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What can Architects do to help with bush fires? The answer is plenty….
By admin on January 9, 2020

The massive scale of the current bush-fire crisis has shocked Australians. The rebuilding necessary across Australia after the fires will require an army of architects, builders, electricians and plumbers, and many others. Thoughtful design have help shape the reconstruction efforts so that our homes become more resilient against future fires, and they can also be more socially and environmentally conscious that what was lost possibly. BAL The basic BAL requirements should be seen…

Railway Station Experience
By admin on December 16, 2019

Ecotect-Architects, principal Garry Baverstock AM (also Director of Wise Earth PL) and chief associate, James Shaw were lead consultants employed by the Town Of Cottesloe to master plan alternatives as part of the 2008 Enquiry by Design. The same team is part of the NEXUS Architectural team, as well as being founders of NatSCOPE initiative, along with architect/colleague Sasha Ivanovich. The EbD was an exhaustive study that eventually led to the revision of the planning scheme LPS3 after muc…

What Is the Anthropocene and Are We in It?
By admin on August 31, 2019

The dawn of the ‘Anthropocene’ age clearly manifested through the impact of humanity on the planet inducing unnatural climate change, depletion of biodiversity, and a shrinking natural landscape. This translates to a risk of extinction of many species such as sea life, animals and native flora.  This is not acceptable and we are on a collision course with nature. Business as usual does not seem to be working very well in Australia and other developed world countries in the world, of…