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Place Design Group’s new CEO to expand horizons

Beth Toon has been appointed in the planning and design consultancy’s newly created role designed to drive “sustainability and succession” across the Pan Asia operations.

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How to slash water use in high-rise buildings by 80 per cent

Water scarcity is a serious issue for densely populated cities, especially in Australia. Fortunately, technology can help us reduce huge amounts of water in our buildings, with the good old vacuum toilet leading the way.