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Solar with smarts – case study

19 May, 2017
A 3.4 kW solar panel system with Enphase microinverters and two 1.2 kWh batteries is installed to meet the daily electricity needs of a family of four. The Envoy control system provides monitoring of electricity generation, storage and...

Living Cities Forum 2017

19 May, 2017
Melbourne’s six-year place atop the Economist’s Global Liveability Ranking would appear to put the city in an unassailably positive position. But how reliable is this annual review of the city’s celebrated liveability? Some feel that such...

2017 Victorian Architecture Awards Shortlist Announced

17 May, 2017
Shortlisted entries for the 2017 Victorian Architecture Awards speak directly to the importance of design, place, culture and community. The annual program, run by the Australian Institute of Architects’ Victorian Chapter, showcases the role of...

Entries open for the Intergrain Timber Vision Awards

16 May, 2017
For the eighth consecutive year, the Intergrain Timber Vision Awards is running again and entries are now open. Following the success of previous years, the Awards program is designed to celebrate innovative use of timber in the built environment...

The Australian Pavilion Biennale Arte exhibition opens

15 May, 2017
The Australian Pavilion at the Biennale Arte 2017 presents MY HORIZON, a solo exhibition by the Brisbane-born, internationally acclaimed artist Tracey Moffatt. Evoking tantalising, open-ended narratives, MY HORIZON comprises two new series of...