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Indigenous heritage lacquers the walls of Australia’s newest rail stations

Indigenous heritage lacquers the walls of Australia’s newest rail stations

As an act of designing with Country, the integration of Indigenous art into rail infrastructure honours deep histories while symbolising a vibrant future for First Nations peoples.

Hassell and GBCA on social value in the built environment

Hassell and GBCA on social value in the built environment

Building on a recent research paper, Helen Bell and Dr Brett Pollard discuss how social value is defined, its potential pitfalls, and why it matters.

Building futures: New TAFE NSW facility streamlines entry into construction sector

Building futures: New TAFE NSW facility streamlines entry into construction sector

Gray Puksand’s construction-focused facility at TAFE NSW responds to the critical need for a resilient Australian construction industry.

BLP’s Bettina Bartos on science, technology and healthcare design

BLP’s Bettina Bartos on science, technology and healthcare design

To mark International Women’s Day 2024, we hear directly from the BLP Principal who has forged an impressive career designing in and around healthcare, science and technology.

Buildings Breakthrough at COP28: Q&A with David Ness

Buildings Breakthrough at COP28: Q&A with David Ness

UniSA Professor David Ness played a key role in a UN report on CO2 emissions relating to buildings, construction and urban growth which underpins the Buildings Breakthrough official launch at COP28 in Dubai.

BCA launches the Built Environment Innovation Hub to accelerate industry transformation

BCA launches the Built Environment Innovation Hub to accelerate industry transformation

The hub is envisioned as a collaborative space to connect like-minded individuals, showcase innovative technologies, and transfer knowledge.

RSP unveils new business initiatives to meet future demands of the built environment

RSP unveils new business initiatives to meet future demands of the built environment

RSP charts a new expertise ecosystem to bring sustainability, innovation, education, Metaverse and AI under one roof.

WY-TO Group designs with a cause

WY-TO Group designs with a cause

Committed to designing to enrich lives, WY-TO Group challenges the status quo with conscious interventions that traverse project typologies and set sights on mitigating societal global challenges in urbanism and the built environment.

‘+Pavilion explores the future of sustainable construction

‘+Pavilion explores the future of sustainable construction

Open from 26 May till August 2022 to the public, +Pavilion installation seeks to contribute towards building better lives in Singapore, and beyond.

Adib Jalal on defining relationships with place

Adib Jalal on defining relationships with place

Urbanist Adib Jalal explores our evolving relationships with the built environment and places connection at the heart of meaningful design.