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10 ways to keep Sunshine Coast liveable and sustainable

As more people flock to the Sunshine Coast in Queensland for the temperate climate and breathtaking views, the Sunshine Coast Council is looking for ways to accommodate growth without compromising…

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Hot desking in heatwaves: The workplace in a climate emergency

悦博体育赌场As global average temperatures continue to rise with increasingly disastrous effects, Sydney-based architect Don Albert considers where and how Australians will work in the future, by re-examining the past.

Q&A: There’s more to green architecture than greenery

悦博体育赌场The manmade world tends to dominate the natural one but it’s possible for architecture and ecology to coexist in harmony. In fact, it urgently has to, as Byera Hadley Travelling Scholarship recipient Eleanor Peres discovered as she travelled the world last year to write a research report on this very subject.

Bamboo, a material that could transform global construction

悦博体育赌场OXYGEN FILES: The fact that project homes in Cairns look very much like houses in Craigieburn – plus or minus a palm tree – highlights just how hit-and-miss the building industry is when it comes to sustainable design for Australia’s tropics.

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So you’ve declared a climate emergency? Now architects need to walk the talk

Every Australian (and many people beyond) are now feeling the fear that Greta enunciated just one year ago in her speech at Davos. Much to the surprise of the hopeful, hope has not delivered so let’s assume we need to actually do something now. After all, if not now, then when?

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Peter Poulet on the new role of the architect

悦博体育赌场Tomorrowland19 – I, human: “But it is more obvious now than ever that the architect can’t make a building on their own,” Peter Poulet says.