May, 12-13th, 2021
Disruptive change is coming to the construction industry, and it will affect every segment of the value chain. The Covid-19 pandemic has only accelerated this change and created a greater imperative to act.
December 11 2020,
"The nation's next big thing, a Big Koala, is set to be installed in a new tourist attraction unveiled near Port Macquarie on the New South Wales mid-north coast."
December 10 2020
"The Cowarra State Forest Tourism precinct is a step closer to reality with the official release of a master plan for the future development of the area."
October 8 2020
A group of more than 20 University of Newcastle Architecture students have contributed their design skills to a project aimed at helping the endangered koala species.
February 21 2020
A group of more than 20 University of Newcastle Good Design Australia CEO Brandon Gien said in a statement, “Our world is crying out for cutting edge-design innovations that are solving problems, improving our quality of life and helping our planet move towards a more sustainable future for us all... ''
April 3 2020
“What we will remember out of this are the people who are generous to each other and pass on goodwill. They are the people and the businesses who will do well.”
April 17 2019
“Residents in Sydney’s Erskineville are seeking an interim heritage order on the Swanson Hotel, after its owners lodged plans to redevelop the upper levels into apartments.”
May 17 2018
“On Thursday, May 17, 2018, the Annual Good Design Awards ceremony was held at the Sydney Opera House. These awards recognise the highest achievements of outstanding design.”
January 16 2018
“The future of recycle-powered buildings may be closer than we think with the reveal of plans for a new off-grid high rise in Sydney’s Lower North Shore that could be the answer to sustainable living.”
May 22 2018
"Lightweight, prefabricated and easily assembled school building that has been rolled out in more than 30 earthquake-prone locations across Nepal, which was devastated by severe tremors in 2015."
''BohrHaus prefabricated solution concept from Professor James Murray-Parkes, Director of Science & Engineering at Brookfield, is based on the unique strength and impact resistance of standard freeway safety barriers.''
June 29 2018
''It’s been three years since the Nepali earthquake that killed 9000 people and destroyed hundreds of schools and other vital infrastructure. A team of Australian engineers and architects has designed a lightweight structure that is getting local kids back into the classroom.''
October 31 2017
''Sydney's future residential shape will start to mirror Copenhagen's high-density middle housing as the apartment boom starts to subside, the City of Sydney's director of planning, development and transport.''
May 17 2016
''An Australian duo has created a series of cyclone-resistant prefabricated shelters for remote communities in Vanuatu.
The buildings are adapted from a prefabricated, recycled plastic house prototype.''
July 1 2016
Plastics News / By Kate Tilley
''The design team’s ultimate aim is to use 100 percent recycled plastic to construct homes and other buildings for poor communities around the world that are affected by natural disasters.''
December 1 2016
Cardigan Row / By Steve Napier
''The self-confessed “architect of adventure” is consumed by the theory and execution of sustainability and materials technology. Here, he talks about his research-based approach to design and how urban density can still feel “generous.”
December 3 2016
''It’s a very interesting question that we talk about a lot in the Council on Tall Buildings and Urban Habitat: the efficiency of really tall towers versus a denser walk-up/mid-rise typology like Paris. I think it’s a question of a mix of cities, a mix of placemaking.''
December 7 2016
''The Pompidou Centre in Paris, with its sculptural, structural elements and long-span beams on the outside of the building, is by Renzo Piano & Richard Rogers, and you once worked with Renzo Piano Building Workshop... ''
December 10 2016
''Ken Drawn to complex design challenges that demand innovation, he is also driven by a strong commitment to social and environmental sustainability.''
April 28 2015
''With the Powerhouse Museum set to move from Ultimo to Parramatta, leading architects believe the new building’s design should be put to the people.''
August 21 2015
''Industry transformation will be the core theme of the upcoming prefabAUS annual conference in Melbourne next month and John Wardle (John Wardle Architects) and Ken McBryde will be on hand to discuss the topic.''
September 11 2015
''Prefabricating homes and other buildings is an emerging trend in Australia, but one that's already widely established across Japan, Europe. the US and the UK.''
March 26 2013
''The clients of this residential project in Bronte, Sydney had a modest but cramped beach-side bungalow that was in need of facelift and reworking to suit the busy modern lifestyle of a young professional couple with two toddlers.''
January 28 2012
''Located in a narrow Balmain street, this house (circa 1918) appears fairly typical of the era. Complete with red-brick walls and a heritage colour scheme, the house blends with neighbouring homes. However, while the past has been impeccably restored, a striking contemporary addition literally unfolds in the back garden.''
November 12 2005
''innovarchi architects is a small practice with a big presence and a flavoursome mix of ethics, intelligence and style.''
March 8 2002
"We asked some of the best and brightest from various backgrounds to explain their best ideas - and how they find them. After all, winning in business is all about winning with ideas. Shona Martyn, Ken McBryde, Wilson da Silva, Nick.''