The Future is Now: How Technology Shapes Design in the New Age

Apr 16, 2015

In the smartphone age, it is easy to take the rapid evolution of technology for granted. How often do we appreciate that it is now possible to connect to anyone on earth, and access an infinite database of human knowledge from a gadget we all carry in our pockets?

TV Lift kits changing home entertainment

Apr 13, 2015

TecHome TV Lift Kits take TV viewing to the next level. They are designed to quietly lift and lower a television out of a cabinet or wall unit with a one touch remote control. The mechanism allows the user to permanently set the ideal height for viewing.

7 key steps to Project Team Integration and optimising BIM

Apr 13, 2015

Productivity in the construction industry is critical to Australia’s growth and the economy. The building and construction industry accounts for 7.8% of Australia’s gross domestic product (GDP), and employs 9.1% of the workforce. At the end of June 2012, the building and construction industry generated $305 billion in total income, incurred $275.4 billion in total expenditure, and employed 950,000 persons.

Boral landscaping and roofing solutions on show at DesignBUILD

Apr 13, 2015

Innovative landscaping solutions and roofing products from Boral will be on display in the inaugural landscaping and outdoor exhibition at DesignBUILD 2015 from April 28 to 30.

Insuring your trade business

Apr 9, 2015

If you’re a self-employed tradie running your business from the back of your ute or van, there are certain insurance policies you should prioritise over others. These are some of the key coverage options you should consider.

Exhibitor Product Information: Viega

Mar 31, 2015

Viega is the world leader in pressing technology and among the leading manufacturers of installation technology. Viega products are used around the world.

Life Cycle Assessment drives sustainability agenda for DesignBUILD

Mar 30, 2015

The Australian Life Cycle Assessment Society (ALCAS), the national peak body for LCA professionals, has announced a series of seminars at DesignBUILD 2015 featuring the latest developments in this emerging field.

Australasian EPD® Programme launches in Australia

Mar 30, 2015

The Australian Life Cycle Assessment Society (ALCAS) announces the launch of the Australasian EPD® Programme in association with the Life Cycle Association of New Zealand (LCANZ).

Democratic design builds community and amenity

Mar 25, 2015

DesignBUILD addresses the growing need for ethical design with the introduction of their Industry Services Pavilion including representatives from Habitat for Humanity, Architects Without Frontiers (AWF), Engineers Without Borders (EWB) & Standards Australia.

Innovation through community engagement, design and infrastructure

Mar 24, 2015

In Australia, we have exceptional skills in science, technology, engineering and design to solve major humanitarian issues. However, there is a global gap in access to appropriate, sustainable engineering services and infrastructure.

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