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Bush Fire Architecture

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For many years, the majority of Australians have been comforted by the thought that the prevalence of bush fires doesn’t concern those living in urban areas. Whilst there might be empathy for our ‘country cousins’, many don’t consider these fires to be a direct threat. So is this assumption correct or just a misguided myth? … Continue reading Bush Fire Architecture

Fire shutters Australian Bush Fire standard compliant

Cox Architects announces that their fire shutters have met the rigorous compliance testing requirements of Australian Bush Fire standards, making them suitable for use throughout Australia. These fire shutters are part of a series of innovations that evolved from Cox Architects’ award-winning research project into Bush Fire Resistance Construction started over 10 years ago. David Cox, a leading … Continue reading Fire shutters Australian Bush Fire standard compliant

Fire Shutters

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Over the past year, the fire resistance standards of our Fire Shutters, designed by Cox Architects®, has been evaluated for compliance with Australian Bush Fire standards. This process has now been completed and the fire shutters passed the testing requirements and now are suitable for use throughout Australia. Our Fire Shutters are one part of … Continue reading Fire Shutters

North Newstead Neighbourhood Plan

Newstead North Draft Renewal Strategy

Our Director, David Cox was selected by Brisbane City Council to be part of the community consultation group responsible for the North Newstead Neighbourhood Plan for the past year. This plan is now published on the BCC website and public feedback is invited. We are pleased to be a part of this Council initiative.

International Aid – Multi Function Community Infrastructure Design

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Image above: Cox Architects’ Project Manager Pacific, Mr. Christopher Cox, with the local village Building Manager, Solomon Islands. Cox Architects have undertaken a wide variety of indigenous architectural work over the past 35 years in many different locations in Australia. This long developed experience was utilized recently in the completion of an international indigenous project in … Continue reading International Aid – Multi Function Community Infrastructure Design