Industry trades and professionals head to DesignBUILD each year to hear the industry’s latest news and see cutting edge products. In 2014, the Project Next feature will deliver an engaging platform where visitors can experience an integrated and built reality of the market’s most sustainable products.Project Next is the exciting evolution of the “Future Living” concept,..
More than a plastic sheet, polycarbonate products continue to grow in popularity as architects seek tailor-made solutions that enhance interior and exterior appearances and functionality, embracing natural sunlight while offering durability and security.From reducing installation and labour costs to creating tailored architectural product solutions, the technology behind polyca..
The voice of Australia’s residential building industry, the Housing Industry Association (HIA), recently announced in their quarterly Trades Report that the demand for skilled labour increased during the September 2013 quarter, while residential building approvals hit the highest levels since 2010.“Total residential building approvals in September 2013 increased by 14.4 per..
Melbourne Airport is set for a major expansion, with a multi-billion dollar development plan announced that will see new facilities open in mid-2015, creating over 3000 construction jobs.Competitive price wars in the airline industry have taken the concept of flying here there and everywhere to a whole new level and Melbourne Airport CEO Chris Woodruff said their new expansion ..
Record low interest rates are doing more than stimulating the real estate market, with mortgage holders using the cashflow to take on renovation projects, according to industry research presented by the Australian Construction Industry Forum (ACIF).It seems it’s not just the residential building sector interested in renovating, with ACIF Executive Director Peter Barda reveali..
Traditional flushing toilets can use up to 12 litres of water per flush, which correlates to the same volume of waste that then needs to be treated. However, technology and commercialisation of vacuum toilets in Australia is reducing the water and waste requirements by as much as 90 per cent, according to the experts at Vacuum Toilets Australia.
If you’ve ever been on a ..