Author: Threadgold Architecture
Shire of Augusta-Margaret River Council Approves Extractive Industry
On 22 June 2016, the Shire of Augusta-Margaret River Council granted development approval to mine 514,500 m3 of sand and grit from Bramley, within the Shire of Augusta-Margaret River, for a period of ten years.
Queen Street to Oxford Street
The Omnibus One which has resulted in proposed amendment one to the City of Busselton Local Planning Scheme No. 21 will create profitable opportunities for the local property development sector.
Heritage Grant Applications
On 23 May 2016, the Western Australian Heritage Minster Albert Jacob announced that the Heritage Council of Western Australia – State Heritage Office has re-opened the grants program for private building owners of State registered heritage places.
Threadgold Architecture wins Silver A’ Design Award
A’ International Design Award and Competition has announced, via DESIGNPRWIRE (Como, Italy), that the Yallingup Eco House by Threadgold Architecture has been granted a Silver A’ Design Award in Sustainable Products, Projects and Green Design Category.
Local authorities who enforce planning policies that don’t exist
A recent extractive industry development approval in the Shire of Augusta-Margaret River has highlighted this behaviour of local planning officers asking for a road upgrade where no planning policy requiring applicants to upgrade a road exists.
Product Review – Composite Decking Products
With the introduction of mandatory Bushfire Attack Level (BAL) reporting for properties deemed to be located in bushfire prone areas; it is worth comparing the choices available to achieve a BAL 40 rating for decking – after all, every West Australian needs a place for the barbie.
Is the barbie on the timber deck a thing of the past?
Almost every West Australian has a fond memory of coming home from the beach on a hot humid day with sand still stuck to their feet and having a bbq on the timber deck. Whether your taste is prawn, steak or just a sausage in sauce and bread, the feeling of timber boards under your […]
Product Review – Maximum Australia
With the majority of the built environment occupying the coastal fringe in Australia, it is little wonder that Australian’s have embraced open place living so readily as the absence of internal doors and walls enables the building fabric to cool down by capturing the sea breeze (In Perth the sea breeze is colloquially called the […]
Building Tendering Process
One of the most tried and true methods for delivering value-for-money and cost effective methods for procuring buildings for clients is the traditional tender process. This method is even more effective in soft building markets where builders are finding themselves without work and they need future projects to maintain trade relationships and cashflows.
Commercial Shopping Centre Aldi Approval in Busselton Imminent
The City of Busselton’s recent dismissal of the proposed commercial development of an Aldi Supermarket left most Busselton residents scratching their heads again.