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Building and Construction - Sat, 01/12/2019 - 15:01


Building and Construction - Sat, 01/12/2019 - 15:01

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Building and Construction - Sat, 01/12/2019 - 15:01

Ep 1. Tearing Out Tubs and Keeping Shower TIle’s Shine - Today's Homeowner

Todays Homeowner - Sat, 01/12/2019 - 08:52
A Homeowner is preparing a bathroom renovation for his senior citizen father. Also, a listener needs to know the best way to keep her shower tile clean.

Townsville turns to Conrad Gargett to design $450m precinct

Architecture AU - Fri, 01/11/2019 - 12:01
Conrad Gargett has been commissioned to design and masterplan a $450 million development in central Townsville.

Kaunitz Yeung Architecture announces successful Indigenous student candidate

Architecture AU - Fri, 01/11/2019 - 11:24
Twenty-two-year-old Indigenous architecture student Marni Reti is joining Kaunitz Yeung Architecture.

Comedy show at Perth festival highlights humour found in the built environment

Architecture AU - Fri, 01/11/2019 - 09:54
Perth-born landscape architect and comedian Nic Monisse will be performing a comedy show exploring cities and the built environment as part of the 2019 Perth Fringe World Festival program.

Revisited: Cammeray House

Architecture AU - Fri, 01/11/2019 - 09:12
Imbued with a classical sensibility tempered by moments of inventive wit, Luigi Rosselli Architects’ meticulously crafted first house – designed for the family of INXS’s Kirk Pengilly – represents the best of postmodern architecture.

Frustrations boil over as NT construction sector records worst month on record

Building and Construction - Thu, 01/10/2019 - 18:30

Chief Minister Michael Gunner is confronted by an angry businesswoman while attempting to spruik his Government's construction sector stimulus program.

Possibilities and creativity in architecture: Asia Pacific Architecture Forum returns to Brisbane 

Architecture AU - Thu, 01/10/2019 - 16:26
Featuring exhibitions, symposia, tours and workshops, the Asia Pacific Architecture Forum will return to Brisbane from 13 to 26 March, 2019.

There are lessons to be drawn from the cracks that appeared in Sydney's Opal Tower, but they extend beyond building certification

Architecture AU - Thu, 01/10/2019 - 13:48
Building certification might be a contributing factor, but what went wrong at Opal Tower is is much more complex than that. Making certification a government responsibility again won’t solve it.

‘Town square’ to transform Brisbane’s Fish Lane

Architecture AU - Thu, 01/10/2019 - 10:03
Richards and Spence and RPS Group have designed a new ‘town square’ for Brisbane’s Fish Lane that will comprise an urban park, hospitality, retail and gallery spaces.

Mel Bright of Make Architecture

Architecture AU - Wed, 01/09/2019 - 15:18
Make Architecture skilfully balances the public life of the city and the private domain in its growing suite of carefully considered, highly crafted residential projects.

Bates Smart designs curvaceous office tower for central Melbourne

Architecture AU - Wed, 01/09/2019 - 13:28
A planning application has been submitted for a 55-storey commercial tower designed by Bates Smart in the centre of Melbourne.

A case study house: Laneway Studio

Architecture AU - Wed, 01/09/2019 - 13:23
An above-garage studio by in the Sydney suburb of Redfern designed by McGregor Westlake Architecture offers an appealing model for transforming the utilitarian laneway.

Seidler house owners fight heritage listing

Architecture AU - Wed, 01/09/2019 - 13:06
The owners of a house in Canberra designed by modernist architect Harry Seidler have launched a legal challenge to have its recent heritage listing overturned.

Apartment building bust picks up speed, with 'further falls' predicted

Building and Construction - Wed, 01/09/2019 - 11:48

Australian construction trends are looking bleak as the number of building approvals fall by almost a third since last year — with the number of new apartment development plans halving.

Sydney Festival to highlight the theatre and music of architecture

Architecture AU - Wed, 01/09/2019 - 08:46
Running from 9 to 27 January, the 2019 Sydney Festival will feature a series of concerts in buildings designed by Harry Seidler.

Fatberg clogs UK sewer drain

Building and Construction - Wed, 01/09/2019 - 08:15
A sewer in the United Kingdom has been clogged by a fatberg measuring 64 metres in length.

'It's been devastating': Some Opal Tower residents face six-week wait to go home

Building and Construction - Wed, 01/09/2019 - 06:31

Some residents of Sydney's damaged Opal Tower are facing up to six more weeks living in a hotel before they find out if their apartment is safe, while others say they have been left out of pocket paying for alternative accommodation.