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At the time of writing, there have been 33 deaths, over 3,000 homes destroyed and ten million hectares of land scorched. What good can come of this disaster? In the midst of this dreadful tragedy and our collective sorrow and anger, let's look for rays of light. Let’s try for a positive future and better outcomes.
Design sensibly, for the long term – that’s the advice from professor Helen Lochhead, the dean of UNSW Built Environment for residents of bushfire affected zones.
Like many Australians, my background is multicultural. Born in Britain of a New Zealand naval father from Hawkes Bay and a sixth-generation Aussie mother from the Riverina.
The Australian Institute of Architects’ Queensland Chapter has elected Michael Lavery into the role of president.
Gray Puksand Brisbane has appointed Sean Gill being as an associate.
The current bushfires present us with a significant opportunity to improve planning, design and construction in bushfire prone areas as we rebuild communities and rebuild lives one house at a time. A silver lining in a dreadful, blackened time.
The 17th International Architecture Exhibition has seen the board of La Biennale di Venezia meet, appoint Hashim Sarkis as curator and watch Sarkis’ assertation of the ‘overlooked role of the architect’ call upon reverie.
Clinton Cole is the head honcho of the award winning CplusC Architectural Workshop; the projects that come out of the stable are breathtaking, rule breaking and, of course sustainable.
Now is not the time to discuss climate change and bushfires. The LNP federal government is right about that.
The NSW Chapter of the Australian Institute of Architects has announced the Brian Patrick Keirnan Prize, which will be awarded for the first time in 2020.
Andrew Allsop, formerly director of architecture at GHDWoodhead has joined Gray Puksand’s Brisbane studio.
Leading Australasian architectural practice Buchan announces the appointment of Will Lakin as principal in their Perth studio.