28 Sep 2008

The aim of the Dollars & Sense of Green Buildings report is to examine international case studies and local examples of buildings to demonstrate a strong business case for building green.

Report
11 Aug 2017

The Mayor wants London to be the world’s greenest global city. This draft London Environment Strategy sets out bold policies and proposals in six policy areas and the transition to a low carbon circular economy to make this vision a reality.

Strategy
11 Jul 2014

The built environment has value. Most commonly, that value is established through market prices for rent or purchase. Some elements of value, while recognised as important, are under-appreciated as it is difficult for them to be directly monetised or quantified in other terms.

Conference paper
15 Dec 2016

The Victoria Planning Provisions and all planning schemes will be amended in March 2017 to introduce the Better Apartments Design Standards. The Better Apartments Design Standards will apply to all apartment developments in Victoria.

Guide
02 Dec 2011

This paper will examine the role of the South Australian Government Architect in the recently formed Integrated Design Commission South Australia (IDC SA).

Conference paper
01 Jan 2016

This work explores how and where architecture is, can and might help to transform our cities, towns and regions. It explores the social, technological and economic shifts that the sector is exposed to; the policy context in which the sector is positioned; and it offers some thoughts on where fields of growth for the sector may lie.

Discussion paper
01 Jun 2005

The Value of Urban Design aims to establish whether there is a persuasive case for urban design – the design of the buildings, places, spaces and networks (both public and private) that make up our towns and cities, and the ways people use them.

Report
11 Dec 2015

Creating sustainable cities requires rethinking the built environment, a fundamental component of mitigating the environmental impacts of buildings. To evaluate this, stakeholders in Australia increasingly rely on third party verification via green building rating schemes.

Conference paper
07 Aug 2017

The building sector is the largest contributor to global greenhouse gas (GHG) emissions. Over the years, sound tools have been developed to support the life-cycle assessment of building carbon emissions performance.

Journal article
31 Jul 2013

This essay discusses how developers can make a more than satisfactory return from lifting their investment in urban design.

Chapter
09 Jun 2015

Green Infrastructure is the network of green spaces and water systems that delivers multiple environmental, social and economic values and services to urban communities. This living network strengthens the resilience of urban environments to respond to the major current and future challenges of climate change, growth, health and biodiversity loss, as well as water, energy and food security.

Journal article
21 Sep 2017

In times of great transition of the European construction sector to energy efficient and nearly zero energy buildings (nZEB), a market observation containing qualitative and quantitative indications should help to fill out some of the current gaps concerning the EU 2020 carbon targets.

Journal article