THE BUILDING IS SET TO USE A CONSTRUCTION TECHNIQUE KNOWN AS MASS TIMBER CONSTRUCTION (MTC) INVOLVING A STEEL EXOSKELETON THAT UPHOLDS THE ENTIRE STRUCTURE.
Beyond Plans are underway to house the world’s tallest hybrid timber tower in Sydney. Its design is to be undertaken by the collaborative team of SHoP architects, BVN and Eckersley O’ Callaghan. The said 40-storeyed tower will house the Sydney headquarters of the technology company Atlassian. It is supposed to serve as a catalyst for the city’s new tech precinct.
The tower will be constructed using steel, glass and timber. There will be intermingling indoor and outdoor spaces, making way for natural ventilation and large open terraces. The extensive use of timber, proposed for the tower, will significantly reduce the project’s carbon footprint. The building is also proposed to operate on 100% renewable resources from day one of its inception and will have solar panels fitted to its façade.
THE TOWER’S STEEL EXOSKELETON INCORPORATES AN ELECTRICITYGENERATING FAÇADE THAT HAS SELFSHADING CAPABILITIES TO REDUCE THE DIRECT HEAT GAIN.
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Design Build: What makes them Tick and What makes them Pick?
REINVENTING THE SYSTEM OF MASTER BUILDER PRACTICED IN THE TIMES PAST, THE CONCEPT OF DESIGN-BUILD, AN INTEGRATED SERVICE SYSTEM OF DESIGNING AND EXECUTION, IS FAST CATCHING UP. IF THE ARCHITECTS AND DESIGNERS WE SPOKE TO ARE TO BE BELIEVED, THE TREND IS HERE TO STAY!
FLUTING WITH DESIGN
THE FLUTE PROJECT BY AKASH AND POONAM MEHTA, PRINCIPAL DESIGNERS, AMPM DESIGNS, IS A RHYTHMIC DESIGN STORY, NO LESS!
FOUNDATION OF THE FUTURE
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THE INSTANCE YOU ENTER THIS OFFICE DESIGNED BY PS DESIGN, YOU KNOW THEY ARE INTO SOMETHING EARTHY AND GREEN!
AS A PERSONAL SPACE, BATHROOMS ARE CHANGING TO MAKE ROOM FOR THE NEW NORMAL BY USING A COMBINATION OF TECHNOLOGY AND AESTHETICS TO DELIVER FUNCTIONALITY
TWO HOMES BOUND BY PARALLEL THOUGHTS
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UPPING THEIR INNOVATION GAME
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THE BARE AND DYNAMIC
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WOMEN EMPOWERING WOMEN
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TAKING CUES FROM THE REGIONAL VERNACULAR TO REIMAGINE CONTEMPORARY LIVING
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