Second engineered timber office building flagged for Barangaroo

Lendlease has lodged a planning application with the Department of Planning & Environment for an engineered timber office building at Barangaroo South. This will be the second of its kind for the award-winning urban precinct. The application, which is subject to the department’s approval following public exhibition, proposes a ‘sister building’ to International House Sydney. […]

From small gardens, big things can grow

Ella Cole surveys three studios that are letting nature take over, with the results benefitting the biodiversity of our cities and humans who live in them.

‘Carbon neutral’ a target for Australia’s building industry

Australia’s property and construction industry now has a clear definition of carbon neutrality, and the race is on to see which company achieves Australia’s first carbon neutral portfolio. The Australian Government’s new National Carbon Offset Standard for Buildings and the National Carbon Offset Standard for Precincts were officially launched by Minister for Environment and Energy, […]

Community feedback on Melbourne’s Lincoln Square

The City of Melbourne seeks community feedback for a proposed expansion to Lincoln Square in Carlton, Melbourne. The historic park is undergoing development, including the creation of a new play space. Chair of the City of Melbourne’s Environment Portfolio Councillor Cathy Oke says the new concept plan will set the direction for improvement works to […]

Not the last straw

Innovative agile whiteboards

Luxxbox has developed a range of agile whiteboards all designed to offer a place to think, introducing the new ThoughtWalls.

Shifts in mixed-use developments with Mark Eden of ThomsonAdsett