Some home owners have got adult kids who never left home, while for others, it’s the mature age children returning to the family house - in either instance, there’s an immediate need for more personal, communal and functional living space.
Adding a granny flat or garden studio is fast becoming a popular style of home extension to accommodate unexpected long-term guests..
DesignBUILD showcases a huge variety of exhibitors and new product innovations. Designated showfloor areas include flooring, walling and roofing; windows and doors; bathroom and kitchen; outdoor; smart home and automation, and a dedicated international exhibitor area.
Here’s a snapshot of new products you can expect to see at the show:
The Bidet Shop
Sustainable design, building and construction isn’t just about today’s innovations and ideas - it’s also about tomorrow’s possibilities with a focus on educational settings.
Next generation innovators of sustainable building in Victoria start at the University of Melbourne’s Faculty of Architecture, Building and Planning. The Smart Green Schools: Educational and ..
For more than a decade the Australian Construction Industry Forum (ACIF) have given the design, building and construction industry localised and customised forecasts, as well as a clear outlook of demand and supply across all sectors, activity type and locations, for the next ten years.
DesignBUILD will see the first release of ACIF's Customised Forecast Dashboard, which g..
Amid rumours of corruption across the Australian construction landscape, building firms and industry bodies have renewed the call to re-establish the Australian Building and Construction Commission.
The Gillard government replaced the Australian Building and Construction Commission (ABCC) in 2012 with the Fair Work Building and Construction Inspectorate. Since then the Abb..
The move to ‘press fit’ has been a major trend in Europe for many years, and it’s now growing in popularity in Australia for gas and water applications, according to market leader Viega.
Put simply, the consistent pressing force delivered by a pressing tool ensures a secure, permanent, non-detachable connection. Viega introduced the Propress system in Europe in 1989,..