Painting Industry News

New food hall for Melbourne’s Queen Victoria Market

Architecture AU - Mon, 04/12/2021 - 15:10
The City of Melbourne has unveiled designs for a new food hall at the historic Queen Victoria Market that will create "an exciting contemporary hospitality destination" at the precinct.

Design competition for abuse victims and survivors memorial

Architecture AU - Mon, 04/12/2021 - 14:50
The Australian government has launched a design competition for a National Memorial for Victims and Survivors of Institutional Child Sexual Abuse.

Melbourne Design Week grapples with ‘messy contemporary realities’

Architecture AU - Mon, 04/12/2021 - 10:50
Themed “Design the world you want,” the program for Melbourne Design Week presented more than 300 events over the 11-day festival.

'It's going to get busier': Which Wide Bay projects are leading the region's construction boom?

Building and Construction - Fri, 04/09/2021 - 10:58
The construction boom in the Wide Bay is happening so fast, industry leaders warn there are not enough workers to keep up the pace.

Cacophony of roofs: Rae Rae House

Architecture AU - Fri, 04/09/2021 - 09:05
Behind the heritage facade of two pre-existing Melbourne houses, this new home for a family of five strikes a balance between quietude and noise, between fun and functionality.

Meet the owners of Hollow Tree House

Architecture AU - Fri, 04/09/2021 - 09:03
A colonial-era property in the heart of Tasmania, Hollow Tree House called for a slow, archaeological design approach. Here, Stephanie McGann chats with Harriett England, one of the home’s owners, about the deeply collaborative process of refurbishing and renovating this house of many histories.

One to watch: Bokey Grant

Architecture AU - Fri, 04/09/2021 - 09:01
In his pursuit of "excellence, beauty and honesty," Jeffrey Bokey-Grant of Bokey Grant creates residential architecture that exemplifies creative curiosity and responds to the particularities of the site.

Mission Brown

Architecture AU - Fri, 04/09/2021 - 09:00
Celebrating the vernacular of a bygone era, Eliza Gosse’s most recent exhibition explores how suburbia has shaped our cultural identity.

Loving the idea of tiny house living, even if you don't live in one

Architecture AU - Thu, 04/08/2021 - 16:18
In Australia and elsewhere a movement has emerged that supports tiny house living as an important response to the housing affordability crisis.

Harbourside Shopping Centre revamp 'effective privatization of public land'

Architecture AU - Thu, 04/08/2021 - 16:09
The $708 million overhaul of Sydney’s Harbourside Shopping Centre will go before NSW’s Independent Planning Commission.

Offices to be built next to historic St Patrick’s Church

Architecture AU - Thu, 04/08/2021 - 14:53
The Archdiocese of Brisbane has unveiled ambitious plans to build an eight-storey office block next to St Patrick’s Church.

‘Messy vitality’: Monash University Chancellery

Architecture AU - Thu, 04/08/2021 - 11:54
ARM’s Chancellery acts as a portal between Monash University and the community, celebrating campus history while providing a contemporary facility.

AFL trials 'smart mouthguards' to track head knocks and concussion

Building and Construction - Thu, 04/08/2021 - 10:11
Each mouthguard is fitted with a computer chip that records the number of high impacts experienced by players at training and during games. Georgie Tunny reports.

Koalas tracked within Redlands' 'protected' wetlands, where up to 3,600 apartments are slated

Building and Construction - Thu, 04/08/2021 - 05:46
Toondah Harbour in the Redlands, east of Brisbane, is listed a Priority Development Area but local community groups who have campaigned for years against the impact on protected wetlands say koala habitats are also at risk.

Wulanda new pool

Building and Construction - Wed, 04/07/2021 - 16:05

Wulanda pool

Building and Construction - Wed, 04/07/2021 - 16:05