Building

Queensland leads country in tackling dodgy building products

After years of federal government inquiries, reports, hand-wringing and head-shaking over dodgy building products, the Queensland government has leapt over the competition with a new set of building product safety…

Passive House rolls into the commercial property space

The revolutionary Passive House system could be about to transform the commercial buildings market following a new partnership struck between the Green Building Council of Australia, the Passive House Institute and…

Vertical campuses: tall, green and the next big thing

Western Sydney University this week became part of a growing global trend of developing mixed-use, vertical campuses with solid green credentials. The $220.5 million Architectus-designed tower is one of the…

Virtual reality for off-the-plan sales on the rise

Virtual reality is being used to give potential residents a better understanding of what living at Lendlease’s Melbourne Quarter will be like, offering hope that fewer resources can be consumed…