Prefabrication and the role it has to play in Australia’s built environment

Recently, industry leaders from Australia’s built environment came together at the prefabAUS 2017 conference to discuss the role prefabrication should play in the future of architectural design and construction. Convened by prefabAUS, the peak body for Australia’s prefabricated building industry, the 2017 conference brought together industry heavyweights to discuss far-reaching trends affecting the built environment […]

Perceptions of doors

What’s the one thing that every single person touches every single day, without giving it a moment’s thought? It’s time designers gave greater consideration to door handles and furniture when specifying on projects. Everyone knows what door handles are, but what about door furniture? Simply put, it’s a catch-all expression referring to any fixtures and […]

Tribe’s visionary modular approach reinvents the hotel experience

“Tribe offers a high-end, designer hotel experience at an affordable rate. Unless you’re an expert on construction techniques you could stay in one of our offerings and you wouldn’t necessarily know it’s built using modular construction.” Tribe Hotel Group is applying the benefits of prefabrication to bring a fresh, international approach to the hotel industry.

The prefab behind Darling Exchange

A bird’s nest, a bundle of tagliatelle, a meringue or even a Slinky. These are some of the descriptions Sydney residents have hit on to describe preliminary images of Darling Exchange. Designed by world-acclaimed Japanese architects Kengo Kuma and Associates (KKA) for Lendlease, the civic building, due for completion in 2018, will be wrapped in […]

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