21-23 Apr 2020
Melbourne Convention & Exhibition Centre

Industry News

DesignBUILD 2019: A look at the GroundScrew Underpinning from Helical Systems

In addition to an exploration of the evolution of smart cities, the role of designers in building regulatory reform and the rise of luxury in the built environment, DesignBUILD featured numerous innovative products that can be utilized in remedial and new build situations.

DesignBUILD 2019 | Day One Wrap Up

May 14, 2019 Uncategorised

Experts from the architecture, building, construction and design communities today made a commitment to improving and setting new standards across the industry.

Experts discuss urban planning for next generation Australia

Australian experts in planning and architecture are set to discuss how they can not only plan for a big Australia but also planning that caters to the needs of the next generation of Australians.

Shergold-Weir report calls for design detail to make a comeback

Design detail may be the key to improving building standards and outcomes in Australia’s built environment, according to Bronwyn Weir, co-author of the Shergold-Weir report.

Catering to the nation’s desire for luxury property

May 1, 2019 Architecture

Australians’ obsession with luxury is set to continue as the nation is enduring a sustained rise in Ultra High Net Worth Individuals (UHNWI) and High Net Worth Individuals

Smart building materials disrupting the construction industry

The smart materials that are changing the construction industry From insulation used in space research to concrete that heals itself, these are the space age inventions that are becoming reality in the construction industry.

Sustainable Architecture: How to Build a Green City through Green Innovations

Over the years, sustainable architecture has emerged as a primary focus of the modern building industry. It has advanced to become a standard factor in all phases of the building cycle, from planning to future use and even disposal.

Nanomaterials in construction

We have had the bronze and iron eras, could the construction industry now be embarking on what will be known as the nano era?

The interactive ‘Materials in Mind’ pod educating on sustainability

Apr 26, 2019 Sustainability

Staying true to their vision and purpose of providing solutions for sustainable consumption and production, GECA have created an interactive pod to experience and learn more about sustainability.

DesignBUILD 2019: Q+A with Pia Argiratos

Apr 24, 2019 DesignBUILD News

For over three decades, DesignBUILD has supported Australia’s architecture, building, construction and design communities, as the industry’s only trade event dedicated to showcasing the latest in design and construction product and materials.

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