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We Are What We Build
Green
Thursday November 5 2015

We Are What We Build

As our rates of obesity, asthma, heart disease and depression soar, we are beginning to understand how the built environment can either enhance or damage our...

City Builders in Sync with Customers
Business
Thursday September 24 2015

City Builders in Sync with Customers

A chance to love our suburbs is within reach. The way forward is clear: the customer knows what they want better than you do and is...

Green Star Statistics Confirm Sustainability is Here to Stay
Green
Wednesday August 19 2015

Green Star Statistics Confirm Sustainability is Here to Stay

More than 2,600 families will be living in Green Star apartments, 8,000 students will study in Green Star schools, 80,000 will be living in masterplanned communities...

Five Principles for Sustainable Communities
Urban Planning
Saturday February 7 2015

Five Principles for Sustainable Communities

The GBCA’s Green Star - Communities National Framework has established five principles to help and encourage the development of new and existing sustainable communities in Australia.

Master Planning the Great Suburban Re-design
Urban Planning
Monday February 2 2015

Master Planning the Great Suburban Re-design

The ageing of Australia is becoming a more frequently discussed topic, and so it should.

Vertical Gardens to Cultivate Sustainable Skyscraper
Residential
Sunday November 3 2013

Vertical Gardens to Cultivate Sustainable Skyscraper

A new concept for a twisted tower and vertical garden city has been unveiled by two Berlin architects.

Transport Network Gaps Isolating Melbourne’s Growing Suburbs
Urban Planning
Monday September 9 2013

Transport Network Gaps Isolating Melbourne’s Growing Suburbs

In a new report, Auditor-General John Doyle has called out the state for not developing ample transport infrastructure and services for Melbourne's growing areas.