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2020 Design Matters National 25th Annual Building Design Awards

Building Designers take it to the next level at 25th Annual Building Design Awards


See all the answers to the questions asked in 2D vs 3D Session 1

See all the answers that was asked in Session 1 for AutoCAD vs Revit 3D with Glenn Barrett

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Building designers’ peak body responds to HomeBuilder scheme

Design Matters National joined the building-industry in welcoming HomeBuilder this week


Tracking app helps keeps building sites on track

Keeping track of the workings of a building site can be an exhausting process


Addressing indigenous heritage through design

Connecting to Country, rather than being overwhelmed by thousands of years of culture and history..

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Australia's best custom home of 2020 unveiled

A sophisticated nod to brutalist architecture and tropical modernism, masterfully crafted..


An update from DELWP

Victoria must keep moving, building and growing. Here in Victoria, we are open for business.


Building The Metro Tunnel And Supporting Jobs Through The Crisis

The last two tunnel boring machines (TBMs) on the Metro Tunnel Project are now in the ground, helping to build our state’s biggest public transport project and keeping Victorians in work.


New Release AccuRate Sustainability Tool V2.4.3.21

How can Australia’s community housing providers improve the standard of living


Clean energy and community housing

How can Australia’s community housing providers improve the standard of living


Changes to the Planning and Environment Act 1987 to address COVID-19 Pandemic

The Omnibus COVID-19 (Emergency Measures) Bill 2020 passed by the Victorian Parliament on 23 April 2020 includes changes to the Planning and Environment Act 1987.


Sharjah fire: Aluminium cladding blamed as authorities to probe towers across emirate

A high-rise tower that was gutted when a blaze tore through it last week was covered with cladding that was banned on new buildings three years ago


NatHERS Certificate updates

NatHERS Administrator have completed major updates to the NatHERS Certificate to improve its usabili


Creating a smooth finish and clean lines

Steeply pitched gable roofs, strikingly clean & straight lines plus simple cladding and pared-back wall finishes in neutral colour palettes are the hallmarks of a typical Scandi Barn home.


Design intersects with Building Science

Late last October, the AIRAH Building Physics Conference was held in Melbourne.


VBA hosts Rapid Industry Guidance service to keep industry safe and open

Keeping Victoria’s building and construction industry safe and open during the coronavirus (COVID-19) pandemic is now even easier, with the Victorian Building Authority (VBA) hosting a dedicated call centre providing rapid guidance and information on

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