21-23 Apr 2020
Melbourne Convention & Exhibition Centre

Industry News

DesignBUILD reimagined for the future of the built environment

Sep 25, 2019 DesignBUILD News

In recognition of the changing needs and challenges of the building industry, DesignBUILD 2020 will look towards the future of Australia’s built environment with a renewed focus.

Stay Relevant: How to Handle Rapid Digital Growth

Jun 4, 2019 Technology

Today’s technological trend is rapidly growing and at an increasing rate. It is transforming the building industry landscape with businesses consistently expanding their architectural and engineering capabilities.

Trending Lower: Australian Building Approvals Remain Low Despite a Slight Bounce in 2019

Building approvals are mandated for any future developments as they declare public safety, welfare, and environmental protection.

DesignBUILD 2019: How can architects and urban planners plan for a “big Australia”?

The possibilities associated with re-imagining the Greater Sydney metropolis were explored at DesignBUILD 2019, as experts in architecture and planning talked through how this vision will transform the city and region.

A HEAD FOR HEIGHTS

May 31, 2019 Architecture

Sydney-based Structural Engineer, Angus McFarlane was the Structural Director on the Burj Khalifa in Dubai. Here he shares some of the challenges of working on the tallest human-made object ever built.

Bricks – a natural choice

Bricks are a classic choice for those building a new home or renovating an existing one. A sense of solidity, combined with timeless appeal, allow designers to create new forms, irrespective of colour or finish.

Wattyl announces their Colour Forecast, new BIM tool and highlights GECA certification at DesignBUILD 2019

At DesignBUILD 2019, an informative colour trends presentation took place at the Wattyl booth, where attendees not only got the chance to receive a complimentary color scanner, but also gather a better understanding of the latest trends in design, fashion and lifestyle.

DesignBUILD 2019 | Day three addresses naturalising cities and the use of technology in design and construction

May 16, 2019 Uncategorised

Australia’s industry leaders in architecture, design and construction came together for the final day of DesignBUILD, with sessions focusing on generative design, naturalising cities and the future of construction.

DesignBUILD 2019 | Day Two Wrap Up

May 15, 2019 Uncategorised

Key themes for day 2 of DesignBUILD 2019 included the evolution of smart cities, the role of designers in building regulatory reform and the rise of luxury in the built environment.

Exploring the roles and responsibilities of designers and government in a reformed building regulatory model | DesignBUILD 2019

May 15, 2019 Uncategorised

Bronwyn Weir, Co-author of the Shergold Weir Report and Kath Walters from Dream Planet discussed the opportunities and challenges ahead for architects, engineers and designers at Day 2 of DesignBUILD 2019.

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