INSIGHT BLOG

MGAC Opens In Wollongong

Recent reports published widely indicate that Wollongong is now the third most expensive city in Australia. This indicates the growth and the extent to which people are willing to take advantage of how Wollongong, in the last few years, has crossed the threshold of its past existence as only a ‘utility’ town, serving primarily as…

Architects, empathy, and imaginary conversations

“I do not ask the wounded person how he feels, I myself become the wounded person.” ― Walt Whitman, Song of Myself I find it incredibly liberating to begin a piece with the wise words of someone with far greater intellect that myself. I relied on a similar process in my former life as an architect, particularly…

Sometimes Alternative Solutions are under performing

Perhaps projects are getting faster and perhaps more defects are cropping up as a result, but there seem to be more and more requests for alternative performance solution reports by builders and architects. Many construction professionals view an alternative solution as a concession report, which it is not. A concession can only be argued under…