Woods Bagot to design major terminal expansion at Hobart Airport

Following its busiest year ever with more than 2.6 million passengers passing through the terminal, Hobart Airport has unveiled plans for a major terminal expansion with international processing facilities, which is being designed by Woods Bagot.  Leading the airport terminal master planning and design team, Woods Bagot principal Andy Gentry explains that the initial December 2020 stage […]

Precht’s timber skyscraper combines modular homes with vertical farms

Architecture practice Precht, created by Penda co-founder Chris Precht and his wife Fei, has designed a skyscraper concept that would see residents produce their own food in vertical farms. Called The Farmhouse Precht designed the modular building system to combat the combined issues of climate change, population growth, and food shortages. It aims to create […]

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 […]

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