News: Design

Christchurch Botanic Gardens trials driverless shuttle

The Christchurch Botanic Gardens is trialling New Zealand’s first Smart Shuttle – offering the public a free ride this weekend (15th- 16th February). The Ohmio Lift shuttle,…

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Feb 15, 2020 Design / Environment / Parks / Recreation / Technology /


Cairns’ innovative and creative bin design encourages waste disposal

An innovative solution to an ongoing litter problem is being unveiled today at Coastwatcher Skate Park in Trinity Beach, Cairns. Josh Royale collects rubbish at the skate park every week…

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Feb 14, 2020 Design / Environment /


Backers of Cottesloe Beach redevelopment face unexpected response to design plans

A plan to redevelop the Indiana Teahouse on Perth’s Cottesloe Beach has been temporarily halted, with Minderoo Group announcing it will need more time to consider options for the…

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Feb 11, 2020 Aquatics / Design / Recreation / Tourism /


New Wellington sport facility looks to become leader in high performance sports

A new $30 million indoor sporting facility being constructed as part of a $80 million redevelopment project in the Wellington suburb of Heretaunga iaims to position the New Zealand…

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Feb 4, 2020 Design / Education / Fitness / Sport / Venues /


Gold Coast’s Green Bridge connecting HOTA to Chevron Island opens

The Gold Coast’s Home of the Arts (HOTA) Green Bridge, a vital gateway between HOTA and Chevron Island has opened. The $19.5 million, five metre wide Green Bridge spans 130 metres…

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Feb 3, 2020 Arts / Culture / Design / Fitness / Parks /


New multi-million dollar Northam Aquatic Facility opens

Designed to reinvigorate Northam's sport precinct, the new $10 million Northam Aquatic Centre has officially opened after a year of construction. Located in Northam, northeast of Perth…

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Feb 2, 2020 Aquatics / Design / Sport /


Adelaide adds vibrancy to its streets with creative lighting

New creative lighting in Adelaide’s Moonta Street, at the core of Chinatown, is aimed to enhance and stimulate retail and shopfront investment. The South Australian Government has…

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Jan 31, 2020 Culture / Design / Entertainment / Retail / Safety /


Gas bill shock triggers revolution in energy-efficient aquatic centre design

As councils struggle to cope with ever rising gas bills to heat and cool their aquatic centres, pressure is building to find cheaper and less carbon-intensive ways to keep these treasured…

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Jan 31, 2020 Aquatics / Design / Environment / Finance / Recreation /


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iEDM integrate Design, Engineering and Delivery Management services to convert existing spaces into exciting new entertainment venues. Our team consists of highly qualified professionals with diverse…

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Geoff Ninnes Fong & Partners (GNFP) is a structural, aquatic and civil engineering consultancy with broad experience in the design of new municipal and institutional swimming pools, hydrotherapy…

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Established in 1994, Ceramic Solutions has excelled at the supply and installation of swimming pool tiles and equipment for the pool and leisure industry, with a focus on the needs of end-users. …

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Commercial Aquatics Australia provides aquatic solutions nationwide and is one of the largest and most experienced companies specialising in the design, construction, renovation, service, maintenance…

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