Tag: Climate change
The many causes of temperature increase in cities result in just as many problems, but mitigation techniques are available but are not enough to counterbalance the impacts.
The building and construction sector bears more responsibility for global emissions than any other sector. Can we lift our sights from green window dressing to make the strong and fundamental changes needed to deal with the climate crisis?
Designing sustainable buildings and cities is key to reducing emissions. ArchitectureAU asks three experts what is going right, what’s going wrong and what needs to happen next.
A Global Climate Strike is organized for 20 September and Australian architects are urged to take a stand on the climate crisis.
The Australian Institute of Landscape Architects (AILA) has declared a Climate and Biodiversity Loss Emergency.
The Australian Institute of Architects has endorsed a declaration of a climate and biodiversity made by Australian architects.
Thirty architects and practices have become Australia’s founding signatories in a declaration stating “a climate and biodiversity emergency.”
Some of the UK’s biggest and best-known architecture firms have declared a “climate and biodiversity emergency” and pledged to strengthen working practices to help tackle it.
New modelling has shown that large swathes of Australia’s cities could be underwater by 2100, raising questions about how built environment professionals should respond.
Former US vice president Al Gore will be among the speakers at the Ecocity World Summit to be held in Melbourne in July.
Queenslander houses in flood-prone areas could soon float above floodwaters, using a pontoon structure designed by James Davidson Architect (JDA).
Green Building Council of Australia to introduce new label to recognize buildings that have a neutral environmental impact.
An Australian-first guide helps councils mount a business case for urban greenery such as parks and green roofs.
Archiblox’s carbon positive prefab house made the top 10 list for the international Sustainia Award, beating 1500 others.
Fifty-two Chinese and international built environment firms commit to ensuring new projects adhere to low-carbon standards.
The International Union of Architects’ symposium in Paris coincides with the UN Climate Change Conference: COP 21.
Adjacent roads will be swallowed up by a lush green canopy to increase the size of University Square in Carlton by 40%.
Poor planning is turning Perth into an increasingly hostile environment, says environmental report.
The Planning Institute of Australia has called for strong government emissions reduction targets to avoid dire consequences.
Adelaide City Council is offering incentives for the installation of energy battery storage systems.