Tag: Non-compliant building products

The Neo200 building.
News | Editorial Desk AAU | 11 Dec 2019

Victoria’s building regulation to be reviewed

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.

Flammable cladding is thought to have contributed to the spread of the fire at the Grenfell tower in London.
Practice | Wendy Poulton | 30 Apr 2018

Defective building products: Update

Update on activity to prevent the use of defective building products, in particular for aluminium compositive cladding

The Grenfell Tower fire in London.
News | Linda Cheng | 7 Sep 2017

Senate inquiry urges total ban on flammable cladding; government senators disagree

Despite widespread support for an urgent ban on flammable cladding, the government says a ban “will not solve the issue.”

The Lacrosse Building in Melbourne's Docklands.
News | Linda Cheng | 20 Jul 2017

Institute calls for ‘substantial fines’ for non-compliant products substitution

In a submission to a Senate inquiry, the Australian Institute of Architects has also pushed for architects to play a larger role in the construction process.

Flammable cladding is thought to have contributed to the spread of the fire at the Grenfell tower in London.
Discourse | Wendy Poulton | 7 Jul 2017

High-rise fires and non-conforming products: how can architects manage the risk?

Risk manager Wendy Poulton considers the various investigations into non-conforming building products that have taken place following incidents across Australia.

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