Painting Industry News

North Sydney MLC building ‘may be of state heritage significance’

Architecture AU - Tue, 09/15/2020 - 14:24
Under threat of demolition, the North Sydney MLC Building could be granted a stay of execution by the Heritage Council of NSW, which has resolved to consider its state heritage status.

Clever, sustainable architecture wins at Good Design Awards

Architecture AU - Tue, 09/15/2020 - 12:41
The 2020 Good Design Awards recognize design across architecture, fashion, engineering, communications and products.

Reimagining the post-pandemic city

Architecture AU - Tue, 09/15/2020 - 10:53
As a result of COVID-19, discussions around the design of our cities have gained renewed momentum, fuelling a push for long-term design approaches that improve how we respond to future events. Here are some areas to explore.

Billard Leece appoints new leadership team headed by Tara Veldman

Architecture AU - Tue, 09/15/2020 - 10:00
Billard Leece Partnership has appointed 12 principals and 11 associates as its new leadership team.

A new public square for central Sydney

Architecture AU - Mon, 09/14/2020 - 15:10
The City of Sydney has released early concepts for a major new public square adjacent to Sydney's Central Station, developed in consultation with Spackman Mossop Michaels and Tonkin Zulaikha Greer.

Architects campaign to save modernist riverside pavilion from demolition

Architecture AU - Mon, 09/14/2020 - 15:04
A modernist pavilion in Melbourne's Fairfield Park is facing partial demolition by the local council, despite a number of objections.

Towers to overlook Melbourne's Yarra river

Architecture AU - Mon, 09/14/2020 - 14:55
An amended proposal for a $220 million development on Melbourne's Yarra River will amalgamate three towers into two with larger footprints an reduced setbacks.

The Best Methods for Cutting and Gluing PVC Pipe

Todays Homeowner - Mon, 09/14/2020 - 06:51

PVC pipe is inexpensive, durable, versatile and easy to use for home improvement projects. Here are the best methods for cutting and gluing PVC pipe.

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Study: As American Homes Get Bigger, Apartments Shrink

Todays Homeowner - Mon, 09/14/2020 - 04:59

Our houses have taken additional roles due to the pandemic. But how many of us actually have a home big enough to comfortably support these activities?

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What a bus trip and bathroom plumbing can tell us about COVID-19 transmission

Building and Construction - Sat, 09/12/2020 - 07:25

What's the connection between a bus packed with religious worshippers and a high-rise apartment in China? They could both be cases where COVID-19 has spread by airborne transmission.

Victoria fast tracks 10 major projects

Architecture AU - Thu, 09/10/2020 - 15:10
The Victorian government has fast tracked the approvals for $933 million worth of projects, including social housing units and an aged care facility, as well as private residential and commercial developments.

Architecture firms report $6.85 billion worth of projects cancelled or on hold

Architecture AU - Thu, 09/10/2020 - 15:00
An Association of Consulting Architects survey finds 80 percent of practices have had projects cancelled or put on hold.

AIDA Show and Tell with Melanie Beynon: Warwick Creative Studio

Architecture AU - Thu, 09/10/2020 - 09:29
This next instalment of AIDA: Show and Tell ventures inside the purpose-built workplace of Warwick Creative Studio designed by Melanie Beynon Architecture and Design.

Dulux Colour Forecast 2021

Architecture AU - Wed, 09/09/2020 - 15:11
Paint manufacturer Dulux has revealed its colour forecast for 2021.

Five entries shortlisted in Barangaroo pavilion competition

Architecture AU - Wed, 09/09/2020 - 14:23
Infrastructure NSW has revealed the five finalists in a competition to design a waterfront pavilion in Sydney’s Barangaroo.