23 May 2017

Professionals and tradespeople do not promote low carbon building options unless they have proven solutions and confidence to implement them. Consequently, without effective education and training they continue to ‘lock in’ high carbon options.

Journal article
16 Feb 2017

This paper seeks to uncover a diversity of economic practices and engagement by home renovators, predominantly homeowners. In particular, the authors explore how different forms of media consumption and production intertwine to shape home renovation projects.

Journal article
05 Sep 2018

Home renovations demonstrate the interplay between economic transactions and cultural values that shape consumption practice and consumer markets. The academic disciplines of environmental and social sciences and spheres of environmental policy and practice have taken interest in renovations because of their implications for improved environmental outcomes.

Journal article
03 Sep 2019

Governments across Australia are facing increasing pressure to deliver fit for purpose infrastructure on time and on budget. This report demonstrates a consensus amongst clients, consultants and contractors in Australia that innovation in infrastructure design and delivery is possible.

Report
12 Nov 2019

The broad research domain of design for sustainability has evolved considerably from its early days of “green design” to currently emerging stream of “design for system innovations and transitions”. Design for system innovations and transitions integrates theories of design and design-led innovation with theories of system innovations and transitions. In...

Conference paper
12 Nov 2019

The consumption-driven society today produces an enormous amount of waste, which puts pressures on land, pollutes the environment and creates economic burden. ‘Zero waste’ concept, a whole system approach aiming to achieve no waste along the materials flow through society, has become one of the most visionary concepts for tackling...

Journal article
08 Nov 2019

This report has two functions.Firstly, in Section 3, it documents the process and output from an industry and research workshop hosted by LandCorp in partnership with the City of Fremantle in September 2018. The workshop brought together the industry and academic partners who had been working in the CRCs for...

Research report
08 Nov 2019

The Knutsford precinct includes the landholdings of LandCorp, the City of Fremantle and Western Power, as well as private owners. The development area has potential for approximately 1,000 new dwellings and more than 2,000 new residents, and is guided by the Swanbourne Street and Knutsford Street East Structure Plans. The...

Research report
08 Nov 2019

This report documents the innovations related to sustainable urbanism incorporated into the LandCorp WA Government land development agency) project called East Village, within the Knutsford Precinct, approximately 1.5 km east of Fremantle. The project on 1.5ha consists of 36 townhouses established within a survey strata framework, plus two adjoining apartment...

Research report
08 Nov 2019

This report documents the community engagement process for the Knutsford area as part of the CRC for Low Carbon Living, Beyond White Gum Valley (BWGV – RP 3043). Some of the elements of this project also overlapped with the activities of the RENeW Nexus (Smart Cities) projects.

Research report