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    News Archive for June 2020

    Mirvac & FJMT celebrate completion of their ‘Groundscraper’

    Mirvac and FJMT have celebrated the completion of The Foundry, the third new building to be delivered as part of the revitalised technology and innovation hub, South Eveleigh in Sydney.


    How the pandemic is forcing change in the architecture industry

    A fellow architect and educator made a remark recently that architectural education has broadly been the same for 200 years. What a feat it has been, then, to adapt and turn the whole thing on its head in the space of two weeks after COVID-19 lockdown was announced in March.


    Roman Architecture: Famous Buildings from Ancient Rome

    Roman architecture adopted the external language of classical Greek architecture for the purposes of the ancient Romans, but was different from Greek buildings, becoming a new architectural style.


    Professor Jane Burry wins architecture teaching award

    The dean of Swinburne’s School of Design, Professor Jane Burry, has been awarded the 2020 Association for Computer Aided Design in Architecture (ACADIA) Teaching Award of Excellence.


    Tone on Tuesday: On Architecture Schools – Part 1

    “All happy architecture schools are alike; each unhappy architecture school is unhappy in its own way.” Leo Tolstoy, ‘Anna Karenina’ (with apologies).


    Architects to convert Hitler's birthplace into police station with "minimalist architectural language"

    Austrian studio Marte.Marte Architects has revealed its design to convert the building where Adolf Hitler was born in Braunau am Inn into a police headquarters.


    Hachem designs hotel among lavender fields

    Hachem Architects have designed a new $65 million hotel within a lavender farm in Australia's Yarra Valley.


    OMA unveils plans for largest football stadium in the Netherlands

    OMA is planning to build a 63,000-seat stadium in its home city for football club Feyenoord Rotterdam.


    Multi-generational living on the rise

    To enable older occupants to not lose independence, the building could be fitted with doors with barrier free access.


    Entries to Corian® Design Awards 2020 Edition 2 close 30th June

    The Corian® Design Awards has proven to be a successful platform in recognising local designers for their creative use of Corian® solid surface in their field of expertise.


    Expert Panel: Bringing balance to an asymmetrical exterior

    James Hardie Australia discusses with experts about their tips for balancing shapes, textures and colours to help you create a unique home that is also technically feasible.


    Freestanding water chillers for commercial and public spaces

    Enware Australia presents two freestanding water chillers designed to deliver cool, fresh drinking water in commercial and public spaces.


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