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With the construction industry responsible for over 30% of the extraction of natural resources and 25% of all solid waste generated worldwide, there is an increasing need for building materials to be recyclable.
Hames Sharley’s Scotch College Wellbeing and Sports Centre will be one of just three projects in Australia to reach LBC certification upon completion, making it the first school to complete LBC certification at any level.
The National Capital Authority gave the final approval for the demolition, clearing the decks for the $500 million redevelopment of the Australian War Memorial in Canberra.
The Fender Katsalidis-designed Levantine Hill Estate winery building has been completed, marking the design firm’s first rural tourism architecture project.
Brodie Street in Rydalmere is now home to a colourful mural that features native Australian plants and animals, which has breathed new life into the industrial hub’s main shopping strip.
Penrith City Council has announced the acquisition of 16.29 hectares of industrial land in Emu Plains, in an effort to increase local employment opportunities and stimulate the local economy.
ACT’s City Renewal Authority is trialling new urban furniture in Latin America Plaza and Civic Square designed to help keep the city cool and provide shade over the warmer months.
According to the NSW government, it’s raining ‘green dollars’ as communities across the state are set to share in $250 million worth of funding to create a legacy of green and accessible public spaces as part of a program that is the first of its kind for the state.
The Westmead Hospital, Batemans Bay Waterfront Masterplan and The Phoenix Gallery were some of the winning projects at the 2021 NSW Australian Institute of Landscape Architecture (AILA) Awards.
The annual Open House Melbourne returns this year with an invitation to explore, understand and reconnect with the diverse and rapidly growing city.
The concept of biophilia has informed the thinking of many contemporary designers. The ideas are reflected amongst the multi-residential and commercial high rise buildings seen in our cities, with rooftop gardens, planter boxes and plantations lining the exteriors of these places.
Stockland has unveiled its newly upgraded Community Centre at The Willows Retirement Village in Winston Hills, with the $1m million development receiving numerous upgrades and improvements.