Melbourne’s underground rail project also contains a plan to actively improve, increase and preserve Melbourne’s inner-city “living infrastructure.”
Plans to replace visitor facilities on Tasmania’s Cradle Mountain with buildings up to nine metres high have been approved by the local council.
A residential apartment development in Fremantle, Western Australia, has been accepted to apply for Bioregional Australia’s One Planet Living program for sustainable living.
Tesla and SolarCity have launched new technology that allows homes to capture solar energy through rooftop solar tiles, as well as a new Powerwall.
Architecture and interior design students from the University of Tasmania have created a series of hotels for Tasmania’s furry and feathered friends.
The Victorian government has appointed Terroir the principal architect for a new $58.2-million visitor centre at Phillip Island’s Penguin Parade.
Queenslander houses in flood-prone areas could soon float above floodwaters, using a pontoon structure designed by James Davidson Architect (JDA).
Tasmania’s Cradle Mountain to get cable car, new visitor centre under masterplan for the World Heritage wilderness area.
RMIT researcher Anitra Nelson discusses the importance of environmental justice as Australia’s capital cities expand.
An inaugural design competition for a Melbourne shopping mall with rigorous environmental standards has a prize pool of $30k.
Green Building Council of Australia to introduce new label to recognize buildings that have a neutral environmental impact.
Archiblox’s carbon positive prefab house made the top 10 list for the international Sustainia Award, beating 1500 others.
The GBCA has certified 1000 Green Star projects since 2003, and says 4.5% of the workforce work in Green Star-rated offices.
UK-based research has found that heatwaves in polluted urban areas could render exterior green walls a risk to human health.
The Dutch city of Rotterdam is home to the world’s first “vacuum cleaner” structure that turns smog into fresh air.
Research has found that smog-causing components are released when urban grime is exposed to sunlight, causing air pollution.
NSW government data shows almost 20% of public open space may have been lost in recent years.
Poor planning is turning Perth into an increasingly hostile environment, says environmental report.
Quirky and innovative ideas fill the plan released by the national campaign to increase urban greenery.
The EPA will study contaminated water at Melbourne’s Fishermans Bend, which could lead to a pricey clean-up for developers