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Working towards a holistic solution: Think Brick on a new carbon rating system

Working towards a holistic solution: Think Brick on a new carbon rating system

Think Brick Australia has been investigating the lifecycle of building materials when it instigated the brick industry’s first broad-scale research.

Hassell’s Richard Mullane on the future of urban design

Hassell’s Richard Mullane on the future of urban design

Taking up the reigns of Managing Principal for Hassell’s Melbourne Studio, Richard Mullane says: “We plan to build a more inclusive, sustainable future for communities – and create a more socially and ecologically resilient world.”

Sustainability Awards entries open and ready to make history

Sustainability Awards entries open and ready to make history

It’s not just history we will be celebrating at the 2022 Sustainability Awards, but the future as well. Projects that can show long-term sustainability will be recognised this year. Branko Miletic reports.

Cabin designs that immerse you in nature

Cabin designs that immerse you in nature

Weaving through Victoria’s Grampians (Gariwerd) wilderness is this series of hiking camps and cabins that blend with the pristine natural beauty around them.

Meeting the Climate Challenge – Carbon Reductions for New & Used Buildings

Meeting the Climate Challenge – Carbon Reductions for New & Used Buildings

Presented by Footprint

An Introduction to Regenerative Architecture

An Introduction to Regenerative Architecture

Presented by Havwoods

How staff input shaped the design of three new QBE offices

How staff input shaped the design of three new QBE offices

Through user consultation, GroupGSA developed a series of staff-focussed and future-ready workplaces for insurance giant QBE.

Fairley Batch on building less and giving more with Breathe

Fairley Batch on building less and giving more with Breathe

We talk with Fairley Batch on how Breathe is leading the way in sustainable multi-residential design and innovating to reshape ideas of development in Australia.

Rollimarchini x G8A create a factory that lives and breathes

Rollimarchini x G8A create a factory that lives and breathes

Jakob Factory Saigon by Rollimarchini Architekten and G8A Architects proposes a new factory typology with emphasis on the wellbeing of people and planet.

Behold the ‘new European Bauhaus’ à la Takada

Behold the ‘new European Bauhaus’ à la Takada

Climate crisis, meet your comeuppance; the dawn of the new European Bauhaus has come. And here’s Koichi Takada to show us how it’s done.

Sustaining the future in more ways than one

Sustaining the future in more ways than one

It’s not only aesthetically beautiful and innovative but the latest project from ZED Lab embraces the ideas of sustainable design with gusto.

The world’s most sustainable shopping centre? First look at Burwood Brickworks

The world’s most sustainable shopping centre? First look at Burwood Brickworks

With a design that centres community and a building that gives more than it takes, Melbourne’s soon-to-open Burwood Brickworks looks to be forging a new path for retail.