help kickstart Sydney’s post Covid-19 economic recovery.


    Online CPD for practices 2: Safe enduring facades that meet design ambition

    The course will cover the new NCC updates and their impact on the building code in the context of façade cladding selection and façade design.


    The growth of ‘hostile architecture’

    There is a concept within design known as “hostile architecture” which describes attempts to use built environment to modify behaviour. As soon as you learn about this you will start to see it everywhere writes Alex Smale in CBD News recently.


    Coronavirus has changed our sense of place, so together we must re-imagine our cities

    Is it time to re-imagine our fundamental relationship with cities?


    LevantaPark car lifts enhance client experience at Brisbane’s Mercedes-Benz Autohaus

    Advanced vehicle parking lifts from LevantaPark complement the cutting-edge Mercedes-Benz dealership in Brisbane, which opened its doors last August.


    Visual Communications

    Who’s to blame when the ATO makes a $60 billion error? Business people making mistakes filling out the application forms, that’s who they blame.


    Smartly placed doors and windows boost light and airflow at Elwood townhouses

    The light-filled, well-ventilated interiors of the townhouses are a result of the well-positioned awning and sliding windows as well as sliding doors from Carinya.


    Global architecture firm NBBJ acquires ESI Designs

    NBBJ, the world-leading American architecture firm has acquired the globally reputed exponent of experiential design for modern buildings, ESI Design.


    Coming soon: Two new Uridan waterless urinals for tight spaces and added privacy

    Uridan Waterless Solutions will soon be adding two new models to their waterless urinal collection.


    Online CPD for practices 1: Managing water and condensation

    This CPD discusses the impact of water and condensation on the building fabric and cladding within Australia, leading to massive defects.


    Finding the right Australian timber species for your kitchen benchtop

    The kitchen is one of the busiest spaces in the house, which means you need a robust timber species that can stand up to the environment.


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