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15 Jan 2018

A Bright Future Ahead...

By Jacinta Houzer

The Pantone colour of 2018 is here, and it’s not what you’d expect. Welcome Ultra Violet.

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08 Dec 2017

Dear Santa…

Christmas is just around the corner and we are all left scratching our heads wondering what presents to buy. Here’s a guide to a handful of options for the creatives in your life…

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25 Nov 2017

The evolution of activity-based workplaces

By Ben Hurley

Activity-based working has revolutionised the open-plan office, but the pressure is on to keep up innovation and deliver on the promises of flexibility and freedom at work.

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20 Nov 2017

Geography Students learn from Subiaco Case Study

By Jacinta Houzer

Hames Sharley’s collaborative initiative to educate Year 7 students about Transport Orientated Developments (TOD) and interconnected communities.

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12 Nov 2017

Surf Life Saving Clubs – The True Spirit of Australia

By Michael Cooper

We investigate why Surf Life Saving Clubs are surely among the greatest architectural symbols of Australian society.

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21 Oct 2017

It’s a shore thing

By Michael Cooper

Approximately 85% of our population live within 50km of the ocean and our climate has facilitated a deeply embedded culture of life at the water’s edge. Therefore it is natural that our nation has become leaders in the field of waterfront urban design. But what are the factors that make a truly great waterfront? We present ten key considerations when for planning the perfect place at the water’s edge.

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14 Oct 2017

What’s New in Home Automation

By Vanessa McDaid

Home automation is getting a whole lot closer for the average family. Currently the domain of top end residential builds and the tech savvy, the Internet of Things (IoT) is coming soon to a neighbourhood near you…

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26 Sep 2017

The future is (virtually) here

By Michael Cooper

Over the years futurists have predicted many innovations that have failed to come to fruition, from flying cars to hoverboards, but when you consider the cost implications and logistics of these inventions, it’s understandable that technology might fail to keep pace with our aspirations for the world of tomorrow. That said, one exciting and long-anticipated innovation is so close you can… well, you can almost touch it.