In the last year alone, the average house price for all of Australia increased by almost 10 per cent, surging 44.2 per cent from 2011 to 2016. This swell has made the Australian real estate … about Proptech – what is it and where will it lead us
After three years of reported construction declines. However, the outlook for the next 12 months is looking much brighter. According to the latest Construction Outlook Survey, there will be a 7.1 per cent increase in … about A Happy New Year for Construction with Growth Predictions of 7.1%
ConstructionTech is a thriving startup sector that has so far been flying under the radar. Technology is on the verge of revolutionising the construction sector, and a new report shows that it will have a … about How Construction Tech Startups are Aiding the Australian Economy
More than half of Australia’s population is made up of women. However, in our nation’s second largest industry, building and construction, women only make up 11 per cent of the industry’s workforce. This figure drops … about Breaking Down the Wall: Getting Women into The Construction Industry
Timber can do so much more than framing, formwork, architectural features, and finishes. The winners of this year’s 2017 Timber Design Awards are the perfect proof it can be the structural and aesthetic star of … about Inspiring Projects from the 2017 Timber Design Awards
In spite of the Construction, Infrastructure, and Engineering industries dominating Australia's economy, there is a lack of female representation in either executive, leadership, and technical roles. In the construction industry in Australia, the number of … about What is the status of women in construction?
There’s a growing buzz about carbon neutral buildings, especially since the Australian federal government has recently defined a standard for them under the National Carbon Offset Standard. But how exactly do you build one? Jobsite … about How to Build a Carbon Neutral Building
With Black Friday, Cyber Monday and the Christmas shopping frenzy on the horizon, Amazon is anticipated to land in Australia before the end of November. But despite the unabated growth of e-commerce, we are only … about Lockers and robots: Innovations for shoppers
Already some construction apps and tech are making a difference to productivity, with one or two Australian apps in world-leading positions. Here is a selection of 10 of the best...
The Sustainable Materials and Research Team (SMaRT) team at the University of NSW, led by Scientia Professor Veena Sahajwalla is doing just that. It has developed the concept of “micro-factories” to transform the waste into … about The dawn of micro factories: Back to the future with small scale manufacturing