Sydney-based Structural Engineer, Angus McFarlane was the Structural Director on the Burj Khalifa in Dubai. Here he shares some of the challenges of working on the tallest human-made object ever built.
Bricks are a classic choice for those building a new home or renovating an existing one. A sense of solidity, combined with timeless appeal, allow designers to create new forms, irrespective of colour or finish.
Wattyl announces their Colour Forecast, new BIM tool and highlights GECA certification at DesignBUILD 2019
At DesignBUILD 2019, an informative colour trends presentation took place at the Wattyl booth, where attendees not only got the chance to receive a complimentary color scanner, but also gather a better understanding of the latest trends in design, fashion and lifestyle.
DesignBUILD 2019 | Day three addresses naturalising cities and the use of technology in design and construction
Australia’s industry leaders in architecture, design and construction came together for the final day of DesignBUILD, with sessions focusing on generative design, naturalising cities and the future of construction.
Key themes for day 2 of DesignBUILD 2019 included the evolution of smart cities, the role of designers in building regulatory reform and the rise of luxury in the built environment.
Exploring the roles and responsibilities of designers and government in a reformed building regulatory model | DesignBUILD 2019
Bronwyn Weir, Co-author of the Shergold Weir Report and Kath Walters from Dream Planet discussed the opportunities and challenges ahead for architects, engineers and designers at Day 2 of DesignBUILD 2019.
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.
Experts from the architecture, building, construction and design communities today made a commitment to improving and setting new standards across the industry.
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.
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.