Praising squareness: The heritage of skyscrapers
The square skyscrapers that dominate modern city skylines need to be valued for their heritage rather than disparaged, argues a University of Melbourne expert
When building glass breaks dangerously it is a design problem
Glass shattered on the former ICI building in Melbourne in the 1960s but we haven't learned the lessons from the past, says a University of Melbourne expert.
Cladding fires: a fatal warning of a bigger problem
The Grenfell fire is a warning of the danger of performance-based building codes compared with 1980s prescriptive approaches says University of Melbourne expert
Skyscrapers: How tall is too tall?
Buildings are getting taller as technology advances, so we asked an expert – how high is too high?