Painting Industry News

Houses 134 preview

Architecture AU - Wed, 05/27/2020 - 17:43
Introduction to Houses 134,

Faucet Strommen introduces Logikit rough-in body

Architecture AU - Wed, 05/27/2020 - 15:48
Logikit from Faucet Strommen is a rough in body system that allows plumbing to taps to be completely operable for site testing before decorative components are fixed.

Revamping Ballarat's Bridge Mall like filling 'a hole in a donut'

Building and Construction - Wed, 05/27/2020 - 06:27

Ballarat's Bridge Mall is getting a facelift, overseen by an international architecture firm.

Smart Command plumbing eco-system expanded to deliver greater insight into bathroom water usage

Architecture AU - Tue, 05/26/2020 - 16:01
Caroma has completed its smart bathroom plumbing eco-system with the introduction of the Intelligent Shower and Eco Valve.

Memory keeper: In Absence

Architecture AU - Tue, 05/26/2020 - 15:18
A collaboration between architect and artist, this poignant work in the gardens of the National Gallery of Victoria challenges the colonial legacy of art institutions, interrogating the absence of truth in the western canon and asking: how can architecture reconcile with the brutality of an unlawful and violent colonial history?

North Sydney integrated station development finalized

Architecture AU - Tue, 05/26/2020 - 15:02
Final designs have been unveiled for the proposed Victoria Cross station development, which includes a 42-storey office tower and a new retail laneway.

Early designs for new Canberra university campus released

Architecture AU - Tue, 05/26/2020 - 14:30
The ACT government has released early indicative concept designs for a major university campus and bus interchange for Woden in Canberra.

WA on the lookout for government architect with a vision for a 'connected, vibrant' state

Architecture AU - Tue, 05/26/2020 - 13:34
Geoff Warn, who served as government architect from 2013, concluded his term in February 2020.

Future Indigeneity: Shared values in the built environment

Architecture AU - Tue, 05/26/2020 - 12:10
In recognition of National Reconciliation Week, Carroll Go-Sam outlines how new approaches to design, agency and participation are securing the future of Indigeneity and reshaping architecture.

The chimneys come crashing down

Building and Construction - Tue, 05/26/2020 - 11:32
The eight chimneys haven't been used since the coal-fired power station closed in 2017.

'That is not a coincidence': Mascot Towers owners to sue developers over cracks

Building and Construction - Tue, 05/26/2020 - 10:46

Apartment owners in Sydney's troubled Mascot Towers vote to sue the developer of a neighbouring building, claiming it's "not a coincidence" their homes started cracking while excavation work was conducted next door.

Work the room: The Commons QV

Architecture AU - Mon, 05/25/2020 - 15:03
This co-working space in Melbourne’s CBD designed by Foolscap Studio champions different working styles – from conversations in the amphitheatre to brainstorming in a sensory room.

‘Foreboding’ brutalist hospital added to Victorian Heritage Register

Architecture AU - Mon, 05/25/2020 - 15:00
The former Footscray Psychiatric Centre has been given state heritage listing.

$6.5 billion of projects fast tracked

Architecture AU - Mon, 05/25/2020 - 13:34
The New South Wales and Victorian governments have each announced a raft of major building projects to be fast tracked through the planning assessment system to boost the economy.

The chimneys come crashing down

Building and Construction - Mon, 05/25/2020 - 13:21
The eight chimneys haven't been used since the coal-fired power station closed in 2017.

AA Prize for Unbuilt Work relaunched

Architecture AU - Mon, 05/25/2020 - 11:55
After a near decade-long hiatus, the AA Prize for Unbuilt Work is back and entries are open.

Dash for new land could see houses built next to a freeway

Building and Construction - Mon, 05/25/2020 - 08:32

A tourist hotspot in south-west Victoria unveils plans to unlock land for about 600 new houses, but there's a catch.

'We're creating jobs': The resource companies expanding during the coronavirus

Building and Construction - Mon, 05/25/2020 - 06:15

Some resource companies expand in regional Queensland, creating much needed jobs as economies tank from the coronavirus.

New addition to Gold Coast Health and Knowledge Precinct fast-tracked

Architecture AU - Thu, 05/21/2020 - 14:48
The Queensland government will fast track a private commercial development, designed PDT Architects, in the Gold Coast Health and Knowledge Precinct.