Water sustains us in every way however global warming, changing weather patterns and low rainfall make water a premium and a most valuable resource. Today, more than ever, it is paramount that we use water wisely, investigate systems that will help conserve water, be aware of technology that can streamline process and specify products that are water efficient. Whether in a kitchen or bathroom we need to be mindful of how we consume water and identifying products that meet the WELL Building Standard, are fit for purpose, aesthetically pleasing and meet requirement is paramount.
Key Learning Outcomes
At the end of this presentation you should be able to -
- Explain the concept of water conservation and how it applies to residential projects
- List the critical issues/points of water efficiency and which products can help achieve optimum results
- Identify the technology that can help to address the conservation of water
- Outline the WELL Standard and what this means when specifying products
- Define what is possible to achieve to conserve water through good design
AACA Competency Standards
Design: Conceptual Design 3.1, 3.4
Design: Schematic Design 4.2, 4.4, 4.7
Documentation: Documentation 6.5
Ljiljana Gazevic. Director Interior Design, Melbourne, SJB
Ljiljana Gazevic’s refined and elegant aesthetics have shaped some of Australia’s most beautiful homes, apartments, hotels and commercial projects. Her eye for detail and international perspective makes Ljiljana’s design both accomplished and contemporary.
As an interior design director at SJB, with extensive career spanning over 24 years Ljiljana is involved in all her projects – from the initial brief and conception through to completion. She takes a hands-on and collaborate approach in all her projects, working closely with clients and her team, builders and suppliers, to get the best results. Ljiljana’s long-standing relationships with consultants, suppliers and craftspeople means her work is not only contemporary but commercially astute, giving her clients a peerless market edge.
John Hoogendoorn. Creativity & Design Manager, Phoenix
John is the creative force behind every Phoenix design and product. With an eye for exquisite detail and the experience to put into production what he creates, he draws on more than 30 years in the design industry. For his work, he has received global recognition including International Red Dot, iF Design Awards, Bombay Sapphire Design Discovery Award and the Osaka Design Prize. His products have featured in international publications including Vanity Fair (Italy), Icon Magazine (UK), Design Interiors (Norway) and the Melbourne Design Guide. He has exhibited work around the world including the prestigious Milan International Furniture Fair and he has presented design ideas at events including AGIdeas and the Melbourne Fringe Festival.
Ben Robertson. Director, Tecture
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