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Industry News

Tech heads: the construction industry’s technology revolution

It’s a sector that turns over $10 trillion globally, but for the construction industry, productivity concerns are a harbinger of doom.

Sustainable Water Storage: Preparing for an Australian Water Crisis

Sustainable water storage and usage is a growing necessity for the Australian building and construction industry in the face of a looming national water crisis.

Warehouse Living

Jul 27, 2018 Architecture

Warehouse living was first introduced to Melbourne in the mid-1970s, when architects Graeme Gunn and Leonard Hayball, converted a furniture warehouse in South Yarra into apartments.

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.

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