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Perfect atmosphere
Advanced Temperzone air-con units were specified for cinemas at EntX – bringing total comfort for patrons and savings for Hoyts.
Turning the page?
Chicago Tribune’s new premises have everything needed for a modern media firm, while acknowledging its long 171-year history.
Ground scraper
Tired of high-rise, well how about very low rise? This hotel design starts far below ground in an old quarry – welcome to Shanghai’s Shimao Wonderland.
Sustainable skiing
A large waste-to-energy plant by BIG architects has a roof that's a giant artificial ski slope – and it looks pretty wild.


Technology savvy in the workplace

Technology is now integral to our daily lives. Here's a guide to making sense of a tech-meets-work world.

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At one with the scenery

Ever feel your knowledge of nature is shaped by the odd David Attenborough video? This dome eco-escape lets you embrace things on a far more personal level.

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Well, it looks simple

Complex engineering underpins the award-winning Perry Bridge, created specifically for pedestrians and cyclists.

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New Sydney Fish Market to transform Blackwattle Bay

Out of the ordinary would be one understated way to describe the just-released concept for Sydney's new fish market.

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Green is the new vertical

Green walls and roofs result in fresher air, happier and healthier staff, and can reflect a company's green philosophy says Natural Habitats CEO, Graham Cleary

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Waving not drowning

Our planet’s limited energy resources are shrinking fast and architecture is one way of turning back the tide – as with this sea-powered hotel.

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Plastic is not convenient

Out of the factory, into the shop, into your hand, into the bin, and then into the sea. Here's one way to cut  use of single-use plastics.

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RIBA-winner Bloomberg

Winner of this year's RIBA National Award, Foster + Partners' new Bloomberg HQ is a sight to behold.

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Volume 34 No 2C
Discover what's new in the world of commercial design.

Latest commercial design videos

Tunnel of light
MAD Architects add enthralling artistic spaces to the historic, 750m-long Kiyotsu Gorge lookout tunnel in Japan’s Niigata prefecture.
How Africa is Becoming China's China

As China's economy at home starts to slow, Africa is fast becoming a source of new opportunity for the burgeoning super power

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The Shimizu Mega-City Pyramid 

If it's ever constructed, the Shimizu Mega-City Pyramid in Tokyo Bay will stand over 2,000 metres tall and contain enough living space to house 750,000.

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