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Smart Cities Vital to Beat the Elements
Green
Tuesday February 27 2018

Smart Cities Vital to Beat the Elements

We are over half way through summer in the southern hemisphere and whilst we have battled heat waves and bush fires, our neighbours in the north...

Building Urban Resilience, One Building at a Time
Urban Planning
Monday December 11 2017

Building Urban Resilience, One Building at a Time

Urban resilience is generally defined as an urban hub’s capacity to adapt, survive, and thrive no matter what kinds of chronic stresses and acute shocks they...

Is Resilience Falling Victim to Political Expediency?
Buildings
Tuesday November 14 2017

Is Resilience Falling Victim to Political Expediency?

With media reports suggesting that at least 124 people have died because of Hurricane Irma and that more than 60 have lost their lives in Hurricane...

Climate Change Act Victoria: A Missed Opportunity for Buildings
Environment
Wednesday April 5 2017

Climate Change Act Victoria: A Missed Opportunity for Buildings

The Victorian Climate Change Act 2017 was passed in February and will come into operation this year. What does it mean for those who procure, design...

What Does Building Resilience Really Mean?
Green
Monday January 30 2017

What Does Building Resilience Really Mean?

We keep hearing the word “resilience” being used in reference to the built environment, and particularly new building design, but what does it refer to?

Does Australia Suffer from an Ad Hoc Approach to Disaster Risk Management?
Environment
Monday December 5 2016

Does Australia Suffer from an Ad Hoc Approach to Disaster Risk Management?

In a recent report, the facts about Australia’s vulnerability to natural disasters were laid bare.

Working Together to Build more Resilient Cities
Green
Friday October 7 2016

Working Together to Build more Resilient Cities

From Accra to Yiwu, 100 cities around the world have taken the challenge of becoming more resilient to the physical, social and economic challenges of the...

Is Australia Failing at Coastal Risk Management for our Built Environment?
Environment
Tuesday September 27 2016

Is Australia Failing at Coastal Risk Management for our Built Environment?

When eight-metre waves crashed into beachfront properties in the northern Sydney waterfront suburbs of Collaroy and Narrabeen last June and images of washed away backyards and...