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.
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’s PwC Sydney Client Collaboration Floors at Tower 1, Barangaroo Sydney, has officially won the 2018 Architectural Design Interior Award.
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?
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.
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.
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.
The latest industry forecasts released recently by the Australian Construction Industry Forum (ACIF), the peak consultative body for building and construction, anticipate continued growth in the sector attributed to infrastructure and non-residential projects.
IoT design for interiors is gaining popularity at a rapid pace. With over 3.58 billion web users worldwide and 4.9 billion unique mobile users, there is high demand for maximum connectivity at all times and in all locations, from offices to homes.
Lets face it, if you engage an architect to renovate or build a new home, the probability is that you’re not looking for something that appears ‘cookie-cutter made’. However, with the cost of real estate heading north, in line with the cost of building, it’s not surprising that architectural briefs err on the side of caution.