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Development & Planning

Thursday, April 17, 2014 - 06:46
Last week project partners celebrated the official start to works for Dandenong's new ATO complex, which spearheads an increased level of development in Melbourne's 'second city'. At the on-site ceremony EPC Pacific Chief Executive Patrick Smith stated “This development is achieving the vision of the Revitalising Central Dandenong project by...

Policy, Culture & Opinion

Friday, April 11, 2014 - 12:00
Height is perhaps the most contentious of all issues when discussing new building proposals. Maybe because it is readily quantifiable relative to the surroundings, or because fear of height has become a default response to any new development, it is often debated as a singular issue. Many ignore the other...

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Visual Melbourne

Wednesday, April 2, 2014 - 13:56
Do you have an Instagram account? Do you like taking photos of buildings? Would you like to win a $500 voucher to dine on some top nosh? Well, follow @Elenberg_fraser on Instagram, take original photos of EF designed buildings, tag the EF Instagram account in your photo and use the...

Transport & Design

Saturday, April 19, 2014 - 07:14
"Reimagine. To reimagine is to do something in a way that's never been done before." That's the crux of Emporium Melbourne 's new marketing campaign that ushered in the opening of the new $1.16 billion retail project on Thursday. It's been a while coming, in fact far longer than the...

Sustainability & Environment

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Thursday, April 3, 2014 - 12:05
Last week the Australian arm of prominent global engineering firm Meinhardt released a white paper titled 'How Far Are We From Truly Green Façades?' via their Practical Imagination platform. The white paper delves into the issues currently surrounding the advancement of green facades which in turn allows the practice to...