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    News Archive for May 2021

    Discover the Full Lineup for CPD-Live June 2021!

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    Tone Wheeler and Caroline Pidcock win the AIA Leadership in Sustainability Prize

    Architecture & Design columnist Tone Wheeler and former Sustainability Awards judge Caroline Pidcock have been awarded the 2021 Leadership in Sustainability Prize from the Australian Institute of Architects (AIA), as founders of the movement in Australia to demonstrate how sustainability can be delivered in the built environment.


    Kaunitz Yeung recognised for work in underprivileged areas

    Kaunitz Yeung Architecture has been awarded the Union of Architecture’s (UIA’s) Vassilis Sgoutas Prize for Implemented Architecture Serving the Impoverished, for their work in deprived communities.


    After 140 years, researchers have rediscovered an important Aboriginal ceremonial ground in East Gippsland

    After 140 years, researchers have rediscovered an Aboriginal ceremonial ground in Victoria’s East Gippsland. The site was host to the last young men’s initiation ceremony of the Gunaikurnai back in 1884, witnessed by the anthropologist A.W. Howitt.


    archiTALK with Liza Ringdahl, Hayball

    Good design principles coupled with adaptability and flexibility are the foundations of a truly sustainable built environment.


    ProGlide sliding doors perfectly complement curved balconies at luxury apartments

    ProGlide High Performance sliding doors from Alspec were adapted to fit the curved balconies of Bombora Apartments in Cronulla, NSW.


    Cloud Architecture designs terrace house to ‘bend’ to family’s changing needs

    Cloud Architecture Studio conceptualised a new terrace house for a large family in inner Melbourne as an adaptable and flexible collection of spaces capable of ‘bending’ to the needs of the occupants well into the future.


    Keeping your bathroom free of odours and mould

    A bathroom ventilation system is the fastest and most effective way to remove moisture and odours from the bathroom and draw fresh air into the space.


    2021 Built Environment Awards winners announced

    Inner West Council has named the 2021 Built Environment Awards winners, with conservation works to Annandale’s The Abbey designed by Letizia Coppo + Associates taking out the 2021 Marrickville Medal.


    10 films with the best architecture ever seen

    While much of the world’s great architecture is seen through our own eyes or via a still photo, many marvels are also seen behind the film camera lens. So, without further ado and in no particular order, here’s our favourite pieces of architecture seen in the world of film through the ages.


    Treated like dirt: urban soil is often overlooked as a resource

    When you think about soil, you probably think of rolling fields of countryside. But what about urban soil? With city dwellers expected to account for 68% of the world’s population by 2050, this oft forgotten resource is increasingly important.


    Adapting technology to design virus-aware buildings

    One of the immediate impacts the COVID-19 pandemic has and will continue to have on our industry is changes to the specifications on new projects.


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