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The Construction Industry Training Board (CITB) announces the appointment of Andrew Fullgrabe as its new Chief Executive.
ThomsonAdsett announces the appointment of a master architect to their seniors living team, strengthening their advisory and consulting capacity in the industry.
Anita Mitchell is the new chief executive for Placemaking NSW and will lead the team responsible for managing and transforming some of NSW’s most treasured places including The Rocks and Darling Harbour, Sydney Olympic Park, and in the Hunter and Central Coast.
For this 60th, and final, column for the year, I want to answer some of the criticism received. Whilst I'm grateful to Architecture and Design editor Branko Miletic for giving me a platform to raise ideas and issues (immediate and eternal), it has not been without some contrarian argument, which I’ll try to answer, with questions.
A new generation of principals has joined the experienced leadership team at leading Australian architecture practice, Silver Thomas Hanley (STH) to help drive the next phase of growth.
Fender Katsalidis is promoting three associate directors to principal level and is welcoming Rosie Morley and Megan Rodgers to the team, also as principals, with their areas of expertise relevant to the firm’s growth.
Architecture and design firm Architectus has added new appointments within its transport sector design team.
Growing the team to 36, this injection of expertise has been designed to bolster Assemble’s position as a leading build-to-rent developer focused on social and affordable housing, the company says.
Urban planning is complex at both the macro and micro scale. It's part social sciences like demography, part physical sciences like geography, part land use and design, all with a healthy dollop of financial and political considerations. It affects everyone's lives, which is why the public should be involved. But unfortunately, that has not turned out so well. In fact, it’s a farce.
The National Association of Women in Construction (NAWIC) announces the appointment of three new directors, Joanne Farrell (ACT), Hayley Gilmore (QLD) and Kylie Judd (WA) to the National Board.
The Green Building Council of Australia (GBCA) has announced two new Directors to the GBCA Board, Nicole Lockwood and Josephine Sukkar.
‘Archi-greenies’ like to proselytize that our dwellings don't need air-conditioning. While much of Australia swelters through a heatwave, it is timely to ask whether the push for no air-con is a con-job?