Masonry: playful experimentation and linking to the Australian environment


Think Brick CEO ELIZABETH MCINTYRE reflects on some of the creative and innovative projects using masonry to blend buildings into Australian landscapes.


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Can we transform the building sector? (part two)


In part two of his article on transforming the building sector, TURLOUGH GUERIN explores ethics in construction, developments in supply chains and more.


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Can we transform the building sector? (part one)


In part one of his article on transforming the building sector, TURLOUGH GUERIN considers some of the highlights of the GBCA National conference.


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The rise of the technology architect


What is a technology architect and what does their emergence mean for Australian builders? MARK JEISMAN explains.


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Court decision clarifies builders’ rights to quantum meruit claims


The High Court's milestone judgement on Mann v. Paterson Constructions clarifies contractor rights to quantum meruit in cases of contract repudiation.


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Commercial building approval rates break records


Commercial building approval rates hit record highs in August 2019 as new home approval continued trending towards a seven-year low.


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Demand grows for dementia design across Australia’s built environment


It's time to take the lessons learnt designing for people with more physical disabilities and apply them to dementia design innovations.


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How to retain customers and leave them wanting more


flexigroup's LIBBY MINOGUE shares four tips on how building business owners can give their customers what they want and keep them coming back for more.


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Moat’s Corner Wins Building Design of the Year Award


Vibe Design Group’s Moat’s Corner has won Building Design of the Year at the annual Building Design Awards


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Sydney’s Mascot Towers evacuation unlikely to be a one-off, report suggests


The recent evacuation of Sydney’s Mascot Towers apartment complex has thrown the problem of shonky building practices into sharp focus.


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