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    News Archive for April 2024

    How to harness passive heating in your home

    Our homes are just not built to shelter us from the cold like they do the heat, and with gas and electricity prices skyrocketing, this needs to change, and passive heating could be the answer.


    Key-Kompress panels installed for basement car garage in Caulfield home

    Keystone Linings delivered on the vision of In Arc Architects and worked with Leone Constructions on this residential job.


    Sydney Children’s Hospital building reaches major milestone

    Billard Leece Partnership (BLP) says it is proud to have reached the topping out milestone for the Sydney Children’s Hospital Stage 1 & Minderoo Children’s Comprehensive Cancer Centre building in Randwick, which it designed for Health Infrastructure NSW.


    Flexible, practical, sustainable: Hybrid work results in energy costs reduction

    A survey conducted by IWG has found that hybrid work has seen companies who utilise the model cut their energy usage by a fifth, as they pivot towards occupying smaller, more functional floorplates.


    What comes next for workplace design?

    Carr’s desire to interweave innovation and workplace has been expanded upon at the WORKTECH24 Melbourne conference, where a number of stakeholders discussed the future of work as we know it.


    Verosol roller blinds maximise views, achieve climate control in home on the Brisbane River

    Installed overlooking the Brisbane River, roller blinds featuring 203 SilverScreen are helping some lucky new homeowners enjoy their views throughout the long, hot Queensland summers. Established in 2005, Mark Williams Architects is a boutique architectural and interior design studio whose work encompasses a range of different work across the residential, multi-residential, commercial, institutional, educational, and childcare sectors.


    Gone in a puff of smoke: 52,000 sq km of ‘long unburnt’ Australian habitat has vanished in 40 years

    Landscapes that have escaped fire for decades or centuries tend to harbour vital structures for wildlife, such as tree hollows and large logs. But these “long unburnt” habitats can be eliminated by a single blaze.


    Verosol blinds enhance riverside living in luxury Brisbane home

    In designing Dilkera, the award-winning Brisbane studio Shaun Lockyer Architects has created a luxury home that is uniquely attuned to the environment. Because Brisbane is known for its subtropical storms with their heavy rain and high winds, the home required weather protection that could be selectively applied as needed and would not detract from the clean lines.


    Rethink the concept of space with REVEGO pocket systems

    Doing more with less is a challenge that designers and architects face more now than ever before. As high-density housing becomes a growing trend across Australia, the demand for flexibility in design and the use of multifunctional spaces is a must.


    Stronger together: Dreamtime and GH Commercial partnership

    A unique collaboration between Dreamtime Flooring and GH Commercial is bringing Indigenous artwork to life through flooring while supporting First Nations communities in the process. Proud Yorta Yorta man and Managing Director of Dreamtime Flooring Josh Haddock and National Sales Manager at GH Commercial Joel Williamson share more about their work together.


    Modern Windows

    A more comfortable indoor environment, more security, and more energy-efficiency to save on heating and cooling, are some of the expectations of modern windows. While tilt & turn windows and lift-slide sliding doors have been common in Europe for decades, these opening types are fast becoming a much-loved part of Australian homes.


    Quality and easy installation drive selection of Kingspan systems for Mount Hotham ski lodge

    To meet local requirements without compromising on his vision for the property, David selected Kingspan’s KS1000RW trapezoidal roof panel for the roof and Kingspan architectural wall panel plank profile with PIR insulation core for the walls.


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