Quote of the day 26/10

Buildings should be designed from the inside out. The design should respond to what the building wants to be rather than be an architectural statement glorifying the architect…the building should enhance the day-to-day experience, bringing delight to people’s lives, making sure somebody has a view or some sunlight falling the right way.  – David Kelly […]

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Cross Laminated Timber in Australia

CLT or ‘Cross Laminated Timber’, as it is known is not a new building material, its use in Europe throughout construction is widely recognized and implemented. However, recent innovations in its use has seen projects like Waugh Thistleton Architect’s’ Murray Grove scheme’ in the UK emerge. The Murray Grove building is a 9 story structure […]

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Small is the new big in homes

Supersize is suddenly becoming downsize as home buyers opt for smaller, more efficient homes, one of Australia’s largest property developers says. Stockland chief executive for residential communities, Mark Hunter told Fairfax newspapers on Thursday that the average four-bedroom home had shrunk 20 per cent since 2007. Mr Hunter said smaller three-bedroom, two-bathroom homes were “the […]

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