The New South Wales and Victorian governments have each announced a raft of major building projects to be fast tracked through the planning assessment system to boost the economy.
Matthew Alfred is a graduate of the University of Adelaide and is currently working at ARM Architecture’s Adelaide office.
The COVID-19 pandemic has once again cause the 2020 Venice Architecture Biennale to be postponed.
The Victorian government has promised $2.7 billion to boost the construction sector, with the bulk of the money going towards education infrastructure and public and community housing.
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Woods Bagot CEO Nik Karalis speaks with ArchitectureAU editor Linda Cheng about his global firm’s response to the COVID-19 crisis.
Schools, a university campus and housing are among the first tranche of projects to be fast tracked by the NSW government to boost the economy during the COVID-19 crisis.
While the response so far has been to focus on “fast-tracking” infrastructure, the current crisis has highlighted a number of pressing social needs, writes Geoff Hanmer.
Fast-tracking planning approvals and supporting Victoria’s infrastructure and housing are some of the measures the state government will use to stimulate the building and development industry.
The union representing architectural workers in Australia has launched a survey to better understand the effect COVID-19 is having on their levels of employment.
Four large scale projects in Melbourne have been approved by Victorian government, as it announces a new taskforce to boost the building and development industry during the coronavirus crisis.
A survey of professionals working in the design industry identified some of the key challenges facing respondents while also illuminating priorities going forward.
Architect Robert Barnstone is working on designs for hospital intensive care units and COVID-19 testing centres that use recycled shipping containers as the core structure. The units are to be self-contained and easy to distribute anywhere in the world.
Rifat Chadirji, the prominent Iraqi architect, photographer and author, has died in London at the age of 93 after contracting COVID-19.
State governments around the country have amended their respective planning regulations in an effort to keep the construction industry ticking over during the COVID-19 crisis.
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In Australia construction is deemed an essential activity and work is continuing. But a group of young architects in the UK are calling for construction sites to be shut down to limit the spread of COVID-19.
The federal government has announced up to $100,000 of income support will be made available to businesses impacted by the coronavirus pandemic.