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).
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.
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.
Standards Australia is the independent and not-for-profit developer of internationally-aligned Australian Standards.
It takes a team to make real change. With increasing challenges, costs and competition, change is exactly what our industry needs.
Businesses are beginning to recognise the importance of an integrated approach to the design, construction and management of their buildings.
New products and technologies from overseas present great opportunities for the sustainable building industry in Australia.
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.
Developing the right environment to foster effective implementation of Building Information Modelling (BIM) requires a significant change initiative for people and organisations.
Fire rated building materials are vital in preventing the spread of fire throughout a building, ensuring the safety of building occupants.