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    Case study: Central Wollongong Shopping Centre

    Wollongong Central is a major shopping centre in the heart of the Illawarra district just south of Sydney. With a range of stores, services, and events, it’s a highly trafficked and essential part of the shopping scene in the area. The centre was designed by Rice Daubney Architects, who commissioned Rocks On to develop a bespoke round floor tile that created an abstract flower design when laid in a particular pattern and particular colours.


    Case study: Four Mile Beach House

    The Four Mile Beach House project is about seclusion - a private resort and elevated living platform with views of the Coral Sea beneath the tropical beach rainforest canopy. One of the most striking features of the project is its enormous, angular pool. Charles Wright Architects commissioned Rocks On to develop a swimming pool tile that replicated the appearance of the colours of Tahitian waters for the project.


    All in the details: Specifying fire protection for pre-fabricated lightweight construction

    Offering improved speed, efficiency and quality, modular lightweight construction has grown in popularity across Australia. However, the reduced mass of lightweight construction means that conventional fire protection methods may not deliver the required level of fire safety. In addition, mixing and matching wall, floor and ceiling systems can lead to compliance and warranty issues.


    Updated BlueScope Steel environmental product declaration

    BlueScope has released an updated range of Environmental Product Declarations (EPDs) providing an increased level of transparency for the environmental impacts of its products across a range of categories.


    Folio 03: The elements of design

    Welcome to the third edition of Folio, where we explore how materials help to both inspire and create great architecture. A magazine by Brickworks Building Products, each issue sets out to unpick the design thinking behind a selection of exceptional buildings to understand how and why a specific material - be it brick, concrete, timber or tile - was used. Download this free magazine to find out more.


    Signature Studio: Design Book Vol.1

    Signature Floors are pleased to be delivering the best innovations and quality the world can offer, from carpet, carpet tiles, hard floors, resilient floors and custom carpet from the Signature Studio.


    Intelligent flooring for educational environments

    Signature Floors has a deep understanding of the education sector. Not only because we have been serving Australian schools for so long, but also because we foster a culture of curious minds and creative thinkers.


    Tasmanian Timber: Sustainability eBook 2020

    For the past 14 years, Architecture & Design magazine has run the Sustainability Awards – Australia’s oldest national sustainability awards program dedicated to rewarding excellence in sustainability across our built environment. This year, Tasmanian Timber were the proud sponsor of the Multiple Dwelling category.


    Caroma: Sustainability eBook 2020

    For the past 14 years, Architecture & Design magazine has run the Sustainability Awards – Australia’s oldest national sustainability awards program dedicated to rewarding excellence in sustainability across our built environment. This year, Caroma were the proud sponsor of the Emerging Architect/Designer category. Download this eBook to find out more about the nominees and award winners for this category.


    Energy-efficient building envelopes

    In Australia, the building sector accounts for approximately 19% of total energy consumption and 23% of greenhouse gas emissions. Recent changes to Section J of the National Construction Code (NCC) are aiming to turn this around with the goal of reducing emissions and improving energy efficiency by 40% by 2030. Download this whitepaper to find out how this impacts the design and specification of high performing facade systems.


    Quiet Achiever: Reducing environmental noise with acoustic blinds and curtains

    Noise pollution is a serious public health issue. Exposure to prolonged or excessive noise has been shown to cause a range of health problems yet there are more people living closer to transport lines, construction sites, and industrial areas than ever before. Download this whitepaper and learn how the next generation of acoustic blinds and curtains stacks up against conventional noise reduction solutions.


    Pathways to compliance: Understanding cladding and the requirements of the National Construction Code

    Compliance with fire performance requirements is especially important given the recent focus on fire safety in the aftermath if the catastrophic 2017 Grenfell and 2014 Lacrosse tower fires. Download this resource better understand cladding and the requirements of the National Construction Code.


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