Painting Industry News

Jury revealed: 2020 Australian Interior Design Awards

Architecture AU - Fri, 12/06/2019 - 15:21
Now celebrating its 17th year, the jury for the Australian Interior Design Awards has been announced for the 2020 program.

Vertical schools on the rise in Australian cities

Architecture AU - Fri, 12/06/2019 - 11:42
Growing inner-urban residential populations and land scarcity have created a new typology: the vertical school. How do these schools change the way education is delivered?

New Arts Centre cafe sheathed in bronze curtain

Architecture AU - Fri, 12/06/2019 - 11:23
The design of a new cafe in the forecourt of the Roy Grounds-designed Arts Centre play on an iconic and universally understood element of theatre.

Adelaide's Central Market Arcade to be reborn in $400m redevelopment

Architecture AU - Fri, 12/06/2019 - 10:57
In a plan designed by Woods Bagot, a number of historic arches in Adelaide that were lost for decades will be reinstated in a $400 million redevelopment of the city's Central Market Arcade.

State Library of Victoria reopened after grand transformation

Architecture AU - Fri, 12/06/2019 - 09:57
The State Library of Victoria, the world's fourth-most popular, has reopened after years-long redevelopment revealing historic spaces hidden for decades.

Your treechange could put native wildlife at risk. Here's how to be part of the solution

Building and Construction - Fri, 12/06/2019 - 07:00

As more people ditch the inner-city for the urban fringe or the country, critically endangered ecosystems are being cleared for housing. And that is a massive problem for our native wildlife.

Australian projects nab awards in first day of World Architecture Festival

Architecture AU - Thu, 12/05/2019 - 16:31
The organizers of World Architecture Festival and Inside Festival of Interiors have announced the first round of category winners following the first day of live presentations to judges.

Time-lapse of Sydney Light Rail being built in the CBD

Building and Construction - Thu, 12/05/2019 - 08:33
Time-lapse video of Sydney light rail construction.

Hot urbanism: conference to explore architecture, climate change and inequality in the tropics

Architecture AU - Wed, 12/04/2019 - 14:45
The 2019 Urban Tropicality Conference, running from 5 to 8 December at the University of Queensland, brings together leaders in the fields of architecture and design from across the world.

New twist in Opal Tower saga as builder launches counter lawsuit

Building and Construction - Wed, 12/04/2019 - 14:37

Icon, the builder of the troubled Opal Tower at Olympic Park, lodges documents in the NSW Supreme Court alleging the infamous cracking damage was caused by "shortcomings" in its design.

Architectus to design research building for South Australian university

Architecture AU - Wed, 12/04/2019 - 14:18
Architectus has been appointed design a new $180 million medical research building for Flinders University in Adelaide.

Geelong Arts Centre an integration of old and new

Architecture AU - Wed, 12/04/2019 - 13:52
Geelong's cultural precinct has a fresh new face following the completion of the redevelopment of the only state-owned arts centre outside of metropolitan Melbourne.

New $10k student prize for travel and research

Architecture AU - Wed, 12/04/2019 - 13:51
The Australian Institute of Architects NSW chapter has introduced a new prize for architecture students that includes a $10,000 allowance for overseas travel and research or overseas study.

Australia’s urban infrastructure: a role for architect design professionals

Architecture AU - Wed, 12/04/2019 - 13:22
Infrastructure – roads, rail and power supplies – is the lifeblood of our urban existence. Kim Crestani explores the expanding role of the architect in the physical, organizational structures and facilities that support our way of life.

5 Reasons Why Your House Is So Cold

Todays Homeowner - Tue, 12/03/2019 - 21:53
Here are 5 reasons why your home is cold.

Historic hat factory reimagined as modern hotel

Architecture AU - Tue, 12/03/2019 - 10:32
Tonkin Zulaikha Greer has led the deign for the reuse of a historic hat factory for a modern hotel.