Aged Care services are facing new challenges with the introduction of Certification and Accreditation together with the changing expectations of the community to the level and quality of services.
The facilities of the future face the challenge of being having to be highly functional for specific uses, whilst being multi-functional to reflect the increasing diversity and requirements of users.
Developers and investors are increasing their attention to good design as occupiers have increased their knowledge and interest in quality.
Australia's Defence needs are increasing at a fast pace, requiring comprehensive services and resources to deliver unique infrastructure requirements with enhanced capability.
The changing nature of our education programs are calling for better and different buildings often in different locations.
The never ending increase in complexity and demand for health buildings will continue to challenge our industry.
Australia's need for infrastucture continues to grow as we grow as a nation and as we can afford and demand improved infrastructure to meet our internal and external needs.
Complex research buildings pose special problems. The end users do not necessarily understand how their needs will reflect or should reflect in a finished building.
Scale and type of buildings that form the residential sector vary considerably. Today our cities are increasingly building multi level residential apartments as more people seek to live closer.
Increasingly retail developments need to combine convenience, scale and modern amenity with a touch of excitement.
The buildings of tomorrow will be delivered with a far greater emphasis on sustainability causing owners and design professionals to be more creative than in the past.
This is a sector requiring individual solutions within an industry framework but with the level of flair and excitement to meet users expectations.