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Lax Regulation Holding Back Green Building and Cities
Green
Thursday May 18 2017

Lax Regulation Holding Back Green Building and Cities

In many parts of the world and in Australia, the push toward sustainable buildings and cities is gathering momentum.

Are Knowledge Cities Green Cities?
Green
Thursday May 11 2017

Are Knowledge Cities Green Cities?

As automation continues to dislocate the workforce, Australian cities must adapt to attract highly-skilled workers from around the world.

Low Carbon Cities: From Pipe Dreams to Reality
Green
Thursday May 11 2017

Low Carbon Cities: From Pipe Dreams to Reality

A few decades ago, zero to low carbon cities that are sustainable and energy efficient were something of a pipe dream, but now they are becoming...

Why Are Planners Failing to Embrace Green Cities?
Green
Monday May 2 2016

Why Are Planners Failing to Embrace Green Cities?

From helping to moderate localised temperatures to increasing resilience through to making our cities more attractive places to live, eat, work and socialise, the benefits of...

Federal Government Wants More Urban Canopies in Australian Cities
Landscaping
Monday February 1 2016

Federal Government Wants More Urban Canopies in Australian Cities

The Federal government hopes to shore up the liveability and sustainability of Australian cities by introducing greater volumes of tree cover to urban environments.

How Can We Make our Cities Greener and More Liveable?
Landscaping
Wednesday October 21 2015

How Can We Make our Cities Greener and More Liveable?

Living architecture is part of a broader notion of green infrastructure that also encompasses water sensitive urban design, integrated water cycle management, green streets, urban food,...

All-Glass Facades Won’t Exist in Sustainable Cities
Green
Tuesday October 13 2015

All-Glass Facades Won’t Exist in Sustainable Cities

There is no doubt that glass is an essential component of building facades, and it's very good at doing certain things, such as letting daylight and...

What Makes a Green City a Great City?
Green
Friday June 12 2015

What Makes a Green City a Great City?

In late May, the Australian Government released the Infrastructure Australia Audit, which explores how the nation will cope with an expected population of 30.5 million by...

Women in Green Building: Speak Up and Do What You Love
Business
Tuesday March 31 2015

Women in Green Building: Speak Up and Do What You Love

Carnegie Mellon University professor Vivian Loftness acknowledges that the role of women in the green building movement is a tough topic.