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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!…
The Naked Architect – Series 2 now available to watch for free!
The Naked Architect — A guide to commissioning an architect – Series 2 now available to watch for free! Are…
RAsP – update
ArchiTeam’ s research initiative, RASP (Research for Architects in Small Practice), is up and running.  Contracts between the University of…
Affordable Housing, what’s happening?
Australia’s median real house price has almost quadrupled since 1970, while real wages have only doubled[1]. An analysis…
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…
SYDNEY: OUR ARCHITECTURAL COMMUNITY
Zoë Geyer reviews our year of Sydney events.   A warm night on Friday 13 March saw myself and fellow…