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2013 Victorian Architecture Award Winners
The winners of the Australian Institute of Architects’ 2013 Victorian Architecture Awards Harmony are linked through heritage and homage.
Docklands Offers Free Retail Space
Dockland Spaces is a new initiative that negotiates short term, rent-free leases for creative...
Is Melbourne Ready for Disaster?
With the increase in global climate change and natural disasters, is Melbourne a resilient...
Paris Embraces New Height Regulations With 12 Skyscrapers
An overturn of a ban on buildings over seven storeys high in Paris now has the city planning...
Battle of the Tallest: 432 Park Avenue Vs. One World Trade Centre
Architect Rafael Viñoly is injecting some serious height into New York’s already busy skyline with his landmark 432 Park...
Revamped Gentleman’s Club Becomes Hotel
A former gentlemen’s club in Montreal, Canada is being expanded to create a luxury hotel.
Finer Details Secures Design Award for Swanston Street Redevelopment
A tiny light bulb has secured the City of Melbourne an Australian International Design Award for street lighting.
Five Architectural Installations Brought to Life by Up-Cycling
Plastic bottles, milk cartons and beer kegs make up five projects that successfully demonstrate the growing trend of up-cycling.
Green Library Facilitates Environmental Education
The green building sector reached another important first with the opening of the world’s first green library for children...
Landscape Architecture a Serious Matter for Allergy Sufferers
Landscape architects working on public spaces in cities and towns should seriously consider the impact of their work...
Great Potential Lies Within Large-Scale Water Harvesting
On dry continents such as Australia, the harvesting of water is crucial to ensure water security.
Canberra’s Landscape Architecture on Display
The National Archives of Australia in Canberra are currently hosting an exhibition depicting the concepts behind the city's creation.
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