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