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Lucinda Hartley’s CoDesign in big growth burst

Founder of Collingwood’s CoDesign Studio in inner city Melbourne returned to her chief executive role at CoDesign Studio this month after parental leave, but says in many ways she considers…

New York scores a WELL first for resi

Developer Gale International has achieved the world’s first multi-residential WELL Building Standard certification for its 21W20 Flatiron luxury condominium project in Manhattan, New York. The project achieved Silver level under…

Why some places make us feel terrible

Been in a concrete box recently that made you feel depressed or annoyed? There’s a solid scientific basis for that response, as leading US architecture critic and lecturer Professor Sarah…

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Lucinda Hartley’s CoDesign in big growth burst

Founder of Collingwood’s CoDesign Studio in inner city Melbourne returned to her chief executive role at CoDesign Studio this month after parental leave, but says in many ways she considers…

New York scores a WELL first for resi

Developer Gale International has achieved the world’s first multi-residential WELL Building Standard certification for its 21W20 Flatiron luxury condominium project in Manhattan, New York. The project achieved Silver level under…

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Been in a concrete box recently that made you feel depressed or annoyed? There’s a solid scientific basis for that response, as leading US architecture critic and lecturer Professor Sarah…

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  Influence the strategic direction of the GBCA Strong commercial focus working closely with the property industry Flexible work arrangements to support a work/life balance Sydney CBD Location About the…

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Steve Dunn to head Victorian Planning Authority

The Victorian Planning Authority has appointed lead director for urban renewal Steve Dunn to serve as acting chief executive, effective immediately. Outgoing chief executive Peter Seamer said Mr Dunn had…

Lucinda Hartley’s CoDesign in big growth burst

Founder of Collingwood’s CoDesign Studio in inner city Melbourne returned to her chief executive role at CoDesign Studio this month after parental leave, but says in many ways she considers…

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Developer Gale International has achieved the world’s first multi-residential WELL Building Standard certification for its 21W20 Flatiron luxury condominium project in Manhattan, New York. The project achieved Silver level under…

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