Painting Industry News

Glenn Murcutt, Angelo Candalepas commissioned to design Manly Beach charity headquarters

Architecture AU - Wed, 08/07/2019 - 12:51
Children’s health charity Royal Far West has commissioned Glenn Murcutt and Angelo Candalepas to design new beachfront headquarters.

Plans lodged for UN Studio and Cox Architecture’s $2 billion Southbank tower

Architecture AU - Wed, 08/07/2019 - 12:44
Beulah International has submitted a planning application with the Victorian government for its much-hyped Southbank tower project, designed by UN Studio and Cox Architecture.

Revisited: Garma Cultural Knowledge Centre

Architecture AU - Wed, 08/07/2019 - 10:54
In North East Arnhem Land, the realization of a cultural centre – led by the Yolngu people – sets an important precedent for the creation of sacred Indigenous architecture.

LAVA, Aspect win competition to design major public park in Ho Chi Minh City

Architecture AU - Wed, 08/07/2019 - 09:59
LAVA and Aspect Studios have designed a new park featuring sunken plazas, rainwater-harvesting “plants” and a curvaceous walkway plan inspired by the site’s history in the centre of Ho Chi Minh City.

USG Boral ‘solves a genuine problem’ with dust-reducing compound

Architecture AU - Tue, 08/06/2019 - 16:09
USG Boral has been lauded for its efforts in tackling the reported rise of respirable crystaline silica (RCS) cases.

With new wood grain finishes, Zintl aluminium cladding an alternative to timber

Architecture AU - Tue, 08/06/2019 - 15:00
HVG Facades’ Zintl aluminium cladding system makes for a surprising but effective and hardy alternative to timber, with 39 wood grain finishes to choose from.

Revisited: The Wayside Chapel

Architecture AU - Tue, 08/06/2019 - 11:05
An ambitious scheme for a new home for the Wayside, designed by Environa Studio and completed in 2012, led to the salvation of this vital community organization.

Modernist ice cream factory recommended for heritage status

Architecture AU - Tue, 08/06/2019 - 10:27
The modernist Peter Ice Cream factory administration building in Melbourne's Mulgrave has been recommended for state heritage listing by the executive director of Heritage Victoria.

Hotel tower proposed for site of heritage-listed Adelaide bank

Architecture AU - Tue, 08/06/2019 - 09:35
GHD Woodhead have designed a 28-storey hotel in central Adelaide, to be built on the site of a heritage-listed bank.

Four teams compete to design $600m Brisbane tower

Architecture AU - Mon, 08/05/2019 - 16:57
Four local and international architectural teams are shortlisted in competition to design a proposed $600 million tower in the centre of Brisbane.

Australian projects shortlisted for WAF prizes

Architecture AU - Mon, 08/05/2019 - 12:19
Five Australian projects have been shortlisted in the 2019 World Architecture Awards special prizes.

Out from under: Teneriffe House

Architecture AU - Mon, 08/05/2019 - 11:16
In rethinking the “raise and build under” renovation strategy so often applied to Queenslander houses, Vokes and Peters has added an elegant layer to the narrative of this historically rich dwelling.

Vic gov’t proposes additions to apartment standards guidelines

Architecture AU - Mon, 08/05/2019 - 10:45
The Victorian Government has proposed a number of possible additions to its apartment design guide, with a focus on the way new developments relate to the existing environment.

Design Institute of Australia names graduates of the year

Architecture AU - Mon, 08/05/2019 - 10:00
The Design Institute of Australia has announced the winners of the 2019 Graduate of the Year Awards (GOTYA).

Public consultation period begins on review of Federation Square's future

Architecture AU - Mon, 08/05/2019 - 09:06
The Victorian government has begun a public consultation process over the governance of Melbourne’s Federation Square and the “way it functions as a public place.”

Mascot Towers unit owners 'shocked' as repair bill passes $10 million

Building and Construction - Sat, 08/03/2019 - 19:17

Residents in Sydney's evacuated Mascot Towers building are facing a repair bill of at least $10 million bill to fix cracks in the building, with owners set to vote on a special levy to fund repairs to the building.

Opal Tower moving day: No water, delays as builder claims 'exemplary' approach

Building and Construction - Sat, 08/03/2019 - 07:21

A handful of residents moving back into Sydney's cracked Opal Tower are met with apartments with no water and an ongoing construction site — but the builder claims the building's repairs and owner-complaints have been handled in an "exemplary" way.