Architecture, Construction, Engineering and Interior Design News & Analysis
Author: Meinhardt Group
Tall Buildings: Imaginative Facade Solutions
Façade solutions for skyscrapers need a multi-disciplinary approach that considers architecture, performance, engineering, materials and construction.
Tall Buildings and the Public Realm
How do skyscrapers impact on the public realm? What are the challenges for urban design and landscape architecture?...
Benefits of BIM: Collaborating to Improve Cost Analysis
Engineers Meinhardt and Quantity Surveyors Rider Levett Bucknall explore the benefits of BIM in improving the cost analysis...
Taking Buildings To The Next Level: Vertical Transportation Trends
Vertical transportation designers and engineers are capitalising on new elevator technology to improve floor plates and service efficiency...
Making the Most of Your Existing Structure
With money increasingly tight, more and more construction work is coming in retrofits as opposed to new builds.
The Data Centre Challenge: Going Modular
The data centre market is growing worldwide, with $106 billion spent equipping data centres worldwide in 2012 and...
Slender Towers on Compact Sites: Optimising Structural Design
The trend towards taller, narrower buildings has necessitated a rapid development in design technologies to ensure structural integrity....
Great Foresight Needed in Planning our Cities
Strategic plans for major urban centres must be robust and adaptable enough to withstand population fluctuations and economic...
Vic Govt Paves The Way for Melbourne Developments
Recent government announcements could create higher densities in inner Melbourne and boost planning certainty in Metropolitan Melbourne. ...
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