27-29 Oct 2020
Melbourne Convention & Exhibition Centre

Industry News

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.

From cubicles to collaboration: the evolution of workplace design

The evolution of our workplaces over the last century has seen functional offices of the past transform beyond recognition, to focus on collaboration and community, whilst incorporating cutting-edge technology.

Switch to a more efficient and sustainable workplace

Jun 18, 2018 Sustainability

CitySwitch is a free program, supported by the City of Melbourne, that helps commercial office tenants to reduce their environmental footprint and make a positive impact on climate change. Currently, 831 tenancies have signed up covering an impressive 23.6 million sqm.

699 Bourke Street: Responds to its urban context whilst delivering premium office space

Sustainability and Urban Design meet at 699 Bourke Street where architectural firm, Grimshaw, has managed to create a distinctive commercial opportunity incorporating the original design of the Southern Cross Station.

Futurespace wins Good Design Award for PwC office design

Futurespace’s PwC Sydney Client Collaboration Floors at Tower 1, Barangaroo Sydney, has officially won the 2018 Architectural Design Interior Award.

Biophilic design: so much respect for nature we emulate it

Vietnamese architect Vo Trong Nghia wants “to bring nature back to the city”. His scaffold-like bamboo grid structure, Green Ladder (previously installed in Brisbane), is sprinkled with plants, and is the force behind a three-year program of architectural pavilions.

Federal Budget 2018: what has been promised for the architecture, building, construction and design industries?

Jun 12, 2018 Policy & Trends

Australian Treasurer Scott Morrison handed down the 2018/19 Federal Budget in Parliament last month on May 8, with plenty of measures and initiatives impacting the building and construction industries.

On the Lookout: Construction Trends in 2018

The trends impacting today’s construction industry were one of the major highlights the recent DesignBUILD 2018 which concluded on May 4 at the Melbourne Convention and Exhibition Centre.

How digital transformation is creating paperless building sites

New technology is changing the face of building sites— with every construction employee walking around with a smartphone in their pocket, there’s less paper floating around, more apps being utilised and a commitment to sustainability and collaboration.

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