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    The entire editorial department of Architecture & Design is inundated with projects that showcase the best of innovation, sustainability, functionality, and more. Over the years, we have developed a keen eye for what projects are truly worthy of recognition.

    Pavement makers body lays roadmap to put industry on right path for skills and diversity

    The Australian Flexible Pavement Association (AfPA) has called for greater collaboration between Government and industry to address labour and skills shortage as well as gender diversity issues.

    Hassell appoints first female Managing Director

    Hassell has unveiled its first ever female Managing Director, with Australia’s own Liz Westgarth to oversee the practice’s worldwide operation from 1 July 2023.

    APAF’s eighth edition promises architectural showcase

    The Asia Pacific Architecture Festival (APAF) will return to Brisbane from 9 June to celebrate and promote the excellence of architecture in the region.

    Sydney’s latest exclusive address passes $1 billion sales mark

    Lendlease has announced that its affluent One Circular Quay development, designed by the late Kerry Hill, has surpassed $1 billion worth of sales since its launch late last year.

    Leading sustainable specification with Verosol

    When it comes to sustainability, all products are certainly not created equal. And, more to the point, there are significant differences between products that claim similar sustainability credentials. That’s why it’s essential that architects and specifiers opt for products and companies that have achieved verified independent third-party certifications, and undertake voluntary environmental initiatives like stewardship programs.

    A warranty for sustainability: ALPOLIC™ NC/A1

    When Mitsubishi ALPOLIC™ NC/A1 was released in Australia four years ago, it immediately became a game changer in the non-combustible cladding space. Designed and manufactured specifically for the Australian market by Mitsubishi in close collaboration with Network Architectural, the product set new standards when it comes to quality and life expectancy.

    Recycling aluminium composite panels made easy with Network Architectural and PanelCycle

    Just as the concept of sustainability has evolved over the years, so has the idea of environmental leadership. The sense of accountability across the architecture and design community has matured significantly; thoughtful ESG strategies are on the rise, decarbonisation efforts guide business strategies across the industry and the era of transparency has bid farewell to the years of greenwashing.

    AODELI Australia expands Melbourne business development team

    AODELI Australia, the leading manufacturer of ‘Fire Safe’ aluminium facade cladding solutions (AODELI), announces that Anil Khanna has joined the Melbourne team as Business Development Manager.

    ATDC’s portable barriers provide access control at new performance centre

    These steel barriers are portable, trackless, relocatable and lockable, and serve as a very effective access control device.

    Plants can remove petrol toxins from indoor air: UTS study

    A world-first study conducted by the University of Technology Sydney (UTS) in partnership with leading indoor plantscaping solutions company, Ambius reveals that plants have the ability to remove cancer-causing petrol toxins from indoor spaces.

    Mirvac strikes agreement with Japanese developer for Melbourne CBD project

    Mirvac’s in-house design and construction teams will work alongside Japanese Real Estate entity Daibiru on its new 7 Spencer Street development in the wake of the company investing in a 50 percent share of the project.

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