Visit colorbond.com

Are you a Homeowner wanting inspirational ideas to create your dream home?

 

Editor's Choice

TRU-SPEC® steel - Nepean Metal Products

TRU-SPEC® steel Customer Experience

Stretch levelling process provides a consistently flat and 'memory-free' product, everytime.
Articles
Environmental Product Declarations

Environmental Product Declarations

BlueScope's Environmental Product Declarations (EPDs) respond to market demands for credible, product-specific environmental information from building owners, architects, design engineers and sustainability specialists who are at the forefront of developing a better built environment for Australia.
Articles
Athletic, taut and defined by an origami-inspired roof, Margaret Court Arena provides stellar helicopter views and sublime interiors

Margaret Court Arena

A high-speed 'sun-roof' swathed in COLORBOND® steel in the luxurious custom colour Copper Penny™ is a textbook example of how to become a sports facilities world-beater
VIC
Project  |  Community Buildings
A purposefully fragmented steel shell is the hallmark of an idiosyncratic house in the heart of Melbourne's western suburbs.

Cut Paw-Paw House

A series of varyingly clad exposed steel portal frames by Andrew Maynard Architects create a quirky ‘inside-out’ addition to an original timber cottage.
Project  |  Housing
The visual rhythm of the steel blades draws the eye into the south-facing entrance of the building, which is located on a significant gateway site in Wollongong's CBD

West Keira (building 1) Wollongong Central

HDR Rice Daubney conceptualised the facade of this Wollongong shopping centre as a series of craggy, jagged forms evoking the iconic escarpment that runs above the city.
Completed October 2014, NSW
Project  |  Community Buildings
The new AGL Lakeside Pavilion at Mount Annan shares more than a passing similarity with great English garden follies

AGL Lakeside Pavilion

Made famous by 18th century English landscape designer Lancelot ‘Capability’ Brown, follies enhance one’s enjoyment of the garden by improving vistas thanks to their careful placement among sculpted rolling hills and serpentine lakes.

NSW
Project  |  Community Buildings
A steel and glass canopy at Melbourne’s iconic Federation Square pushes the boundaries of engineering and construction to create an otherworldly shelter.

Cloud Canopy

“A lot of people don’t realise that there are no big steel beams, it’s completely self-supporting using just BlueScope XLERPLATE® steel welded together.”
VIC
Project  |  Community Buildings
The design of the completed building barely deviated from Heath’s original concept.

Outpost 7427139

The big cantilevers of the deck and the roof give the building a sense of aggression, but the spans and the overhangs are lightweight. The structure is simple and there is a sense of elegance in its simplicity.
Completed January 2014, NSW
Project  |  Housing
The playful elongated-harlequin patterns of this new performing arts venue create a lively geometric camouflage effect and allude to the theatrics of its interior.

St Peters Lutheran College Performing Arts Centre

While the patterning of the decorative façade has no pragmatic role, it adds interest and a unique identity
QLD
Project  |  Education
The flatness and consistency of stretch-levelled coil plate is particularly suited to the industry's growing preference towards laser cutting.

TRU-SPEC® steel

BlueScope have invested in a new coil plate processing line utilising stretch-levelling technology. The result is a new product, TRU-SPEC® steel, that will provide excellent product quality and consistency.
Articles
Load more

Industry news

Broadcast your news

You can broadcast any small snippits of news and a link to an external source to the network.

Submit industry news
The Australian Institute of Architects launches its new website, a portal that offers a wide range of info about architects and architecture.
http://askanarchitect.com.au
Australian Institute of Architects
Victoria's first eight-star energy rated InsulLiving home nears completion.
http://www.bondor.com.au/content/victorias-first-insulliving-home-nears-completion
Bondor
BlueScope is proud to be the principal sponsor of the 2014 Manufacturers' Monthly Endeavour Awards. The sponsorship forms part of BlueScope's ongoing commitment to manufacturing in Australia and continued focus on servicing and promoting our domestic customers. The awards will be held on May 13 2014 and acknowledges Australian manufacturers who display excellence and innovation in their work. For further information on the 2014 Endeavour Awards and the award categories visit manmonthly.com.au
http://www.manmonthly.com.au/awards/about-the-awards
Manufacturer's Monthly
WA Institute members asked to showcase excellence in creativity by designing and coordinating the construction of the Architext pop-up bookshop for the 2014 National Architecture Conference. Inspired by the Western Australian landscape, the design will need to feature COLORBOND® steel’s new range of colours: Basalt®, Wallaby®, Gully™, Cove™, Mangrove® and Terrain®. Entries close 7 April 2014.
http://wp.architecture.com.au/making/news/
Australian Institute of Architects
Connection Magazine's Summer edition have a ‘Smart Roof Australia’ feature addressing common roofing challenges and tips and tricks for installing a steel roof. Check out some of the advice in the News section.
http://steel.com.au/news
Building Connection