Painting Industry News

Tall towers amid brick warehouses: Arc

Architecture AU - Tue, 12/03/2019 - 10:10
Demonstrating careful consideration of its heritage surrounds and with a mix of uses throughout, this finely detailed skyscraper by Koichi Takada Architects advances the social culture and amenity of central Sydney.

Toward a generous skyscraper

Architecture AU - Tue, 12/03/2019 - 09:35
How can we accommodate our nation’s burgeoning urban population while also responding to the climate crisis?

David Adjaye, Daniel Boyd collaborate on public plaza and building in Sydney

Architecture AU - Mon, 12/02/2019 - 11:22
David Adjaye and Australian artist Daniel Boyd have designed a public square and accompanying building to be owned by the council in the centre of Sydney.

Facing the problem of overheating in Australian cities

Architecture AU - Mon, 12/02/2019 - 10:46
The many causes of temperature increase in cities result in just as many problems, but mitigation techniques are available but are not enough to counterbalance the impacts.

What You Should Know About Rainwater Management Solutions

Todays Homeowner - Mon, 12/02/2019 - 10:30
Ready for rain harvesting? These five points can help you decide which rainfall management solutions are right for you.

Kerstin Thompson Architects transforms suburban town hall

Architecture AU - Mon, 12/02/2019 - 10:28
The 1960s Broadmeadows town hall was saved from demolition and rejuvenated after a sensitive restoration and redevelopment designed by Kerstin Thompson Architects.

How to Start Flipping Houses (and Make a Profit)

Todays Homeowner - Sun, 12/01/2019 - 13:00
TV shows make house flipping look easy, but it's usually not a do-it-yourself job — here's what you should know.

6 Home Improvements to Tackle in the Fall [SURVEY]

Todays Homeowner - Sun, 12/01/2019 - 06:59
Want to sell your home? Top real estate agents suggest focusing on these fall improvements.

3XN, Aspect design new ‘heart’ of UNSW’s Kensington campus

Architecture AU - Fri, 11/29/2019 - 15:41
A proposed mixed-use building at UNSW Sydney is intended to become the new ceremonial and civic heart of the campus.

Houses 131 preview

Architecture AU - Fri, 11/29/2019 - 15:16
Introduction to Houses 131.

Grilling with Escea’s Fireplace Kitchen

Architecture AU - Fri, 11/29/2019 - 13:33
Escea’s latest outdoor wood cooking fireplace, the EK Series Fireplace Kitchen, provides all the goods needed for the ultimate smoky meat lover's feast.

Creating stronger communities: Kampung Admiralty

Architecture AU - Fri, 11/29/2019 - 11:04
Woha's Kampung Admiralty offers a prototype for a community hub that supports ageing in place, encourages multi-generational interaction and prizes environmental and social sustainability.

Submissions sought for Australia's 2020 Venice exhibition

Architecture AU - Fri, 11/29/2019 - 09:30
The creative directors of Australia's 2020 Venice exhibition are seeking projects that "strengthen cultural understanding between non-Indigenous and First Nations peoples."

WSU introduces Indigenous architecture scholarship

Architecture AU - Fri, 11/29/2019 - 09:28
A new scholarship program, funded by Desgininc, aims to support Indigenous architecture students at Western Sydney University.

Greens support controversial SA land tax after $10m worth of promises

Building and Construction - Fri, 11/29/2019 - 08:46

Extra money for public housing including maintenance and emergency accommodation worth $10 million wins Greens support for the South Australian Government's fifth revision of its contentious land tax changes bill.

New grand entrance to Sydney’s Central Station unveiled

Architecture AU - Thu, 11/28/2019 - 16:49
Part of a $955 million redevelopment of Sydney’s main railway station, the new entrance is designed to “sweep” passengers in.

Business investment falls again despite tumbling borrowing costs

Building and Construction - Thu, 11/28/2019 - 13:07

RBA governor Philip Lowe's suggestion to business to take advantage of record-low interest rates appears to have been ignored, with only the miners showing enough confidence to significantly boost investing in their operations.

Residents want answers from building watchdog after new homes resemble a drive-by shooting from hail pelting

Building and Construction - Thu, 11/28/2019 - 13:01

Building inspectors from an industry watchdog are inspecting homes in a new Sunshine Coast housing estate after homeowners complained their damaged properties are not up to scratch after a recent hail storm.

GOD save us: greenspace-oriented development could make higher density attractive

Architecture AU - Wed, 11/27/2019 - 15:11
To address issues with sprawl, we need to increase urban density in a way that resonates with the green qualities of suburbia that residents value.