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In the lead-up to the awards, we spoke to Lynn Loh, HP’s sustainability manager for Asia-Pacific & Japan, about public initiatives, meeting robust targets, and the end game for sustainability.
According to Steve Coster, the new managing director of international design practice at Hassell Studio, the architectural sector has experienced similar levels of technological disruption as many other industries.
Although th benefits of brick make it easy for the industry to rest on its laurels, architects and manufacturers around the world continue to find new ways to improve the long-favoured material.
By continuing to delay significant reductions in greenhouse gas emissions, we risk handing young people alive today a bill of up to US$535 trillion.
Why is it easier to imagine a green ecocity than a just city where everyone belongs?
Buildings are being designed to reduce the need for additional heating, cooling and lighting. But are these homes comfortable, easy to operate, and affordable?
Vacant housing rates are rising in our major cities. Across Australia on census night, 11.2% of housing was recorded as unoccupied – a total of 1,089,165 dwellings.
Smart meters have two clear goals: to save energy and to shift consumer use of energy from on-peak to off-peak hours. But new research suggests smart meters and time-of-use electricity pricing in Ontario have only modestly reduced residential energy demand during the most expensive peak periods.
The American Institute of Architects and the Committee on the Environment have named 10 of the most sustainable architecture and design projects in the United States. And between them, there's a theme.
Last Friday, world-famous entrepreneur Elon Musk jetted into Adelaide to kick off Australia’s long-delayed battery revolution.
Our cities have now been named as the saving places of a planet in crisis. And yet we cannot decide on the principles that make for a good city. Everybody has a view, but some views are more sustainable than others.
According to the head of market transformation for the Green Building Council of Australia (GBCA) Jorge Chapa, ‘low-carbon’ will not be enough to help meet the climate goals outlined in the Paris Agreement.