Adelle King's blog - Mar 2018

As the editor of BUILD I have a keen interest in sustainable housing and new technologies.

USG Boral celebrates 25 years of supporting Henley and The Royal Children’s Hospital Good Friday Appeal      by   Adelle King

27 March 2018

USG Boral has announced that this year it will be celebrating 25 years of working with Henley to build houses for The Royal Children’s Hospital (RCH) Good Friday Appeal (GFA). USG Boral has donated materials and labour to the Charity Home Auction initiative every year since its inception in 1993...

Finalists announced for 32nd Dulux Colour Awards     by   Adelle King

26 March 2018

Dulux has announced that a panel of experts has selected 124 finalists for the Dulux Colour Awards, which are now in their 32nd year...


7 ancient ruins around the world, reconstructed     by   Adelle King

23 March 2018

Ancient ruins give us a fascinating window into the past but no matter how many awe-inspiring archaeological sites you visit, it’s hard to get a real sense of what they would have looked like at their peak...

Homeowners urged to use online register to check engineer’s credentials     by   Adelle King

19 March 2018

The Board of Professional Engineers of Queensland (BPEQ) has released a statement recommending home owners always use the online register of professional engineers to check their credentials...

Best home building and design apps     by   Adelle King

16 March 2018

Last year Apple released its ARKit augmented reality (AR) platform with iOS 11, enabling developers to create apps that blend computer-generated images with a user’s view of the real world. In February this year Google announced a similar platform for Android users, called ARCore...

Bathroom trends for 2018     by   Adelle King

13 March 2018

Hansgrohe has released its bathroom trends for 2018 that prove the room for personal grooming is evolving from a purely function space into a tranquil place to unwind. Here are the three trends Hansgrohe says will be influencing bathroom design around the world this year...


Infrastructure Australia releases new report     by   Adelle King

09 March 2018

Infrastructure Australia has released a new report, Future Cities: Planning for our growing population that models future growth scenarios for Melbourne and Sydney, and looks at the impact these would have on the cities’ transport network, job accessibility and access to, and demand for, social infr...

Case study: Victorian Auditor-General’s Office     by   Adelle King

07 March 2018

The Victorian Auditor-General’s Office (VAGO), which is an independent agency of the State Government that provides audits to Parliament, has recently been refurbished by Baumgart Clark Architects to help create a healthy workplace and improve collaboration...