Tag: Apartment standards

Knutsford Stage 1 by Spaceagency Architects.
News | 19 Feb 2019

WA aims for better apartments with first stage of Design WA policy

The WA government has introduced the first stage of a new set of policies intended to foster good design for the built environment.

NSWARB hands out largest-ever fine for architect's ‘unsatisfactory professional conduct’
News | Linda Cheng | 30 Jun 2017

NSWARB hands out largest-ever fine for architect’s ‘unsatisfactory professional conduct’

The case of an architect fined and suspended for “serious and sustained” breaches of the professional code of conduct suggests a more widespread practice of non-compliance.

Upper House by Jackson Clements Burrows received the Frederick Romberg Award for Residential Architecture – Multiple Housing at the 2015 National Architecture Awards. The project is an example of applying design intelligence to achieve benchmarks for amenity.
News | Linda Cheng | 20 Dec 2016

Application of Victoria’s apartment standards ‘useless without architects’

The Victorian chapter of the Australian Institute of Architects has expressed disappointment following the release of the state government’s Better Apartments Design Standards.

Knutsford / Stage 1 by Spaceagency is winner of the Harold Krantz Award for Residential Architecture – Multiple Housing at the 2016 WA Architecture Awards.
News | Linda Cheng | 27 Oct 2016

WA government reveals draft design policy, minimum apartment sizes

The Western Australian government has release a suite of draft policies that will shape the future of built environments in the state, including a draft apartment design guide.

The Commons by Breathe Architecture is the winner of the Frederick Romberg Awards for Residential Architecture - Multiple Housing at the 2014 National Architecture Awards.
News | Linda Cheng | 15 Aug 2016

Victoria’s draft apartment standards released

The Victorian government has released the long-awaited draft apartment design standards for public consultation.

Monash University Logan Hall by McBride Charles Ryan received the Best Overend Awards for Residential Architecture – Multiple Housing in the 2016 Victorian Architecture Awards.
News | Linda Cheng | 15 Jul 2016

Do minimum apartment standards affect affordability?

As the Victorian government prepares to release its draft apartment design standards next month, debate is heating up over its likely effects on housing affordability.