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Technology savvy in the workplace
Technology is now integral to our daily lives. Here's a guide to making sense of a tech-meets-work world.
At one with the scenery
Ever feel your knowledge of nature is shaped by the odd David Attenborough video? This dome eco-escape lets you embrace things on a far more personal level.
Well, it looks simple
Complex engineering underpins the award-winning Perry Bridge, created specifically for pedestrians and cyclists.
New Sydney Fish Market to transform Blackwattle Bay
Out of the ordinary would be one understated way to describe the just-released concept for Sydney's new fish market.

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Green is the new vertical

Green walls and roofs result in fresher air, happier and healthier staff, and can reflect a company's green philosophy says Natural Habitats CEO, Graham Cleary

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Waving not drowning

Our planet’s limited energy resources are shrinking fast and architecture is one way of turning back the tide – as with this sea-powered hotel.

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Plastic is not convenient

Out of the factory, into the shop, into your hand, into the bin, and then into the sea. Here's one way to cut  use of single-use plastics.

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RIBA-winner Bloomberg

Winner of this year's RIBA National Award, Foster + Partners' new Bloomberg HQ is a sight to behold.

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Fluid exoskeleton and swirling voids create a unique architectural expression

A vanguard of architectural design, the Morpheus Hotel by Zaha Hadid Architects is the new five-star centre piece of Macau’s City of Dreams resort

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With planet-friendly materials now a fundamental design consideration, the choice of sustainable flooring is a must

Polyflor’s vinyl flooring options tick several green boxes including a long life, recylability and being on the Ecospecifier database

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Mpavilion 2018 by Barcelona’s Carme Pinós opens in Melbourne

Known for her community-focused design, Carme Pinós’s MPavilion is the first public work in Australia by a female Spanish architect.

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Winners announced for NZ Wood-Resene Timber Design Awards 2018

Timber industry and design professionals were honoured for their creativity and ingenuity at a gala event in Auckland on 20 September. Entries in the 2018 NZ Wood-Resene Timber Design Awards demonstrated new and different ways to use timber that nevertheless meet all building codes and criteria as well as being beautiful.

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Read the latest edition of Trends Commercial Design

Volume 34 No 2C
Discover what's new in the world of commercial design.

Latest commercial design videos

Tunnel of light
MAD Architects add enthralling artistic spaces to the historic, 750m-long Kiyotsu Gorge lookout tunnel in Japan’s Niigata prefecture.
How Africa is Becoming China's China

As China's economy at home starts to slow, Africa is fast becoming a source of new opportunity for the burgeoning super power

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The Shimizu Mega-City Pyramid 

If it's ever constructed, the Shimizu Mega-City Pyramid in Tokyo Bay will stand over 2,000 metres tall and contain enough living space to house 750,000.

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