~ 202020 Vision and Australian Institute of Landscape Architects My Park Rules Initiative will provide a $100,000 park to a community in need~ Schools and local communities across Australia have re-imagined their local school yards and community spaces in the hope of winning a ‘dream park’ transformation. With Australian children spending an average of 20% […]
In an increasingly built-up urban environment, green spaces where people are able to congregate and find respite from concrete and asphalt are an important and necessary feature.
Exhibition and Event Association of Australasia The Exhibition and Event Association of Australasia (EEAA) has celebrated the end of the trade and consumer exhibition season with the announcement of the 2015 Awards for Excellence winners at Doltone House – Jones Bay Wharf. The event was attended by almost 300 people representing Organisers, Association Organisers, Venues […]
Kalleske Wines from South Australia took out the Banksia Gold Sustainability Award at the 27th Annual Awards Presentation. This Award is presented to the Best of the Best of the Banksia Category Awards.
Mobile users in Victoria now have access to reliable information on how to recycle locally. The group received independent evaluation and finalist status in the Smart Technology Category from the Banksia Sustainability Awards judges.
Buildings used to be large, dumb constructions of concrete and steel designed with a specific utility in mind – usually to cram as many people as possible into the smallest possible space without sacrificing safety and productivity. Times have changed with a realisation that great buildings can be self sufficient, operating independently of electricity grids and other infrastructure, and incredibly comfortable.
The annual Festival of Landscape Architecture wrapped up in Melbourne, attracting over 500 festival-goers to more than 30 public and industry events across the city.
Over the past 40 or so years, the changes in the way the construction industry operates have been many – some good, some not so good. However three in particular stand out, and bring to mind George Santayana’s proposition: “Progress, far from consisting in change, depends on retentiveness. Those who cannot remember the past are condemned to repeat it.”
While a true appreciation of a building lies in its operational and experiential value, first impressions still count.
Spring traditionally brings the promise of new life, and likewise on the interiors front, the season customarily calls for a refresh.