Dulux releases declarations on the environmental impact of each paint

In a first for Australian paint companies, Dulux Australia has published and released in-depth environmental documentation, Environmental Product Declarations (EPDs), on its products.

Greening a room

Image above, Little Bean Roasters by More Design Office, photo by Raphael Oliver. Written by Sarah Hetherington. The movement towards clean living and well-being has, according to Sarah Hetherington, amplified the current trend of transporting nature indoors. Whether inspired by Japanese gardens, tropical rainforests or the Australian bush, there has been a proliferation of greened […]

The sustain pedal with Jan O’Connor

Image above, Smith House by environa studio, features optimum orientation and solar access. Image courtesy the architect. Jan O’Connor of environa studio, an expert in the world of sustainability, discusses the intangible new parameters qualifying sustainability. Gillian Serisier: Five years ago sustainability meant solar panels. But now we’re at a very different place in the […]

Caboolture’s new GP Super Clinic brings nature and wellness into focus

Taking the concept of patient wellness as an integral design driver, Wilson Architects has designed Caboolture’s new GP Super Clinic replete with vibrant interiors and plenty of natural elements.

The modern workplace

Reconceptualising the design studio for today’s students