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    Transparent solar panels and quantum dots will harvest energy on architectural scale
    Transparent solar panels and quantum dots will harvest energy on architectural scale

    Researchers have set a new efficiency record for color-neutral, transparent solar cells by achieving 8.1% efficiency and 43.3% transparency with an organic, or carbon-based design rather than conventional silicon.


    VenhoevenCS and Ateliers 2/3/4/ win competition to design the Aquatic Center for Paris 2024 Olympics
    VenhoevenCS and Ateliers 2/3/4/ win competition to design the Aquatic Center for Paris 2024 Olympics

    Dutch architectural office VenhoevenCS with its French partner Ateliers 2/3/4/ have won the competition to design the Aquatics Centre for the Olympics Games of 2024 in Paris.


    COVID-19 has shown future of aged care must include better housing design, says RMIT
    COVID-19 has shown future of aged care must include better housing design, says RMIT

    Pragmatic housing design features are vital to enable older people to stay home longer, have greater independence and reduce the cost of age care services, according to a new RMIT University report.


    Hassell's University of Western Australia EZONE
    Hassell's University of Western Australia EZONE

    EZONE UWA Student Hub is a shared precinct for the EMS community and their partners, providing a new western gateway into the University of Western Australia Crawley Campus.


    SOM Designs COVID-Responsive Pop-Up School
    SOM Designs COVID-Responsive Pop-Up School

    Global design practice Skidmore, Owings & Merrill have created a modular pop-up classroom in response to COVID-19.


    AJH + Architects turn ‘The Abbey’ into a heavenly housing development
    AJH + Architects turn ‘The Abbey’ into a heavenly housing development

    A heritage-listed 1920s-built church - ‘The Abbey’ - located just a block from Cronulla’s iconic Shelly Beach is being transformed into a boutique residential community.


    Peter Colquhoun opens 2020 Sustainability Awards registrations
    Peter Colquhoun opens 2020 Sustainability Awards registrations

    For the last 14 years, well-known media personality Peter Colquhoun has been the resident architect on Australia's number one lifestyle show Better Homes and Gardens.


    Voting open in People’s Choice for the 2020 New South Wales Country Division Architecture Awards
    Voting open in People’s Choice for the 2020 New South Wales Country Division Architecture Awards

    Celebrating quality and diversity of architectural design from across regional and country New South Wales, the public can now choose their favourite from the 42 projects in the running for the 2020 NSW Country Division Architecture Awards.


    Sustainability Summit set to be bigger and better in 2020
    Sustainability Summit set to be bigger and better in 2020

    After the events of the Australian summer of 2019-20 – fires, floods and the associated pain and cost of these tragedies and now with the issues surrounding COVID-19, the 2020 Sustainability Summit this year will be bigger and better than ever by going international as well as providing 5 fully-accredited CPD points.


    How cigarette butts can be recycled into bricks
    How cigarette butts can be recycled into bricks

    Researchers have shown how industries could work together to recycle cigarette butts into bricks, in a step-by-step implementation plan for saving energy and solving a global littering problem.


    Students team up to solve Australia's housing affordability
    Students team up to solve Australia's housing affordability

    An Australian-first inter-University design competition saw Architecture, Engineering and Construction (AEC) students team up to deliver built environment design solutions to solve Australia’s housing affordability challenges.


    Flammable cladding delays get apartment owners hot under the collar
    Flammable cladding delays get apartment owners hot under the collar

    According to a story in the Sydney Morning Herald (SMH), replacing flammable cladding is causing friction between owners of Sydney apartment buildings while at the same time, imposing large financial burdens on them.


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