Vietnamese architect Vo Trong Nghia wants “to bring nature back to the city”. His scaffold-like bamboo grid structure, Green Ladder (previously installed in Brisbane), is sprinkled with plants, and is the force behind a three-year program of architectural pavilions.
Australian Treasurer Scott Morrison handed down the 2018/19 Federal Budget in Parliament last month on May 8, with plenty of measures and initiatives impacting the building and construction industries.
New technology is changing the face of building sites— with every construction employee walking around with a smartphone in their pocket, there’s less paper floating around, more apps being utilised and a commitment to sustainability and collaboration.
The latest industry forecasts released recently by the Australian Construction Industry Forum (ACIF), the peak consultative body for building and construction, anticipate continued growth in the sector attributed to infrastructure and non-residential projects.
IoT design for interiors is gaining popularity at a rapid pace. With over 3.58 billion web users worldwide and 4.9 billion unique mobile users, there is high demand for maximum connectivity at all times and in all locations, from offices to homes.
Lets face it, if you engage an architect to renovate or build a new home, the probability is that you’re not looking for something that appears ‘cookie-cutter made’. However, with the cost of real estate heading north, in line with the cost of building, it’s not surprising that architectural briefs err on the side of caution.
Driven by significant advances in tile manufacturing, with technologies such as continuous pressing, digital inkjet decoration, and new glaze formulations; the technical and aesthetic evolution of ceramic tiles has accelerated significantly over the past five years.