Talking Architecture & Design Podcast (Episode 209) - Eilish Barry, a project leader at Hayball talks about sustainability & designing the perfect precinct Listen Now
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    News Archive for May 2020

    How will the new post-pandemic era transform workplace architecture?

    The coronavirus pandemic will transform the design industry, design practice and designers alike, but perhaps none are more equipped to deal with the challenges that lie ahead.


    Australian architect selected as global design awards judge

    Woods Bagot principal and regional leader for Asia, Steve Trstenjak, has been selected to judge this years’ Dezeen Awards.


    Why coronavirus must not stop Australia creating denser cities

    Stay-at-home orders have meant many people are happy to live in dispersed suburbs with free-standing, single-family homes. Quarantine feels less daunting with a backyard, plenty of storage space to stockpile supplies, and a big living room for morning stretches. Before the crisis, though, Australia was slowly moving toward urban density.


    Sydney fast-tracking the building of new walking and cycling paths

    The building of a number of new walking and cycling pathways has been fast-tracked as part of the City of Sydney’s plan to help people move around while also maintaining physically distancing.


    Fendi floors help contemporary styling meet period detailing at London home

    Two products from the Havwoods Fendi collection of engineered oak flooring were selected for a London, UK residence during a renovation project.


    Barestone helps connect BVN-designed Sydney primary school to local environment

    Cemintel® Barestone fibre cement panels were specified for the All Hallows Catholic Primary School to connect the new building to the surrounding natural environment as well as the original structure.


    Architect builds family home with ‘dream building material’

    Architect Joe El-Sabbagh looked to the works of celebrated US architect Frank Lloyd Wright for inspiration when it came to building a new home for his own family.


    Monier’s solar roofing fits the brief at new luxury display home

    The solar-powered roof from Monier Roofing was specified for the Mayfair as it addressed the energy efficiency and environmental goals of prospective homebuyers.


    Carinya doors create light-filled living spaces in modern Mornington townhouse

    Large-panelled sliding doors and bi-fold doors from Carinya Residential Windows & Doors were used to create light-filled interiors at a contemporary townhouse in Mornington, VIC.


    Does greenwashing make a product truly green?

    Greenwashing is widely prevalent today, and since it does not make a product green, it’s important to do more research about any product to confirm its green credentials.


    Ingenhoven and Architectus to design Mirvac’s 5-Star Green Star 505 George Street

    Mirvac has announced it has received planning consent from the City of Sydney for the proposed mixed-use, residential-led precinct at 505 George St.


    Tiny house floor plans: Top 5 floor plans & designs for tiny homes

    Tiny homes can be anything from a specially built house on wheels, to a caravan, to a teeny house built on land.


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