City of Sydney releases vision for high-tech public square

A major new public square at Sydney’s Central station is one step closer, with the City of Sydney releasing its vision for a high-tech, green and people-friendly precinct. The square will complement the NSW Government’s plans for Tech Central, a new 250,000 sqm technology and innovation precinct next to Central Station. Lord Mayor Clover Moore […]

IDEA 2020 International and Emerging Designer of the Year shortlists announced

The shortlists for the IDEA 2020 International category and Emerging Designer of the Year finalists have been revealed today. The shortlisted projects for each category are listed below in a dedicated video and featured on the IDEA website where you can find more images and information about each project. All shortlists to be announced this week: The Residential Multi […]

RMIT research calls for home design to support ageing in place post-pandemic

Pragmatic housing design features are vital to enable older people to stay home longer, have greater independence and reduce the cost of aged care services, according to new RMIT University research. COVID-19 has exposed serious flaws in the quality of care provided in residential aged care. About 1.3 million older Australians need help with their […]

IDEA 2020 Object – Furniture and Lighting (Rising) and Residential Decoration shortlists announced

The shortlists for the IDEA 2020 Object – Furniture and Lighting (Rising) and Residential Decoration categories have been revealed today. The shortlisted projects for each category are listed below in a dedicated video and featured on the IDEA website, where you can find more images and information about each project. All shortlists to be announced this week: The Residential […]

IDEA 2020 Colour and Retail shortlists announced

BESIX and Watpac integrate to create multi-disciplinary contractor