Painting Industry News

Aspect Studios tapped to design Kalgoorlie city centre

Architecture AU - Wed, 11/27/2019 - 14:55
Aspect Studios has been awarded the detailed design tender for the transformation of a mining town in Western Australia.

Candalepas Associates’ facelift for Sydney office building

Architecture AU - Wed, 11/27/2019 - 14:46
An existing 1970s building in Sydney’s Surry Hills will be transformed with a distinctive façade under a proposal by Candalepas Associates.

Prospero Rasulo: ‘Creating harmony’ through design

Architecture AU - Wed, 11/27/2019 - 14:36
Italian artist and designer Prospero Rasulo says that sidelining the idea of a particular “market” is one approach to designing objects that enhance everyday life.

‘Queenslanders in the sky’: Walan

Architecture AU - Wed, 11/27/2019 - 13:08
Apartments in an iconic block on Brisbane’s Kangaroo Point Peninsula retain the best features of the rustic Queenslander while fulfilling the needs and expectations of contemporary urban dwellers.

5 Tools That Make the Best Christmas Gifts

Todays Homeowner - Tue, 11/26/2019 - 16:38
Want to give a DIYer some tools for Christmas? You can't go wrong with one of these!

Planning Greater Sydney

Architecture AU - Tue, 11/26/2019 - 11:53
Philip Thalis and Benjamin Driver consider the latest planning strategy for Sydney, and ask do our conventional planning methods meet the needs of our evolving cities?

Combatting complacency in hospitality design

Architecture AU - Tue, 11/26/2019 - 11:22
The inaugural Eat Drink Design Talks unpacked the challenges of hospitality design and speculated about its future.

NGV architecture commission a celebration of Indigenous infrastructure

Architecture AU - Tue, 11/26/2019 - 11:20
An architecturally primordial experience, the 2019 NGV Architecture Commission is a platform for Indigenous communities to tell their stories.

Green light for Western Sydney vertical campus

Architecture AU - Tue, 11/26/2019 - 11:17
Designed by Tzannes and Blight Rayner, the 19-storey Engineering Innovation Hub will be home to Western Sydney University's architecture school.

Further SA land tax concessions prompt Greens to question support

Building and Construction - Tue, 11/26/2019 - 10:59

So many concessions have been made to pass South Australia's controversial land tax reform that the Greens, whose votes are crucial, may now not support it.

Remote community pushing ahead with plans for expanded Kimberley airport

Building and Construction - Tue, 11/26/2019 - 09:44

Leaders in WA's remote Djarindjin say they will push ahead with plans to expand their airport with or without State Government support.

Giant illegal waste dump found in regional South Australia

Building and Construction - Mon, 11/25/2019 - 15:36

South Australia's Environment Protection Authority discovers and shuts down an illegal waste dump near the end of the Murray River.

School redeveloment wins Melbourne Award for urban design

Architecture AU - Mon, 11/25/2019 - 12:12
Briefed to design a gymnasium, the architect of this winning project delivered much more than an enclosed sports facility that has become a community beacon.

Durbach Block Jaggers melds car park and playground in competition-winning design

Architecture AU - Mon, 11/25/2019 - 11:40
Described as a building of two characters, the winning design for a car park and commercial tower in Sydney's Penrith also includes a multitude of public and community amenities.

What ever happened to (Australian) urbanism?

Architecture AU - Mon, 11/25/2019 - 10:05
With Australia’s population set to almost double by 2066, the handwringing over increased density and sprawl will only increase. Yet these circumstances offer architects and urban planners an opportunity for courageous creativity.

After being suspended in Queensland, this 'notorious' and 'dodgy' builder is working in Victoria

Building and Construction - Mon, 11/25/2019 - 05:23

Subcontractors and suppliers are warned to "exercise caution" when dealing with Frank Nadinic, whose building company's licence was cancelled in Queensland over alleged illegal activity on a construction site.

Why Construction Adhesive is the Handiest Product

Todays Homeowner - Sat, 11/23/2019 - 03:42
Construction adhesive makes these home improvements — among others — much easier.