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    News Archive for November 2017

    Kingspan’s tapered roofing system achieves low profile design intent at new Moe rail hub

    The Rail Precinct Revitalisation Project in the small Gippsland town of Moe in Victoria has created a beautifully designed urban space for the local community.


    Peel Away used to strip state heritage-listed steel water tank in Sydney’s North

    Refurbishments to the heritage-listed Chatswood Reservoir saw Peel Away used to strip layers of paint and industrial coatings to make way for a fresh new coat on the steel water tank.


    Multiple design goals met in oversized curved glass application at Waverley Residence

    Bent and Curved Glass (BCG) manufactured and supplied large format curved glass panels for a high-end residential project in Waverley, Sydney.


    New whitepaper helps architects and specifiers understand considerations for specifying long-span roofing

    The benefits of long-span roofing products within the commercial sector offer the market economical and practical solutions. Single skin sheeting and insulated panel systems provide the best solutions. A new whitepaper, commissioned by steel roofing experts Bondor, has been released outlining the considerations for long-span roofing in the commercial sector.


    Heritage building preservation vs sustainability? Conflict isn't inevitable

    Contemporary preservation philosophy in Western cultures has been around for 140 years, and sustainable development for 30. Are the principles compatible or in conflict?


    An ideal alternative to highly flammable composite aluminium cladding

    A new whitepaper by aluminium cladding experts, DECO, has been released on the dangers of polyethylene composite cladding and the alternatives available to the market.


    Kingspan BioDisc® Wastewater Treatment Plant: A compact and cost-effective wastewater system for 300 workers

    Kingspan, working with the main plumbing contractor, installed a Twin BM BioDisc® Wastewater Treatment Plant at the Byerwen Coalmine in Suttor, Queensland.


    BVN-designed Frasers Property HQ scores very rare GOLD rating for WELL

    Frasers Property Australia’s new headquarters in Rhodes Corporate Park in NSW has achieved a WELL Building certification, with a GOLD rating.


    Open House Melbourne to host event at Melbourne Design Week 2018

    Melbourne Design Week will return for its second iteration in March 2018. Among its ten-day program is Open State, an event presented by Open House Melbourne.


    US scientists develop fully-functional solar power generating glass windows

    Glass windows capable of converting sunlight into electricity at a high efficiency have been developed by scientists at the U.S. Department of Energy's National Renewable Energy Laboratory (NREL).


    100-room, art-inspired hotel opens in Box Hill

    The newest hotel in the Art Series is The Chen, designed by Peddle Thorp Architects.


    "We should aim to have a longer collective memory of lessons learnt": Jacqueline Urford

    With 25 years of experience, Jacqueline Urford has led architectural teams on a range of award-winning projects from urban design and master planning, to interior design, refurbishment and adaptive re-use. Jacqueline speaks to Architecture & Design about Harry Seidler, her influences, art, designing in Sydney and what good design solutions really look like.


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