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Building and Construction - Fri, 08/09/2019 - 11:12

Buyers should have been told of building flaws: NT Chief Minister

Building and Construction - Fri, 08/09/2019 - 10:56

Lawyers say Darwin residents who purchased units in nine buildings found to be in breach of the National Construction Code will face an uphill battle for compensation.

Uncompromising geometry: Hawthorn House

Architecture AU - Fri, 08/09/2019 - 10:18
Two monolithic pavilions shrouded in concrete rise from a landscaped platform in an skilful balance of architectural expression, material composition and comfort.

Tenants move in to Schored Projects’ relocatable units for the homeless

Architecture AU - Fri, 08/09/2019 - 09:14
Sophie Dyring, the architect of the 57 tiny houses being erected on surplus government land in Melbourne for the homeless, said empathy was key to the project.

4 Bedroom Modifications to Get Better Sleep

Todays Homeowner - Fri, 08/09/2019 - 08:34
If you want a good night’s sleep, some simple modifications around your home can help you rest easier. Many of these changes don’t require a lot of extra effort and can make a big difference in your sleep patterns. Here are some things that you can do to sleep tight at night. 1. Set the […]

How to Hide Your Cat’s Litter Box in a Cabinet

Todays Homeowner - Thu, 08/08/2019 - 16:38
With a little modification, a hutch or other similar piece of furniture makes a great place to conceal a cat litter box.

Opening the office to the city: PLH Arkitekter’s Paulette Christophersen on the future of workplace design

Architecture AU - Thu, 08/08/2019 - 10:27
Ahead of an appearance in Sydney, Paulette Christophersen, of Copenhagen-based practice PLH Arkitekter, explains her response to the fluidity of the modern workplace.

'I feel cheated': NT Government aware of building's flaws but didn't tell owners

Building and Construction - Thu, 08/08/2019 - 07:03

An NT Government department concluded that nine buildings, all designed and certified by one engineer, did not meet the National Construction Code. But it took another 15 months to notify owners and buyers, who may now have to fork out $1.5 million to rectify the problems.

DIY renovators warned they could become part of 'third wave' of asbestos cancer victims

Building and Construction - Wed, 08/07/2019 - 17:47

The lawyer for a man awarded a landmark $3 million payout from asbestos maker James Hardie has warned that the rise in popularity of home renovation TV shows could be putting more lives at risk.

How to Choose a New Roof for Your Home

Todays Homeowner - Wed, 08/07/2019 - 17:41
There is no substitute for a sturdy and stylish roof. It makes up a large portion of the home’s visible exterior and protects the entire structure from the elements. There are many factors to consider when selecting a roof style for your home, so it’s a decision worth making time for research and planning. Here’s […]

4 Ways to Start ‘Going Green’ at Home

Todays Homeowner - Wed, 08/07/2019 - 17:05
Going green benefits the environment, your finances and even your health! If you're new to going green, here are some small changes to ease the transition.

Construction recession deepens with sharpest decline in activity for six years

Building and Construction - Wed, 08/07/2019 - 16:48

It is not that the construction industry has hit the brakes, it has been in reverse for almost a year and it appears to be getting even worse.

‘Diverse and inspiring’: Design Institute of Australia announces winners of Dulux international design tour

Architecture AU - Wed, 08/07/2019 - 16:47
The five winners of the DIAlogue on Tour schollarships have secured spots on a tour taking in Singapore and Portugal in October, where they will meet and learn from local design talent.