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All That Glitters is Not Gold
Australian cities are known as the best in the world to live in, though changes must be made...
“Great City” Plan Puts Pedestrians First
A new city design envisions an urban centre so compact that nothing is more than a 15-minute walk...
Is Demolishing Aging Skyscrapers the Path to Urban Sustainability?
A new report indicates that the demolition of aging skyscrapers could be the best means of achieving urban...
Skyscraper Trends Shaping Skylines Worldwide
Moving beyond form and function, today’s skyscraper designs explore modernity, sustainable features and mixed-use environments.
Why Trees on Top of Skyscrapers Are a Fantasy
Architectural design proposals often depict high-rise buildings with trees flourishing on the rooftop in an attempt to look...
Green Building Gets a Boost from Surging Energy Costs
Green building is set to receive a boost from ongoing gains in power costs as advocates of sustainable...
Slashing Desalination Energy Requirements
A key Pentagon weapons supplier has developed a new filtration material for the desalination of sea water which...
Royal Adelaide Hospital Sustainably Designed for the Future
The Royal Adelaide Hospital, which is currently under construction, is being guided by stringent environmental standards.
Reigniting Retail in Melbourne’s West: Highpoint’s $300 Million Expansion
Highpoint Shopping Centre in Melbourne’s West has opened its new $300 million retail expansion to the public.
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