28-30 Apr 2020
Melbourne Convention and Exhibition Centre

Industry News

Australasian EPD® Programme launches in Australia

Mar 30, 2015 Policy & Trends

The Australian Life Cycle Assessment Society (ALCAS) announces the launch of the Australasian EPD® Programme in association with the Life Cycle Association of New Zealand (LCANZ).

Democratic design builds community and amenity

Mar 25, 2015 Sustainability

This year, DesignBUILD addresses the growing need for ethical design with the introduction of their Industry Services Pavilion, including representatives from Habitat for Humanity Australia, Architects Without Frontiers (AWF), Engineers Without Borders (EWB) and Standards Australia.

Innovation through community engagement, design and infrastructure

Mar 24, 2015 Sustainability

In Australia, we have exceptional skills in science, technology, engineering and design to solve major humanitarian issues. However, there is a global gap in access to appropriate, sustainable engineering services and infrastructure.

The role of Standards in building and construction

Mar 24, 2015 Policy & Trends

Standards Australia is the independent and not-for-profit developer of internationally-aligned Australian Standards.

Collaboration? You heard right. ACIF shares the business case of getting along

It takes a team to make real change. With increasing challenges, costs and competition, change is exactly what our industry needs.

A new approach to facilities from the ground up

Mar 3, 2015 Architecture

Businesses are beginning to recognise the importance of an integrated approach to the design, construction and management of their buildings.

World-class sustainable design on display at DesignBUILD 2015

Feb 26, 2015 DesignBUILD News

New products and technologies from overseas present great opportunities for the sustainable building industry in Australia.

The changing role of Risk in architecture

Feb 22, 2015 Architecture

Donald Bates, Hamish Lyon and Andrew Mackenzie have partnered to explore the changing role of risk in architecture for this year’s National Architecture Conference, which takes place in Melbourne, 14-16 May, 2015.

Getting The Best From BIM – What Can Designers Do?

Developing the right environment to foster effective implementation of Building Information Modelling (BIM) requires a significant change initiative for people and organisations.

Fire-rated materials that are better for you and the environment

Fire rated building materials are vital in preventing the spread of fire throughout a building, ensuring the safety of building occupants.

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