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    News Archive for May 2020

    Mogo Zoo to build new animal hospital

    Australia’s iconic Mogo Wildlife Park has almost completed construction of a new hospital with the help of funds donated by Atlas Advisors Australia and its investors towards bushfire recovery.


    Can playing The Sims turn you into an architect?

    The gaming industry is creating new architecture-related careers, with game developers regularly commissioning architects to design in-game worlds and the emergence of pseudo-virtual architecture consultancies for creating world-building games.


    New CPD presentation to ensure compliance with updated NCC 2019

    Knauf Insulation announces a new online CPD presentation to help architects and designers comply with the changes, following updates to NCC 2019.


    The natural appeal of timber flooring

    Favoured by designers for its aesthetic appeal, and industry for its breadth of application and ease of installation, engineered timber floors create real talking points.


    ASBEC wants better homes built for the post-COVID economy

    The Australian Sustainable Built Environment Council (ASBEC) has called on Australian governments to build better homes and help Australia’s post-COVID economy.


    New ATDC roller shutters allowing excellent ventilation

    The Australian Trellis Door Company (ATDC) has launched a new range of commercial roller shutters designed to provide a high degree of ventilation to the secured area.


    In conversation with Penelope Seidler

    Australian architect, former member of National Gallery of Australia Council and current member of the NGA Foundation Board Penelope Seidler was the wife and professional partner of world-famous Australian architect Harry Seidler and the daughter of the Clive Evatt QC (1900–1984), a prominent barrister and NSW Labor politician.


    Slotted Key-Nirvana acoustic ceiling tiles reduce noise at new winery offices

    Acoustic ceiling tiles from Keystone Linings were installed at the new Bird In Hand Winery offices in South Australia’s Adelaide Hills.


    Hebel impresses at stunning Sydney home with speed of installation

    Significant thermal and acoustic benefits as well as speed of installation were the primary reasons for the selection of Hebel panels during the construction of a new home in Sydney.


    Keeping it green with ASSA ABLOY’s 5-year sustainability program

    ASSA ABLOY’s five-year sustainability program serves as guidance for all energy consumption, carbon emissions and water consumption issues across their global operations.


    Why a retractable roof is better than fabric awnings for your outdoors

    There are quite a few aesthetic and functional solutions to make your outdoor living spaces usable throughout the year without being bothered by the wind, rain or hot sunshine.


    A Zip HydroTap for a hard-working kitchen

    A Victorian terrace home in Sydney’s inner-city suburb of Paddington was completely restored to create a more liveable, stylish and functional space for the owners.


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