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In 2016, DesignBUILD celebrated 30 years as the ultimate industry destination for the architecture, building and design communities.

Professionals in the architecture, design and building industries look to DesignBUILD as the leading source of new products, materials and solution ideas and industry trends. This event served as a vital business platform for suppliers, buyers and distributors to connect, share learnings, and do business. Find Out More

Exhibitor List

Over 300 exhibitors, suppliers and manufacturers showcased their products during DesignBUILD 2016 which helped visitors specify the best products within the industry. See who exhibited in 2016. See The List

More Speakers, More CPD

Our Speaker Series is fully CPD accredited and for the second year in a row, visitors were given the opportunity to learn from the best while earning CPD points. See Full Program

News Feature: The Building Evolution Revolution

Buildings used to be large, dumb constructions of concrete and steel designed with a specific utility in mind. Read More

News Feature: Where is the shade?

Better planning of open and public spaces will enhance our cities liveability in the face of growth. Read More

News Feature: Playful Landscapes

In an increasingly built-up urban environment, green spaces to congregate and find respite in are an important and necessary feature. Read More

News Feature: Sibling Architects -On/Off

Will modern faraday cages become the norm in modern architecture? Sibling Architects decided to explore this concept. Read More