How can we design desirable cities of the future?

According to the latest UN projections, the world’s population is set to grow by 2.9 billion – that’s the equivalent of two more African continents – in the next 33 years. By that time, it’s expected that humans will have developed into an almost exclusively urban species with 80-90 percent of people living in cities. […]

Woods Bagot appoints Paul Rea to lead rail projects in Australia

Woods Bagot has appointed international specialist Paul Rea to the role of Australia’s regional leader, rail. The appointment follows “unprecedented” levels of investment in transport infrastructure and a confident pipeline of work, says the practice. Rea brings with him more than 25 years in the architecture profession leading a wide range of high profile rail […]

Calls for heightened focus on reform after cladding blamed for Melbourne fire

The Australian Institute of Architects’ Victorian Chapter is calling for a heightened focus on reform in the wake of an apartment building fire in Melbourne CBD, which firefighters say has combustible cladding similar to the material used on London’s Grenfell Tower. The fire started on the 22nd floor balcony of the Neo200 apartment complex on 4 February at […]

Six misconceptions limiting growth in your practice

Over 20 years of developing software designed to help architectural businesses improve their effectiveness
and efficiency in project delivery, Total Synergy CEO Scott Osborne has seen many pitfalls and misconceptions that typically limit growth and progress. Here, he breaks down a few for you to consider in your business. Are you managing your practice or does […]