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The role that technology plays in our offices is growing as we increasingly depend on it as a design tool, to meet deadlines, and to protect our files and intellectual property – to name just a few examples.
The shortlist for the 2018 Sustainability Awards has been announced, and from what was a robust initial field of nearly 200 initial entries, we now have 35 highly admirable and eminently worthy shortlisted finalists ready for our Gala Night on October 11, at The Star in Sydney.
Thanks to a growing awareness of the value of timber in sustainable, low-carbon design and recent changes to the National Construction Code (NCC), the use of timber construction systems is rapidly gaining popularity.
Proper planning is critical for effective sustainable development. This is true at any scale, from offices and architectural projects to a whole business model or entire city. Behind every innovation and ‘Eureka!’ moment is a significant amount of time, research, and effort – in short, a large amount of planning and consideration.
The foundations for the offices of the future are already being laid today, by way of careful design and architecture. Decentralised structures (both physical and operational), agility, and adaptability are all traits of the evolving work environment.
Sustainability Live is a question and answer panel event that will be held on 11 October, at The Star in Sydney. It will take the form of six Q&A panels and one debate, led by experts in sustainable building and design.
The third panel of the day will ask the question, “How is technology helping to promote sustainability across the built environment?
The Sustainability Live CPD event will comprise seven panels in a Q & A format that is designed to allow the audience to ask questions and interact with the various speakers and moderators on what will be a jam-packed day of information and discussion.
For the second year running, Sustainability Live is set to kick off, this time on Thursday, October 11 at The Star in Sydney as part of the 2018 Sustainability Awards program.
By now, the Australian construction industry has recognised that sustainability concerns are here to stay. In 2016, in response to mounting concerns about the environmental impacts of contemporary construction practices, the Australian Building Codes Board (ABCB) announced a number of landmark changes to the National Construction Code (NCC).
A new 22sqm eco-housing module has been unveiled in New York City, designed to spark public discussion and new ideas on the provision of sustainable and affordable housing, while limiting the overuse of natural resources and climate change.
Today’s architecture and construction industry is more focused on sustainability than ever before. Across the board, designers and specifiers are seeking construction materials and methods that carefully balance performance, aesthetics, and minimal environmental impacts.