Actualities: Icon Apartments, Port Hedland

icon apartmentsThe dynamic town of Port Hedland is home to 20,000 people. Port Hedland is a highly desirable location, a point which is fully illustrated by the recent Icon Apartments project, handled by Doepel March Architects, and nominated builder Jaxon. The development consists of 73 residential apartments housed in seven buildings, which include two- and four- storey apartment blocks and basements. Read more…

Tile’s role in the green building industry

Betonage (Rondine Group) a faithful interpretation of the most sophisticated types of concrete.

Betonage (Rondine Group) a faithful interpretation of the most sophisticated types of concrete.

As green building initiatives have evolved, so too have expectations for the sustainability of building products. While environmental responsibility is still at the heart of all green endeavours, other concepts ranging from human health to social responsibility also play a role in what is considered green, especially in North America. “Tile’s Role in the Green Building Industry” explains today’s sustainability demands as they relate to the North American building industry. (Qualicer 2012 paper by Bill Griese, LEED AP BD+C, Standards Development & Green Initiative Manager, Tile Council of North America-United States, Canada, and Mexico) Read more the rest of the article on infotile.com