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Acoustical design of animal holding rooms within medical research facilities

22 Feb 2013

The acoustical design of animal holding and behaviour rooms is particularly important to the function of medical research facilities. For animals subjected to adverse noise and vibration, risks include significant impacts on reproduction and sensory development, behaviour, and even physical injury from startle responses.

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Architecture & Interior Design students benefit from NDY expertise

19 Feb 2013

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Flicking the switch on Sydney

12 Feb 2013

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Acoustics research into helicopter noise impacts on hospital development design

10 Feb 2013

Control of helicopter noise is currently a key driver in the design of facade systems and external building elements within major Australasian hospital developments.

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Is your building ready for analogue decommissioning?

06 Feb 2013

This year heralds digital television as the primary broadcast medium in Australia, with analogue to be fully decommissioned to all metropolitan areas during 2013.

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NDY security credentials on the rise

01 Feb 2013

NDY lead security consultant Mark Jarratt has been appointed a member of the Executive Volunteer Leadership for ASIS International in the position of national Vice-President for the Australia region.

 With over 38,000 members in more than 80 countries, ASIS International is the leading global organisation for security professionals.

Mark’s appointment is a promotion from the position of Assistant Regional Vice-President, which he has held since 2009. ASIS President Geoffrey T. Craighead nominated Mark for the position. 

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NDY contributes to Monash Uni green credentials

01 Feb 2013

The Monash University Clayton campus residences are the first buildings to achieve a Green Star rating under the Multi Unit Residential As-Design and As-Built tools. NDY's involvement as building service engineers and sustainability consultants features in this Ecolibrium magazine cover story.

Click the download button for a PDF copy of the Ecolibrium article.

Click here for a copy of the NDY Monash University Student Accommodation project review.

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NDY Health Director to Chair session at World Congress

30 Jan 2013

NDY Health Director Keith Davis will Chair the session on Mental Health at the Design & Health World Congress & Exhibition 2013

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3D instrumental in designing a high security facility

23 Jan 2013

NDY associate and CAD technical manager Trudi Fajri talks to Asia Pacific Security magazine about the challenges and rewards of a 3D design process for a project with the highest security clearance.

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Happy Feet: NDYLIGHT lights up penguin enclosure at Melbourne Aquarium

18 Dec 2012

Leading international lighting magazine MondoArc profiles the work of NDYLIGHT on Melbourne Aquarium's penguin enclosure. NDYLIGHT created a design that arrayed all functional luminaires in a lighting channel along the top front edge of the enclosure to allow for easy maintenance outside the Quarantine zone.

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