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    News Archive for October 2020

    Leadership changes for the AACA

    AACA CEO Kate Doyle will step down in March 2021 after six years in the role, at the completion of the review of the National Standard of Competency for Architects, a critical project as the Standard is the benchmark for registration as an architect in Australia.


    Novel design ideas & cash grants can reactivate Melbourne’s cafes

    As COVID-19 restrictions ease and Melbourne starts to reactivate and recover, the City of Melbourne wants to welcome Melburnians back to the restaurants and cafes they love.


    Our cities are full of parks, so why are we looking to golf courses for more open space?

    The recent opening of a golf course to the public in the inner north of Melbourne caused a flurry of excitement. Since then, thousands of visitors have explored the expanse of manicured rolling greens, fairways and rough.


    Just 3 more weeks to the 2020 Sustainability Awards

    There is only three weeks to go before this year’s Sustainability Awards.


    Custom water fountain with plaque celebrates Indigenous history

    The Livingstone Shire Council engaged Urban Fountains and Furniture to design and manufacture a water fountain to celebrate Indigenous Australian history for this year’s National Reconciliation Week.


    Customised sneeze barriers for ridesharing vehicles

    Many rideshare and taxi drivers have come up with new strategies to reduce the threat of infections and keep themselves and their passengers safe and protected.


    Polycarbonate panels selected for roof replacement in Barton ACT

    Allplastics Engineering supplied 4.5mm thick matt polycarbonate panels for a roof replacement project in Barton in the Australian Capital Territory.


    MPavillion 2020 + BoardGrove Architects release physical distancing furniture

    In collaboration with Melbourne Fringe’s Fringe Furniture program, the Naomi Milgrom Foundation today released the design for the MPavilion 2020 stool, by local interior designer and architect Holly Board in partnership with Peter Grove, both of BoardGrove Architects.


    WELL Building Institute Formally Launches WELL v2

    Following two years of extensive development, the International WELL Building Institute (IWBI) today formally launched the latest version of the WELL Building Standard – WELL v2.


    CorrAssure program provides long-term corrosion protection to office building

    Remedy Asset Protection (RemedyAP) was engaged by the owner of a commercial office building to identify and provide solutions for several corrosion issues affecting the structure.


    Modular architecture from around the world

    Let's take a look at some of the best modular architecture around the world.


    No cars on Sydney’s streets valued at $2.9 billion, says Wood Bagot

    The impact of reducing cars in Sydney could provide life satisfaction benefits up to $2.9 billion in value and solve the NSW Premier’s priority to increase people’s access to green space, according to a report commissioned by Woods Bagot.


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