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    New technology to overhaul design process

    Acer last week unveiled their all-new SpatialLabs technology, a groundbreaking piece of software that effectively lifts content off the laptop screen to be viewed and rendered in 3D, without the use of a headset.


    Going electric and banning new petrol-powered cars could be Australia’s next big light bulb moment

    In 2007 Malcolm Turnbull turned off an industry’s life support without blinking. The industry made light bulbs, of the traditional kind; so energy-inefficient they lost most of it as heat.


    The colours inspired by world famous gardens

    Based on ten of the most talked-about and photographed gardens in the world, new colour palettes unique to each garden showcase the key colours that make each garden so recognisable.


    Re-cladding our ageing buildings is like mass vaccinations: we need both fast

    With the materials on our existing buildings declining, the risk of fire within these dwellings reaching catastrophic levels.


    The lesson for Australia out of Victoria's property tax hikes: two out of three ain't bad

    Victorian treasurer Tim Pallas’s three-pronged strategy to raise an extra A$2.7 billion in property taxes over the next four years is a case of two out of three ain’t bad.


    Webinar on 8 June: Advanced Prefabricated Architecture

    WoodSolutions presents a new webinar that will discuss the key concepts and benefits of architecturally designed prefabricated buildings in Australia.


    Timber shortage not a worry for industry, experts claim

    Despite a massive increase in housing construction demand and decreased supplies on the market, Queensland’s timber industry has been able to withstand these issues, through the implementation of new technologies and expanding businesses, in an attempt to maximise timber volumes for the market.


    Custom balustrades ensure safety at Perth school

    Moddex designed, manufactured and installed a fully customised modular balustrade system for the Honeywood Primary School in suburban Perth, Western Australia.


    Modern framing solutions allow peaceful living in urban settings

    Modern door and window framing solutions from Alspec were selected for their acoustic credentials in the apartments at 101 Maling, Canterbury VIC, enabling residents to live in peace in the middle of a bustling urban environment.


    Stylish and practical – get the best of both worlds with woven vinyl flooring

    WOVN from Signature Floors is a range of woven fabric vinyl flooring that combines on-trend, innovative, colour-rich and sustainable characteristics in one stunning flooring product.


    Alspec framing contributes to La Trobe stadium’s 6 Star Green Star goals

    Several Alspec framing solutions were selected for La Trobe University’s new sports stadium to help create an energy-efficient environment and achieve 6 Star Green Star rating for the facility.


    Tasmanian CLT proves its mettle on a global stage

    Tasmanian CLT is being showcased as part of the Australian Pavilion at Expo 2020 Dubai.


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