The Architecture Drilldown - Knowledge is Power - Issue #15

With a too-close-to-predict election happening in NSW tomorrow - a precursor the federal event in May
March 22 · Issue #15 · View online
The Architecture Drilldown - Knowledge is Power
With a too-close-to-predict election happening in NSW tomorrow - a precursor the federal event in May? - there’s a lot of politics this week.
And would you believe there is still politics around climate change? Even though the actuaries are all over the financial risks and implications, suggesting that within decades: “around 850,000 homes could be “uninsurable” unless more consideration is given to where and how properties are built.”
Ho hum, business as usual right? Or not, if young people have anything to say about it… read on, then jump on to Insta or Twitter to comment or disagree with any of this week’s articles.

So, what’s of international interest this week?
Ways to finance deep energy retrofits from around the world
Owen Hopkins: "Brexit is an opportunity for architects to take back control"
Critical Round-Up: Hudson Yards
Heatherwick's Vessel at Hudson Yards opens to the public
10 micro home floor plans designed to save space
Right-o, what’s happening on the national / federal front?
Davina Rooney targets net zero energy and residential property as new head of GBCA
What our leaders said about the school climate change strike
Actuaries blowing the whistle on climate change risk
Great to see this recognition of Justine Clark's (and Parlour's) contribution to gender equity
3D printed homes at scale one step closer to reality
How the world’s oldest living culture can help shape sustainability
How money shapes architecture: Oliver Wainwright
Tiny houses you can stay in, or purchase: CABN
Drilling down further – what’s news across the states?
New South Wales, where it’s rightly all about tomorrow’s election…
Stadia, Sirius and the missing middle: what the election means for architects and the built environment
Politicians chasing NSW votes with sustainability promises
Why we need to plan our cities for the jobs of the future: GSC
Western Australia
Landmark ‘baugruppe’ in White Gum Valley nearly set to start, led by Geoffrey London
What upcoming events should I put in my diary?
Living Cities Forum expands to Sydney (28 May) after Melbourne event (23 May)
Are there any competitions, awards or essential-bedtime-reading tenders I need to know about?
City of Sydney launches alternative housing comp, to "identify and develop new models to increase affordable housing supply"
Entries open for 2019 Think Brick Awards, due 3 May 2019
Australian Interior Design Awards: shortlist announced, event on 31 May
Must read publications?
The PROCUREMENT issue of Architecture Bulletin, guest edited by Kathlyn Loseby
Armchair (or actual?) travel…
The 83 best new buildings in London shortlisted by the RIBA
Inspiration or Archi-porn? You decide…
'The whole world changed': Australians helping rebuild earthquake-hit Nepal
John Gollings on Instagram: “In commemoration of today’s United Nations’ World Water Day a 16C Indian step-well...”
Sounds Like Design’s Marketing and Communications tip of the week…
The ACA has launched a chat forum. You should join, and contribute!
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