Painting Industry News

Rare opportunity to revive a suburban centre approved

Architecture AU - Thu, 10/29/2020 - 15:14
Brisbane council has approved a $450 million mixed-use centre in the inner-west suburb Toowong, described as “a one in 50-year opportunity to revive community amenity.”

Revisited: Paddington House

Architecture AU - Thu, 10/29/2020 - 15:07
Designed for a steeply sloping site in an inner Sydney suburb, Ken Woolley’s Paddington House, completed in 1980, is a love letter to the modernist architect’s wife, Virginia Braden Woolley.

A cultural and generational shift in teaching architecture

Architecture AU - Thu, 10/29/2020 - 14:48
Scott Drake, an Australian educator in Thailand, explains the cultural and technical challenges of teaching Thai students to be "international."

Student housing proposed in Sydney's Camperdown

Architecture AU - Thu, 10/29/2020 - 14:33
Plus Architecture has prepared designs for a major redevelopment of the John Chapman House accommodation at Moore Theological College in Sydney.

Architeam Awards finalists announced

Architecture AU - Thu, 10/29/2020 - 14:05
Architeam Cooperative has announced the finalists of its 2020 Architeam Awards for small practices.

‘Icon’ of Perth approved

Architecture AU - Tue, 10/27/2020 - 14:58
A major two-tower development by New York practice Rex and Hassell in Perth's Elizabeth Quay has been approved by the WA government.

Two towers to alter Perth city skyline as $1.1 billion project gets green light

Building and Construction - Tue, 10/27/2020 - 14:41

Elizabeth Quay will become home to the fourth-tallest building in Perth's CBD as approval is granted for two new towers to be built at the waterfront site, with construction to start later next year.

Adelaide studio designs modular housing for the homeless

Architecture AU - Tue, 10/27/2020 - 14:41
Studio Nine Architects has designed a prototype for modular tiny houses that could be used to alleviate homelessness.

Small strategy: Good design is everyone’s business

Architecture AU - Tue, 10/27/2020 - 14:26
Small projects (and practices) have much to offer government, writes Olivia Hyde at the office of the Government Architect NSW.

Open House Hobart returns

Architecture AU - Tue, 10/27/2020 - 13:57
Open House Hobart will return for the weekend of 14 November with perennial favourites and a livestreamed speaker series.

Sydney Darling Harbour redevelopment progresses

Architecture AU - Mon, 10/26/2020 - 15:59
FJMT's revised designs for the $1.8 billion redevelopment of the Harbourside Shopping Centre in Darling Harbour has been put on exhibition for public feedback.

$625 million of projects fast tracked in Victoria

Architecture AU - Mon, 10/26/2020 - 14:46
The Victorian government has approved another round of major projects as part of its push to fast-track planning approvals to boost the economy.

Projects cancelled, jobs lost and fees undercut: ACA survey

Architecture AU - Mon, 10/26/2020 - 14:46
Association of Consulting Architects’ final survey of 2020 has found $10 billion worth of work has been cancelled or delayed

Another plea to halt Australian War Memorial project

Architecture AU - Mon, 10/26/2020 - 13:35
An open letter calls for the proposed $498 million redevelopment of the Australian War Memorial in Canberra to be scapped.

How to Improve Your Home’s Indoor Air Quality

Todays Homeowner - Sat, 10/24/2020 - 04:15

New homes' innovations in energy-efficiency also negatively affect indoor air quality. Here are tips to make it easier to breathe inside your home.

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Claire Martin elected as AILA president

Architecture AU - Thu, 10/22/2020 - 16:37
Victorian landscape architect Claire Martin has been elected as president of the Australian Institute of Landscape Architects.

Art Gallery of NSW historic buildings to be refurbished as part of Sydney Modern project

Architecture AU - Thu, 10/22/2020 - 15:30
The Art Gallery of NSW will restore its existing historic buildings as part of the $344 million Sydney Modern project.

The environment minister must reject war memorial proposal: Institute

Architecture AU - Thu, 10/22/2020 - 15:16
The Institute of Architects has called on environment minister Susan Ley to reject the redevelopment of the Australian War Memorial.

Emerging Perth architect elected deputy mayor

Architecture AU - Thu, 10/22/2020 - 14:52
Perth architect Sandy Anghie has been elected deputy mayor of the City Perth.