Newcastle university pioneers electric glass in Honeysuckle building

Michael Parris
By Michael Parris
Updated March 23 2021 - 12:38pm, first published December 2 2020 - 7:00am
ALL GLASS: A worker installs the dynamic glazing on Wednesday.

The timber frame of Newcastle University's new $25 million Honeysuckle building will be on show to the passing public thanks to a high-tech glazing system.


Michael Parris

Michael Parris


Michael Parris reports on politics for the Newcastle Herald. He started at the Herald in 1994 after working in the ABC Newcastle newsroom. Michael spent much of his career as a sub-editor before moving into political reporting in 2017. He was a finalist in the Sports Australia national media awards for his reporting about a male-only tennis club in Newcastle. He has reported on the 2019 NSW and federal elections, state and federal budgets and local politics. He has also written extensively about the COVID-19 pandemic with a special focus on data analysis and the effects of lockdowns on the Hunter community.

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