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From the street, one can observe the composition of hovering platform, ribbons of glass and vaulted roof bays, which combine to set this house apart from its neighbours.

Florida Beach House

Iredale Pedersen Hook conjures up images of rolling swell with the radically pitched and folding roof of this house, perched on a sand dune overlooking the Indian Ocean
WA
Project  |  Housing
Bedroom and bathroom pods are constructed with fibrous cement sheeting, and connected by a timber bridge hovering above the ground.

Drew's House at Sunrise

Drawing on artist Marian Drew’s childhood memories of steel sugar mills, this house designed by Simon Laws sports an extruded cylindrical living space and gently twisting, curved roofs.
QLD
Project  |  Housing
Collins and Turner architects' Waterloo Youth Family and Community Centre was awarded the 2013 National COLORBOND® Award for Steel Architecture at the Australian Institute of Architects' National Architecture Awards in Sydney.

National COLORBOND® steel award winner a breath of fresh air

Collins and Turner architects' Waterloo Youth Family and Community Centre was awarded the 2013 National COLORBOND® Award for Steel Architecture at last night's Australian Institute of Architects' National Architecture Awards in Sydney.
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Broadcasting studios have a prime view of South Bank Parklands from the cantilevered glass boxes

ABC Brisbane Accommodation Project

With distinctive steel cladding that dances its way along the building’s northern and western facades, it appears that ‘Aunty’ is young once again. 
QLD
Project  |  Commercial Office
Testing COLORBOND® steel

New COLORBOND® steel proven in harsh Australian conditions

The most rigorous testing program in COLORBOND® steel’s history has shown new COLORBOND® steel’s improved paint colour durability and gloss retention when compared with its predecessor.

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By reflecting more of the sun’s heat, Thermatech® helps reduce a building’s energy load, whilst allowing you a wider choice of thermally efficient roofing colours at no added cost.

What is Thermatech® technology and how does it work?

COLORBOND® steel, incorporating Thermatech® technology, provides a new level of thermal protection for houses and commercial buildings constructed in Australia.
COLORBOND® steel with Thermatech® Technology
New COLORBOND® steel colours

Extensive process unearths new COLORBOND® steel colours

The addition of six highly resilient and contemporary colours to the COLORBOND® steel range is the result of an extensive research and development process carried out by BlueScope.
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COLORBOND® steel

New COLORBOND® steel's coating technology sets new standard

BlueScope’s newly improved COLORBOND® steel with Activate® technology has been included in the National Construction Code (NCC) and applicable Australian Standards, ensuring it meets or exceeds Australian building standards.
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Mark Vassella

BlueScope differentiates with new technology

Full year 2013 results announced in August by Bluescope represent an enormous turnaround in the company’s financial performance and is an encouraging signal after four tough years for Australia’s biggest steel maker.
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Detlev Mueller - Product Development Portfolio Leader

More durable COLORBOND® steel backed by improved warranty

BlueScope is backing the improved corrosion resistance of its new COLORBOND® steel with a warranty regime that offers some significant improvements compared with those offered for original COLORBOND® steel.*
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Steel Profile Promotion - The provisional winner in the unclaimed prize draw is J Farkas, 4030.
https://steelprofile.steel.com.au
Steel Profile Magazine
Congratulations to Mark G from Victoria on being the provisional winner of the Steel Profile Promotion. We received many entries and thank you to all that participated, we look forward to sharing Steel Profile with you in the future.
https://steelprofile.steel.com.au
Steel Profile Magazine
Victoria's first eight-star energy rated InsulLiving home nears completion.
http://www.insulliving.com.au/insulliving/news/victorias-first-insulliving-home-nears-completion
Bondor
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