Industry News

Choosing tapware that looks good and lasts

The kitchen tap is one of the hardest working pieces of equipment in a residential property. From filling the kettle to washing up, it is used constantly throughout every day. Therefore it is essential for your next project to choose taps that not only look good, but are built to last.

The ambiance of a traditional wood fire, none of the hassles

Humanity has been fascinated by fire since we discovered it kept us warm and helped us to cook. Eventually, better fireplace designs transformed fire into not only a source of warmth but an aesthetic addition to a room.

First CLT residential development completed in NSW

The first residential construction made from Cross Laminated Timber (CLT) has been completed by Holz DC in NSW.

New residential projects in Open House Melbourne

Jul 17, 2018 Architecture

Open House Melbourne returns each year to offer architecture fans a chance to take a peek inside some of Melbourne’s most notable architect designed homes.

Nightingale 1 brings utopian living to Brunswick

Jul 16, 2018 Architecture

Early this year saw the successful launch of Nightingale Housing’s Nightingale 1, in Melbourne’s Brunswick.

Innovative ideas for prefab buildings in Australia

Prefabricated building in Australia is an increasingly growing trend. In fact, modular and offsite construction now represents 3% of Australia’s building and construction industry, contributing $150 billion to the economy.

Thinking outside four walls: Australia’s newest top 5 apartment developments

With more buyers shunning the quarter-acre Australian dream for apartment living, the chase is on for developers to cater to a growing market. Add to this a rapidly rising population, and the need to provide better options for housing is ever increasing.

Going Vertical with inner-city townhouses

Jul 9, 2018 Architecture

As the price of land heads north, so does the height of residential buildings. Where two storeys was once the norm, now it’s common to find homes with at least three levels.

Augmented Reality Building: The Future of the Industry?

Using Augmented Reality in building and construction is one of the top revolutionary innovations across the industry along with prefabricated or modular construction and technological integrations in the supply chain.

Intelligent Prefab using IoT Technology Solutions

Intelligent prefab is on the rise thanks to Internet of Things (IoT) technology solutions. IoT increases speed, performance and quality in every facet of the prefabrication supply chain and the construction process as a whole.