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Tuesday, 05 February 2019 01:00

Turning bio-solids into bricks

A research team at RMIT University in Melbourne, Australia, has found a method to turn bio-solids into sustainable bricks.

Thursday, 06 August 2015 18:06

Skyscraper Inspired By Beyoncé

A 68-storey skyscraper in the central business district of Melbourne, which is "inspired" by ... Beyonce, is taking shape.

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  • Date occured Thursday, 06 August 2015

Victoria Planning Minister, Matthew Guy, approved three new apartment developments this week in Melbourne, Australia including a 100-story skyscraper that will become the tallest apartment building in the southern hemisphere. The three projects are expected to cost a total of $830 million and provide housing to 4,000 people. The three developments will also create 5,800 construction jobs over the next five years. Construction will get underway on the tallest and most prominent of the three buildings, Australia 108, within the next year and it will be completed by 2019.

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  • Date occured Friday, 27 June 2014
Monday, 03 February 2014 13:15

Melbourne Approves Skinny Skyscraper

The Melbourne Minister of Planning recently approved a 73-story, 230-meter skyscraper that will be just 12 meters wide at its narrowest point when finished. It will primarily be a residential building with 256 apartment units, but the tower will also feature a seven-story lobby that will attract local people to the landmark building.

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  • Date occured Monday, 03 February 2014