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There is a concept within design known as “hostile architecture” which describes attempts to use built environment to modify behaviour. As soon as you learn about this you will start to see it everywhere writes Alex Smale in CBD News recently.
An embassy camp has been formed in response to active logging taking place within the Nambucca State Forest in northern NSW over sites that hold significant cultural value to the local Gumbaynggirr People.
Western Sydney is set for a huge construction boom, with two more projects getting the green light through the NSW government’s Planning System Acceleration Program, adding to the almost 10 others in the tranche of multi-billion dollar ‘shovel-ready’ infrastructure approvals already announced.
Australia’s iconic Mogo Wildlife Park has almost completed construction of a new hospital with the help of funds donated by Atlas Advisors Australia and its investors towards bushfire recovery.
The gaming industry is creating new architecture-related careers, with game developers regularly commissioning architects to design in-game worlds and the emergence of pseudo-virtual architecture consultancies for creating world-building games.
The Australian Sustainable Built Environment Council (ASBEC) has called on Australian governments to build better homes and help Australia’s post-COVID economy.
Charter Hall Group has announced that the Victorian government has approved a site specific Planning Scheme Amendment at 140 Lonsdale Street and Development Approval has been granted for a major upgrade and repositioning of 150 Lonsdale Street.
Hassell has worked with the University of the Sunshine Coast to master plan the new Moreton Bay campus as well as design the architecture, interiors and landscape for its foundation building.
Crown Resorts has marked milestone for its Crown Sydney development, with the topping out of the building marking the completion of vertical construction for the 275m high hotel resort and residences.
A $13.2 billion building and construction stimulus action could stimulate over $30 billion in new economic activity and create more than 100,000 new jobs, according to new economic modelling from Master Builders Australia.
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.
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.