11 Dec 2018

This document provides a holistic and integrated sustainable development framework for the development of liveable, economically productive, socially inclusive and environmentally sustainable cities and communities in China. The framework identifies key objectives and principles to achieve urban sustainability and provides specific guidelines for implementation and performance assessment.

Guide
10 Oct 2018

This Urban forest horizon scanning research aims to further the knowledge of the potential changes to species, resources and conditions facing future urban forests, through a horizon scanning exercise involving end-users and researchers from CAUL Hub and other institutions.

Report
03 Jan 2019

This report analyses the geopolitical implications of the global energy transformation driven by renewables. 

Report
18 Jan 2019

Cities across the world are looking into the circular economy concept, as it is being recognized as a key driver for the much wanted green transition, simultaneously enabling greater energy and material efficiency, lower pollution and GHG emissions and job creation. Cities echo that it is time to accelerate the “reduce, reuse, recycle” mantra by rethinking the approach to development.

Case study
10 Dec 2015

The "biophilic architecture" design approach asserts that humans have an innate connection with nature that can assist to make buildings and cities more effective to live in.

Article
08 Dec 2017

This paper suggests that slum policy could be shifted from the Modernist high-rise slum clearance approach to a more organic, community-based renewal of the slums themselves in which infrastructure for energy, water, and waste can be brought in.

Journal article
18 May 2018

This paper seeks to show how one emerging nation can model an operational sustainability policy.

Journal article
27 Nov 2018

Cooling hot suburbs, low tech ways to save energy in pools and breakthroughs in wastewater treatments were highlights at the recent CRC for Low Carbon Living conference last week in Adelaide. Each pointed to the sound body of evidence underpinning good urban planning decision.

Article
19 Nov 2018

Speech delivered to the CRC for Low Carbon Living Annual Forum in Adelaide on 19 November 2018.
 

Other text
31 Aug 2016

This paper quantifies the greenhouse gas (GHG) emissions co-benefits associated with water, waste and transportation usage in certified green commercial office buildings in California.

Journal article