Kaizen Papers


Brownfield hospital developments

Click here to read the Kaizen Paper. In this paper we outline the challenges and opportunities with brownfield hospital developments and the opportunity for quality facilities, including an insight into common budgetary, time and operational constraints associated with these developments. Slattery explores how the opportunity for quality facilities can be ... more


What’s the knock on wood?

Click here to read the Kaizen Paper. What’s the knock on wood? Engineered timber is a renewable building material offering multiple environmental, architectural and program benefits. The material is starting to be seen as an alternative building material compared to the more traditional material such as concrete, steel and masonry ... more


The real cost of delivering a modern workplace

Click here to read the Kaizen Paper. The workplace should represent a company’s brand and corporate values, and enable staff productivity and efficiency. This has always been part of the brief for workplace design and construction but nowadays tenants are dealing with a society that demands an enormous emphasis on ... more


The infrastructure conundrum

Click here to read the Kaizen Paper. Two thirds of Australians now live in our capital cities, and the growth of our urban nation continues to accelerate at an ever-increasing rate. According to Infrastructure Australia, the percentage of city dwellers will rise from 69.3 per cent in 2031 to 73.4 ... more


Counting the costs of vertical schools

Click here to read the Kaizen Paper. Australia's population is expanding, our cities are densifying and land is more expensive than ever before. Growth in our inner-city suburbs is placing pressure on every part of our cities, but especially our schools. In this environment, the only way is up. Our ... more