The Victorian government has appointed a six-person panel to review the state’s building regulation, in the face of high profile defects and use of non-compliant materials.
The Australian Institute of Architects has again called for more regulation and supervision of the construction of new apartments, as the industry continues to feel the effects of the building defects crisis.
A draft bill circulated by the NSW government promises greater oversight over the design and construction of buildings.
New research explores why many new buildings are failing to meet National Construction Code energy efficiency requirements.
Proposed changes to the national building code relax minimum standards for energy efficiency, which could have dire outcomes.
An audit into the state’s domestic construction industry has found a need for serious reform.
The Melbourne home of the Australian Institute of Architects speaks of the integral role of the architecture profession in the future of Australia’s cities.
Tennant+Brown Architects’ response to the sub-glacial environs of Glenorchy, Aro Hã Wellness Retreat.
This police station by Kerstin Thompson Architects embodies a domestic and civic conversation.
University of Melbourne’s new medical research facility by Grimshaw and Billard Leece Partnership.
Woods Bagot and RPA Architects design a facility for tropical studies at James Cook University, Cairns.
PHTR Architects transforms the humble shed into a glimmering architectural object.
A Queensland veterinary clinic by Owen and Vokes and Peters responds to the rural vernacular.
Bond University’s new learning centre by CRAB Studio is a triumph of the occupant over the object.
An new integrated teaching and research facility at University of Queensland.
An international award for excellence in sustainable construction.
Room 11 completes its award-winning work at the Glenorchy Art and Sculpture Park in Tasmania.
A mosaic-tiled, sculptural observatory on Australia’s most famous beach.