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    What workspaces are the best for freelance workers?
    What workspaces are the best for freelance workers?

    The gig economy is offering Australians jobs, but it comes at a cost. These are often temporary positions, where workers are independent and have to take on more risks.


    Designing with heritage: Rothelowman principal
    Designing with heritage: Rothelowman principal

    Complex site constraints provide restrictive parameters for architects to work within, but often create an opportunity for project differentiation.


    When gentrification lacks empathy: a case study
    When gentrification lacks empathy: a case study

    When we parachute into a city, whether for work or leisure, we are more sensitive to contrasts between the familiar places we leave behind and the new places we encounter.


    3 ways virtual reality can improve the design process: QLD architect
    3 ways virtual reality can improve the design process: QLD architect

    A Queensland architect has shared three major benefits of employing virtual reality (VR) technology within a design firm, and how future developments in VR will advance the industry.


    How crowdfunding can connect people to their heritage and community
    How crowdfunding can connect people to their heritage and community

    The glistening white sails of Sydney Opera House and the red brick and bluestone of Geelong’s industrial mills have little in common at first glance. But for both these places crowdfunding has led people to connect with these buildings.


    The state of architecture and design today
    The state of architecture and design today

    Across Asia Pacific, the A+D creative and commercial community is enjoying a particularly favourable position. But, how did we get here?


    Housing the dead: what happens when a city runs out of space?
    Housing the dead: what happens when a city runs out of space?

    Do you know where and how you want to be buried?


    No politician can singlehandedly bring back coal – not even Donald Trump
    No politician can singlehandedly bring back coal – not even Donald Trump

    On the night Donald Trump won the US election, one of the many jubilant supporters featured in the media coverage was 67-year-old Doug Ratliff of Richlands, Virginia.


    Reinventing heritage buildings isn’t new at all – the ancients did it too
    Reinventing heritage buildings isn’t new at all – the ancients did it too

    In any debate on new construction in our urban centres you are likely to hear phrases like sustainable urban planning, adaptive reuse and recycling heritage – so much so that anyone would be forgiven for thinking that these were modern concerns.


    Why we can get over the ‘yuck factor’ when it comes to recycled water
    Why we can get over the ‘yuck factor’ when it comes to recycled water

    In light of climate change and a growing population, water authorities around the world are looking at the treatment of recycled water to achieve water security and sustainability.


    In China, low-speed electric vehicles are driving high-speed urbanisation
    In China, low-speed electric vehicles are driving high-speed urbanisation

    As nations around the world struggle to halt the Earth’s rising temperature, China has made the transition to low-carbon transport a priority.


    In 2017 let's pledge for no unpaid overtime: NSW architect
    In 2017 let's pledge for no unpaid overtime: NSW architect

    What starts in design studios as “all-nighters” to deliver the perfect project can become a culture of long hours and unpaid overtime in the workplace. At best this is a self-destructive tendency, at worst it normalises wage theft in professional practice.


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