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    News Archive for March 2022

    Architecture & Design’s Top 10 Articles for March

    March brought with it wild weather, stunning new developments and a sense of uncertainty that is felt both at home and abroad. Here’s 10 articles to refresh you on the month that was.


    Budget expands deposit scheme for first home buyers: A second-best option, with risks down the road

    With housing affordability set to be a key election issue, the 2022 federal budget expands the scheme the Coalition put forward at the 2019 election to help first home buyers.


    BVN Architecture to lead design of National Aboriginal Art Gallery

    Award-winning global architectural practice BVN Architecture and Alice Springs architecture firm Susan Dugdale & Associates have been awarded the $7.175 million tender to design the National Aboriginal Art Gallery in Alice Springs, Northern Territory.


    Crumb rubber concrete gives new life to discarded tyres

    New research from the University of South Australia and RMIT University could see rubber recycled from used tyres repurposed into concrete for residential constructions.


    NSW Government finalises plans for Western Sydney Aerotropolis

    The NSW Government has unveiled the final Precinct Plan for the Western Sydney Aerotropolis, which will create over 100,000 jobs and 11,400 new homes in its lifetime.


    Capral signs scrap remelting agreement with Tomago Aluminium

    A new agreement signed between Capral Aluminium and Tomago Aluminium, Australia’s largest aluminium smelter will pave the way for Australian manufacturers to access low carbon aluminium.


    ATDC roller doors secure shopfront at CTC North Tamworth

    ATDC has installed their transparent RS7 security roller doors to secure the shopfront at CTC North Tamworth in New South Wales.


    MeTrim aluminium tile trims adding protection and decorative appeal to tiling projects

    When you seek a polished finish for your tiling projects, look no further than MeTrim aluminium tile trims.


    Infrastructure, City Deals headline Frydenberg’s 2022-23 Federal Budget

    Announced by Treasurer Josh Frydenberg when delivering the Federal Budget for 2022-23, the Energy Security and Regional Development Plan allocates $7.1 billion for a number of regional centres for the next 11 years.


    NSW’s draft SEPP hits roadblock with alleged opposition from property developers

    A number of environmentalists have spoken out about property developers in New South Wales opposing the proposed Design and Place State Environmental Planning Policy, which would see all new commercial developments across the state be net zero carbon emissions.


    Fifteen Ideas to Style Your Garden Borders

    Garden edging is a more subtle design element than the sprawling plants that it helps frame. However, it can be just as important.


    Delivering sustainable outcomes with Responsible Steel™

    When you specify steel from a ResponsibleSteel™ certified site, the site has demonstrated responsible sourcing and production practices.


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