Social housing: Essential Infrastructure

Safe, adequate, affordable and appropriate housing is critical to health, wellbeing and social and economic security. However, many Australians cannot find housing in the private market and the social housing system is under-resourced and manifestly unable to meet demand.” – Australian Housing and Urban Research Institute (AHURI), A conceptual analysis of social housing as infrastructure It’s…

Change your life, not your address

Looking to Knock down and rebuild? Partner with one of Australia’s Largest building companies for the knockdown rebuild information evening Wednesday 5th June in Brisbane Join Metricon for a FREE KnockDown ReBuild information session. As part of our Metricon BuildSmart Series, you’ll learn from our specialist staff and our customers as they explain the knockdown…

$150 million South Bank theatre revealed

Norwegian architecture firm Snøhetta and local partner Blight Rayner have been chosen to design the new $150 million theatre in South Bank. The team will deliver the design for the new 1500-seat theatre after being chosen from a shortlist that included Kerry Hill Architects, M3 and the London-based AL_A. The Queensland cultural precinct, designed by celebrated Brisbane…

Melbourne’s $50 billion Suburban Rail Loop

Initial site investigations for Melbourne’s $50 billion Suburban Rail Loop will start in the second half of 2019 with specific station locations for the underground network yet to be finalised. The Andrews’ government announced the transport project on Facebook last August, laying out plans to connect with every major rail line from the Frankston line to…