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    News Archive for March 2012

    The Royal Children's Hospital by Billard Leece Partnership and Bates Smart Architects, Melbourne

    Melbourne's new $1b Royal Children’s Hospital (RCH), designed by joint venture Billard Leece Partnership and Bates Smart Architects (BLBS), with US-based HKS as international advisers, incorporates a subtle collection of design features to create a restorative environment inspired by nature.

    Bleak outlook means building industry to shed jobs: Master Builders survey

    Private sector demand in the broader economy has failed to pick up and as a consequence building industry jobs are at risk, according to Master Builders Australia's March quarter 2012 national survey.

    Building product accreditation scheme needed to stamp out dodgy imports

    The Housing Industry Association (HIA) has announced a campaign to address the problem of non-compliant building products in the residential sector, calling for the establishment of a national building product accreditation scheme.

    Work begins on $300 million East Village, Sydney: design by Turner + Associates, Hassell and Koichi Takada

    Construction has started on a $300 million, 1.6 hectare development in Victoria Park, Sydney which is designed by Turner + Associates, Hassell and Koichi Takada and will include largest elevated gardens in the southern hemisphere.

    The Royal Children's Hospital in Melbourne wins top Dulux Colour Award for 2012

    The Royal Children's Hospital in Melbourne has won the Grand Prix title in the 2012 Dulux Colour Awards for its innovative use of colour in architecture and design.

    Disabled drinking fountains from Britex

    A diverse range of drinking fountains suitable for disabled access are now available from Britex

    Cemintel BareStone external cladding solution chosen for two public projects

    BareStone, an external cladding solution is part of the CeminSeal family of products from CSR Cemintel Fibre Cement Systems.

    Winners announced in 2012 Dulux Colour Awards

    The 2012 Dulux Colour Awards event was held recently at the Regent Theatre in Melbourne with the Royal Children’s Hospital taking home the Grand Prix title.

    Cabot’s relaunch it’s range of interior wood coatings and stains

    Cabot’s recently relaunched range of interior wood coatings and stains are bound to enhance all of the wooden surfaces in your home, from timber floorboards through to furniture

    Konecranes supplies BAE Systems with 23 overhead cranes

    Over the past two years, Konecranes has installed 23 overhead cranes at the BAE Systems shipyard in Williamstown, Melbourne

    New semi-commercial cookers from SMEG

    Smeg has recently developed a new model of semi-commercial freestanding cookers that are perfect for use in the home

    Your Future Home Top 50 sustainable leaders and inspirers

    Your Future home is creating a list of the Top 50 leaders who inspire and are focused on sustainable building in Australia.

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