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NOTES ON THE LACROSSE FIRE VCAT DECISION
In the early morning of 24 November 2014, a fire broke out on the balcony of Apartment 805 in the Lacrosse apartment tower in Melbourne Docklands. Starting from an unextinguished cigarette butt, the fire proceeded…
2019 ARCHITEAM DIRECTOR’S PLANNING DAY
Each year the Board of Directors meet in January for the annual Planning Day, established as the opportunity for the…
WCPGW – INSURANCE & CLADDING
Dear WCPGW, I am increasingly concerned about the crisis in the building industry surrounding ‘claddings’, and now another façade fire!…
RAsP – update
ArchiTeam’ s research initiative, RASP (Research for Architects in Small Practice), is up and running.  Contracts between the University of…
WCPGW sharing a Christmas Wishlist
Hello from WCPGW! Writing this at 11.57 pm on a Sunday night way past any deadline or bedtime, you may…
WCPGW: Limits and boundaries and fee proposals
A member has written in to What Could Possibly Go Wrong? asking about charging extra fees when a client has…
Architects vs the Banks – Submission to the Banking Royal Commission
The ArchiTeam Cooperative joined forces with the ACA and the Australian Institute of Architects to highlight the unfair treatment of…
WCPGW: Risk, Risk – Just can’t get enough
A member has written in asking about taking on a ‘contract administration only’ phase of a project and if there…
BEC – Built Environment Channel
Over the last 18 months a new architecture media service has been in development that can save architects time and…
WCPGW – Architects for indifference
Architects for indifference – A member has written in to What could possibly go wrong? congratulating ArchiTeam on getting the…