Talking Architecture & Design Podcast (Episode 98) - Caroma Industrial Designers Luke di Michiel & Andy Grigor talk toilet design, technology, water savings and sustainability Listen Now
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    Roof tiles – the pros and cons of a tiled roof
    Roof tiles – the pros and cons of a tiled roof

    Roof tiles date back to around 2500 BC. Archaeologists have found evidence of a tiled roof around this time in ancient Mesopotamia.


    6 of the best timber cladding options in Australia
    6 of the best timber cladding options in Australia

    Cladding can broadly be defined as material that is attached to a building’s interior or exterior.


    Beautifully renovated fibro houses – before & after shots
    Beautifully renovated fibro houses – before & after shots

    The term ‘fibro’ is short for ‘fibrous cement sheet’. Around the world during the postwar period, and particularly here in Australia, fibro was an extremely popular building product.


    The best modern building materials
    The best modern building materials

    Ever since there were buildings and houses, and ever since they were builders and architects, construction has involved maintaining a series of balances.


    Australia’s best furniture designers
    Australia’s best furniture designers

    From a high point in the years following World War II, Australian furniture has made a significant impact both here and around the globe. Today, our furniture designers are renowned for both their craftsmanship and their openness to a broad range of influences.


    The best and most cost-effective heating solutions
    The best and most cost-effective heating solutions

    Australia’s high energy costs, combined with the desire of many people to be part of the climate change solution, mean it makes sense to find heating solutions that are not only environmentally friendly but also cost-effective.


    The attractions of dual living house plans
    The attractions of dual living house plans

    Sometimes also referred to as dual occupancy homes, dual living homes are currently gaining in popularity across Australia. Unlike several other countries – including Japan, many European nations, and the US – they do not have a long history in this country.


    The latest in office interior design
    The latest in office interior design

    Office interior design is the practise of designing workplaces that are conducive to maximising not only productivity but also the health, safety, well-being, and performance of employees.


    How many houses are in the world?
    How many houses are in the world?

    We know that there are 7.9 billion people in the world, but where do they all live? How many houses are there in the world, how many people live in each house, and home many people are homeless?


    How to bag a house - the best bagged brick ideas
    How to bag a house - the best bagged brick ideas

    Bagging a house is an alternative to rendering that leaves brickwork with a textured layer of imperfection and bumps that, when completed, can either be left as they are or painted over.


    What’s the best 3D House Design software on the market?
    What’s the best 3D House Design software on the market?

    3d house design software is a great way for all interested parties – designers, architects, and builders, as well as owners and their friends – to preview new houses or renovations before they are even started.


    Some of the best architecture photography from around the world
    Some of the best architecture photography from around the world

    Architecture photography is the practice of photographing buildings or other structures with the aim of capturing their design aesthetics.


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