Landscape Breaks Ground at DesignBUILD 2015

Nov 25, 2014

The DesignBUILD team are excited to introduce a dedicated landscape area as part of the 2015 event. In partnership with the Australian Institute of Landscape Architects (AILA) and with the support of Outdoor Design Source we will deliver this exciting new showcase to demonstrate the strong fusion of nature and the built environment. Along with the valuable content and plentiful product displays that […]

Hard to get the earned cash: Do we need uniform security of payment laws?

Nov 24, 2014

After all the hard work of setting up your business, finding the clients and doing the job, it’s tough to have to chase the money that should make it all worth while. Yet that is what so many businesses have to do, and the approach across the country varies considerably in how, who and why. […]

The wide world of green building and certification schemes

Nov 24, 2014

In a world full of different green building ratings schemes and ecolabels, it can be a challenge to understand how they all interact and relate to each other. Each country may have multiple different green building ratings schemes, with multiple competing (or complementary) ecolabel programmes that may or may not have a direct relationship with […]

Unlock strategies to success with Builders Bootcamp: 6th & 7th November

Oct 27, 2014

Over two power packed days, unlock strategies to success in business including how to convert more sales and gain the confidence to charge what you’re really worth at Builders Bootcamp.

Melbourne Architecture Annual – Festival on Now

Oct 27, 2014

Melbourne Architecture Annual (MA|A) is a week-long festival that engages with the public to create an open discussion about architecture, city building and sustainable communities.

Not enough classrooms, hospital beds and more: Building forecasts show the gaps

Oct 27, 2014

Birth, starting school, working, ageing. Our community needs its built environment to support them through many stages of life.

New push to re-establish Australian Building and Construction Commission

Oct 2, 2014

Amid rumours of corruption across the Australian construction landscape, building firms and industry bodies have renewed the call to re-establish the Australian Building and Construction Commission.

The Next Generation of Sustainability Begins with Education

Oct 2, 2014

​Sustainable design, building and construction isn’t just about today’s innovations and ideas – it’s also about tomorrow’s possibilities with a focus on educational settings.

Victorian Planning Minister Releases 50,000 New House Lots

Oct 1, 2014

Victorian Planning Minister Matthew Guy believes the release of 50,000 new housing lots will boost Victoria’s economy, ensuring that the supply of land for housing growth remains strong.

DesignBUILD 2014 Wraps Up

Sep 24, 2014

The past three days here in Melbourne have seen a wide array of visitors including builders, designers, architects and specifiers just to name a few.