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The BRAC Sports Pavilion in Broome has an unusually shaped COLORBOND® Coolmax® roof that maximises protection from the summer heat.
12 March 2013 Broome Sports Pavilion Maximises Cool
Clever passive cooling architecture has helped create a popular new recreation and public meeting space for the community of Broome. The Broome Recreation and Aquatic Centre (BRAC) Sports Pavilion features a combination of extra-wide verandas, a large undercover function area and a central breezeway. [Read more]
12 March 2013 BlueScope Steel Helps Put Flood-Ravaged Area on Trail to Recovery
A campsite shelter that was redesigned and constructed by architecture students after the 2011 Queensland floods is proving very popular with visitors while also accumulating a number of prestigious awards. [Read more]
Milson Island Sport and Recreation Centre uses LYSAGHT CUSTOM ORB® made from COLORBOND® Ultra steel due to the building's proximity to salt water, in the colour Dune®.
08 November 2012 National COLORBOND® steel Award Winner a Good Sport-ing Hall
Milson Island Sport and Recreation Centre by Allen Jack+Cottier was recently awarded the prestigious 2012 National COLORBOND® Award for Steel Architecture. [Read more]
XLERPLATE® steel was used in the main transverse
beams of the shiplift platform structure; the bedplate
(frame) and drums of the hoists; and the trestles and
trolleys on the transfer system.
14 October 2010 A multitude of XLERPLATE® steel applications
RPG Australia supplies heavy steel components to the steel fabrication, engineering, construction and manufacturing industries, so it is used to challenging projects. [Read more]
South Australia's Snake Wall, which uses XLERPLATE® steel in an innovative interpretation of local industrial history and indigenous culture
13 October 2010 Iconic steel with architectural bite
Steel can be used in diverse situations, including when aesthetics are a priority. A recent, most interesting and effective example, is South Australia's Snake Wall, [Read more]
The Australian Pavilion - 2010 Shanghai World Expo. The Azure™ cassette system enabled perfect alignment between panels, something that is traditionally difficult to achieve.
10 May 2010 Australian Pavilion - 2010 Shanghai World Expo
Facade Solutions certainly put Australia's 'best face' forward to the seven million visitors at the 2010 Shanghai World Expo, billed as the world's largest. [Read more]
Tapered sheets of LYSAGHT LONGLINE 305®, used at Rural Northwest Health facility Victoria.
28 January 2009 New Look For Rural Health Facility
When roofer Craig Fraser first saw the plans for the roof of the redeveloped Rural Northwest Health facility in regional Victoria, he could feel a headache coming on. [Read more]
A new surf lifesaving club at Copacabana Beach on the NSW Central Coast features a roof made from PERMALITE® cladding.
23 September 2008 Salt Air Is No Problem For Surf Club Roof
A new surf lifesaving club at Copacabana Beach on the NSW Central Coast is the latest to benefit from a growing preference for PERMALITE® cladding. [Read more]
LYSAGHT KLIP-LOK® roofing was used on the Melbourne Convention Centre which was awarded a 6 star Green Star environmental rating by the Green Building Council of Australia
16 July 2008 Green First For Melbourne Convention Centre
Victorian commercial roofing specialists Aldeck Roofing have continued a lengthy association with Melbourne landmarks by installing the roof for the new Melbourne Convention Centre. [Read more]
The RSPCA Burwood headquarters redevelopment uses walling and roofing made from LYSAGHT PANELRIB® and LYSAGHT SPANDEK® in colours Night Sky® and Surfmist®
11 July 2008 Kennels Are Best Of Breed
Melbourne roofing specialists Barden Steeldeck Industries have found that having a reputation in “the dog house” isn’t a bad thing. [Read more]