A major new initiative to address the environmental impact of all Australian residential buildings has Environ writer Warren McLaren enthralled.
The Tinbeerwah Residence by Richard Kirk Architect is a carefully considered semi-rural retreat located on the Sunshine Coast which responds to the environment through the use of extensive wood
Stephanie McDonald asks product suppliers about the latest design trends in the kitchen, from minimalism and space saving strategies to ‘maximilism’ and product flourishes which showcase
The construction of the huge 1.8 billion dollar Gold Coast University Hospital has been completed under a consortium of architects who collaborated to produce a building that balanced residential
The Charlestown Medical Centre located in Newcastle is a contemporary, purpose built facility accommodating a large GP Practice along with allied health services such as pathology, imaging, day
New water management model generates water sensitive urban developments
Brisbane engineering firm, Bligh Tanner, is helping to create more resilient and self-sufficient urban developments, with a new water management model that allows a city’s water supply to grow as its population increases.
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National Hard Hat Day supports youths at risk
The Property Industry Foundation (PIF) is aiming to raise more than $300,000 as part of this year's National Hard Hat Day campaign taking place on 14 June, 2013.
HIA welcomes new National President
Australia’s Housing Industry Association (HIA) has elected Mr Ron Dwyer as its new National President.
Beaumont ventures into outdoor paving
Beaumont Tiles has extended their retail offering with the introduction of a new stone paving range.
Concerns raised over plan to resurrect ABCC
The Electrical Trades Union (ETU) has highlighted the Coalition’s policy plan to resurrect the ABCC, as Tony Abbott’s failure to...
GWA delivers environmental benefits for Rialto Towers upgrade
Melbourne’s iconic Rialto Towers has pioneered an innovative retrofit program, collaborating with GWA Bathrooms & Kitchens to develop a unique toilet suite to dramatically reduce water usage.
Sydney Eye Specialist Centre Kingsford by Georgina Wilson Architect
The now complete Stage 1 included the demolition of the front of the existing building and the creation of a new pavilion which houses an entry ramp, reception, waiting rooms, consulting and testing rooms and a mezzanine for administrative functions.
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POV Light the way forward at Jones The Grocer, Sydney
POV lighting designs have become a feature at Jones the Grocer’s new flagship store, which opened recently at the Westfield...
Tinbeerwah Residence by Richard Kirk Architect
The Tinbeerwah Residence by Richard Kirk Architect is a carefully considered semi-rural retreat located on the Sunshine Coast which responds...
Mondéco flooring shines at Miele's new Dubai gallery
Flowcrete Middle East has installed its designer terrazzo Mondéco floor system at Miele’s new gallery in Dubai, providing a sleek...
Inergen fire suppressant gaseous system from Wormald
The Inergen gaseous system exclusively available from Wormald is an inert fire suppressant consisting of natural gases.
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Caroma thinks outside the square with the new Quatro accessories range
Caroma follows up the successful launch of its Quatro mixers and showers with the introduction of the new Quatro bathroom accessories collection.
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6 tonne payload and 9 tonne payload site dumpers now available from Coates Hire
Equipment hire specialist Coates Hire has added a powerful range of 4 wheel drive site dumpers to their fleet.
Kingspan Insulation launches two new solutions at DesignBUILD 2013
Kingspan Insulation launched two new insulated panel products at DesignBUILD 2013.
Capital Safety introduces the DBI-SALA Rollgliss rescue and escape device
Capital Safety introduces the DBI-SALA Rollgliss R520 rescue and escape device, a new range of twin brake rescue and...
Inspecting building insulation, HVAC systems and refrigeration units with thermal imaging
As energy costs continue to climb rapidly in Australia, using FLIR thermal imaging cameras to detect heat and energy loss from buildings is on the increase for building inspectors and the building industry.
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Designing for Disabilities: How to Improve Comfort & Hygiene
Designing shower and lavatory facilities for disabled persons can be particularly challenging as they are often combined into a single unit. This can lead to issues with hygiene, and it can be difficult for the person and their carer to manoeuvre around the space.
Galvin Engineering’s ClevaCare Shower Arm helps...
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The Essential Guide to Commercial Laundry Planning
Laundries can be one of the more difficult rooms to plan and design. Beyond just ensuring the layout is efficient...
How Dysfunctional Kitchen Design Increases Stress Levels
Few people consider how design affects stress levels, but with almost half the Australian population reporting they feel stressed most...
The Philosophy of Efficient Energy Design
“As much as 49% of the heat lost during winter and as much as 87% of the heat gained during...
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