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Sydney Build Expo 2022

Building up to Sydney Build Expo 2022: What to check out at Australia's Leading Construction, Architecture & Infrastructure Expo!

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James Hardie Award winner wows from every angle

MELBOURNE: A stunning country-Victorian home by Ryan Darling of RLD Design has taken out the James Hardie Award (Vic.) at the 2021 Design Matters National (DMN) Building Design Awards.

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Baranduda ‘Greenest House’ challenges mindsets to win ESD Building Design Award

MELBOURNE: Greenest House, by Massimo Loche of Ausplan Design Group, has won the Building Design Award for Environmentally Sustainable Design, sponsored by Weathertex, at the 2021 Design Matters National Building Design Awards.

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One-off monument to minimalism wins Building Design of the Year Award Victoria

MELBOURNE: Silver Linings, by Wade Stephens of Rachcoff Vella Architecture, has taken out the Building Design of the Year Award (Vic.) at the 2021 Design Matters National Building Design Awards.

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