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    News Archive for November 2018

    INTERNATIONAL SNAPSHOT: Conference centre made by robots; RIBA House of the Year; Frank Gehry's newest building

    This week's international snapshot features a conference centre made by robots in Shanghai, this year's winner of the RIBA House of the Year, and one of Frank Gehry's latest projects.


    Australia’s first Indigenous rooftop farm launched

    Mirvac has joined forces with cultural start-up Yerrabingin to bring to life a unique, Indigenous rooftop farm concept in central Sydney.


    INDE.Awards 2019 entries now open

    Entries open Thursday 29 November 2018, calling on architects and designers to make their mark on the region and establish their voice among the world’s leading design names.


    Getting clean drinking water into remote Indigenous communities means overcoming city thinking

    The water in Indigenous communities is not safe to drink, and they have no reasonable or practical alternatives and no help.


    Faster build time achieved with Longspan insulated panels at Grifols Dublin

    Several products from Kingspan Insulated Panels were specified for the new Grifols International Logistics Centre in Dublin, Ireland.


    4 Kingspan rainwater tanks help Victorian heritage home meet sustainable living goals

    Kingspan Water & Energy manufactured four round rainwater tanks to fit the new basement of a Victorian heritage house.


    Round and curvilinear stainless steel bars designed for Bond Lounge Melbourne

    Britex worked with architecture firm Hachem to design round and curvilinear stainless steel bars during the refurbishment of the Bond Bar in Melbourne.


    Concrete facades to generate electricity with PV cladding

    A new prototype photovoltaic cladding will soon help buildings capture sunlight and generate energy through their facades.


    Community solar project at student housing is an Australian first

    A grant from the City of Sydney helped tenants of a student housing co-operative in Newtown set up a solar power system, overcoming several challenges and barriers in their quest to live a sustainable life.


    Multiplex wins 2018 National Builder award for Optus Stadium

    Leading Australian builder Multiplex won the National Commercial Builder of the Year award at the Master Builders National Excellence in Building and Construction Awards for the construction of Perth’s Optus Stadium.


    Traditional herringbone floor by Havwoods turns Ascot apartment into a luxury home

    A ground floor apartment located in the suburb of Ascot in Queensland was transformed into a stunning and luxurious home with the help of a herringbone timber floor from Havwoods.


    12 decorative pearlescent powdercoat colours from Dulux

    Dulux Powder Coatings introduces the Duratec Eternity powdercoat range recommended for commercial and residential applications.


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