Painting Industry News

Spirited simplicity: Skylit House

Architecture AU - Wed, 10/16/2019 - 13:31
A 1950s bungalow is thoughtfully replanned with a utilitarian yet welcoming design that follows the philosophy of “less but better.”

Bourke Street tower shrinks to 180 metres in revised designs

Architecture AU - Wed, 10/16/2019 - 13:04
A reworked proposal for an office skyscraper in Melbourne’s CBD, by Bates Smart, has been approved by council.

Vale David Yencken, a modern-day polymath

Architecture AU - Wed, 10/16/2019 - 11:07
Graeme Davison and Alan Pert remember the late David Yencken, a prodigious contributor to the built environment and Victoria’s “unofficial minister for design and environmental planning.”

Australia’s 2020 Venice pavilion to evoke Country and connection

Architecture AU - Tue, 10/15/2019 - 20:30
The exhibition will “highlight the potential of architecture to build cultural understanding between first nations peoples and others.”

'Absolutely devastating': Mascot Towers cracks getting bigger, report finds

Building and Construction - Tue, 10/15/2019 - 16:20

The latest update on the troubled Sydney apartment block finds existing cracks in the building have widened and new cracking has appeared, as owners continue to argue that they cannot afford repairs.

The space between architecture

Architecture AU - Tue, 10/15/2019 - 11:37
Russell Fortmeyer reflects on Koning Eizenberg Architecture’s decades-long transformation of the Original Farmers Market in Los Angeles.

Student housing towers revive historic Brisbane arcade

Architecture AU - Tue, 10/15/2019 - 10:58
This pair of student housing towers is integrated with a refurbished historic arcade in Brisbane, which is the social heart of the complex.

‘I work like a parasite’: Odile Decq

Architecture AU - Tue, 10/15/2019 - 10:23
Stephen Todd profiles French architect Odile Decq, who has spent her career “swimming against the tide.”

Garden room: Mount Stuart Greenhouse

Architecture AU - Tue, 10/15/2019 - 10:09
This addition to a grand early-20th-century home in Hobart reads as a generous garden room, housing a new dining and kitchen space that captures the scale and movement of the nearby cypress tree.

Screenwood ceilings at ACT Law Courts

Architecture AU - Tue, 10/15/2019 - 09:31
Showcasing an architectural and effective approach to acoustics.

A tale of two cities: Dulux DIAlogue on Tour, Singapore

Architecture AU - Tue, 10/15/2019 - 09:15
From socially conscious community projects to the Crazy Rich Asians side of design, Singapore is a city with two distinct identities.

Bang and Olufsen launches Beosound Stage

Architecture AU - Mon, 10/14/2019 - 15:16
Beosound Stage is Bang and Olufsen's first stand alone speaker system that integrates with any television.

Cox's CLT design selected for Geelong civic precinct

Architecture AU - Mon, 10/14/2019 - 11:18
Cox Architecture’s design was chosen over proposals from Fender Katsalidis and Grimshaw with Chandler Architecture.

At home in LA: Koning Eizenberg

Architecture AU - Mon, 10/14/2019 - 10:31
Aaron Betsky surveys the private and public work of Koning Eizenberg Architecture and identifies a distinctive expression suited to the messy vitality of Southern California.

Minimalist tryst: Leichhardt Oaks

Architecture AU - Mon, 10/14/2019 - 10:21
A reductive aesthetic and plentiful natural light interlace in Benn and Penna's elemental extension to a cottage in the Sydney suburb of Leichhardt.

NSW’s oldest theatre set for transformation

Architecture AU - Mon, 10/14/2019 - 09:49
After decades of neglect, one of the oldest theatres buildings in Australia will be reborn as a live performance venue.

How to Get Rid of Spiders in Your House for Good

Todays Homeowner - Sun, 10/13/2019 - 22:08
Follow these tips to keep spiders out of your home for good.

What You Should Know Before Updating a Historic Home

Todays Homeowner - Sun, 10/13/2019 - 21:11
Living in a historic home has its benefits — and restrictions.

Fatal New Orleans building collapse

Building and Construction - Sun, 10/13/2019 - 12:28
At least one person has died, with three still unaccounted for.

Residents 'kept in the dark' about fire risk of buildings due to flammable cladding

Building and Construction - Fri, 10/11/2019 - 20:04

An Adelaide business owner says buildings residents are not being informed about dangers posed by potentially flammable aluminium cladding, as an audit reveals dozens of structures are at risk.