Rethinking the cost of carbon: building a better future
It has been an extraordinary year.
20 Million Tons of Construction Waste a Year: Can We Reduce That Number?
As Earth's population continues to grow, construction companies are erecting more and more buildings to accommodate people.As Earth's population continues to grow, construction companies are erecting...
Why Structural Engineering is key to Sustainability
While sustainability may be seen by some as a ‘nice to have’ business owners and directors are running a serious reputational and legal risk by failing...
Green Steel Flagged as End to Climate Wars
Australia could solve its climate wars by using hydrogen to create steel, the Grattan Institute believes.
What is Net-Positive Design and how to create Eco-Positive Cities?
You would have heard the term ‘net-positive’ design and development by now - or soon will.
World Construction Innovation Must Roll On: Report
Innovation in the building sector to respond to challenges such as climate change, resilience, urbanisation and technological advancement must continue despite COVID-19, a new report says.
How to Sustainably Address Construction Waste
Buildings and the construction sector are responsible for 39% of global carbon dioxide emissions annually.
Building Sustainability Research Gets $49 Million Boost
Two research projects in sustainable construction will receive a boost after the federal government announced a cash injection of almost $50 million into the developments.
Will Smart Cities Be More Sustainable?
One of the biggest promises of smart technology is smart cities, which use data-collecting devices to manage utilities and traffic patterns, drive policies and coordinate services.
Microgrids: A Small-scale Solution for a Large-scale Energy Issue
In the wake of the crippling blackouts that South Australia experienced in 2016, Business South Australia reported a $367 million cost to industry, with 850,000 people...
Green Roof Benefits on Energy Conservation
Green roofs are becoming increasingly popular in many countries. People are starting to realize just how many advantages a green roof has over a standard roof....