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    News Archive for December 2019

    Vinyl Plank Flooring: Top 7 Products and How to Lay

    Luxury vinyl planks' or tiles distinct performance advantages over hardwood, engineered wood and laminate floors make them one of the most preferred and on-trend flooring choices in the world today.


    John McAslan + Partners & Woods Bagot to design new Waterloo Station

    John McAslan + Partners and Woods Bagot will be the architects of the new Sydney Metro Waterloo Station.


    Why Australian road rules should be rewritten to put walking first

    You are walking east on a footpath and come to an unmarked intersection without traffic signals. A vehicle is driving north, across your path. Who has right of way in Australia?


    Exterior Wall Cladding Ideas: 10 Best House Cladding Options

    When you want your home to stand out on your street, begin with a fabulous exterior. Kerb appeal is all about great first impressions that become a talking point and last for a long time.


    Driverless cars: a long way from reality

    Autonomous cars were supposed to be the next big thing in automobile technology.


    Draft changes to Green Star rating tool redefine sustainability

    The Green Building Council of Australia (GBCA) has released draft credits for their Green Star for New Buildings rating tool.


    New Museum for Western Australia now complete

    The New Museum for Western Australia has been completed in the heart of Perth's cultural precinct, designed by global architects Hassell and OMA.


    Book Review: Sydney XXXL by Ed Lippmann

    There is a popular saying in Idaho, a wilderness state in the US northwest, “Please don’t Californicate Idaho!” The meaning is pretty obvious, please don’t spoil nature with over population and overdevelopment. We like it just the way it is so, please, please, don’t tell anyone. Keep Idaho a secret. No one thought to issue the same plea: Please don’t Californicate Sydney. Pity.


    Brian Patrick Keirnan's legacy honoured with architecture award

    The NSW Chapter of the Australian Institute of Architects has announced the Brian Patrick Keirnan Prize, which will be awarded for the first time in 2020.


    The suburbs can help cities in the fight against climate change

    The edges of cities around the world are being devastated by fires and floods. It’s drawing attention to suburban residents and the role they’re playing in exacerbating their exposure to climate change risks.


    Bespoke Australian inspired timber bathroom collection launched

    Caroma has launched a new Australian-inspired timber bathroomware collection designed by Luke Di Michiel, an award-winning industrial designer.


    Optimised sealing system to avoid condensation

    The LAMILUX CI system glass architecture PR60 ensures highly efficient ventilation of glass rebates and controlled drainage of water and condensate through a special sealing system.


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