Tag: Climate crisis
Two members of People Oriented Design explain how the challenging climatic and political environments of Far North Queensland impact their approach to sustainable practice.
Emma Williamson, CEO and co-founder of The Fulcrum Agency explains how her practice is “working invisibly behind the scenes” to influence better outcomes.
In the fight against the effects of climate change, Clare Design directors Kerry and Lindsay Clare argue the challenge extends beyond our buildings and into the urban realm.
Ken Maher, president of the Australian Sustainable Built Environment Council (ASBEC) says regulations need to be lifted and more incentives introduced to meet the climate challenge.
Helen Lochhead, immediate past national president of the Australian Institute of Architects outlines the steps the Institute is taking to support its members in the climate challenge.
Jeremy McLeod, founder and director of Breathe Architecture outlines some actionable steps for a more sustainable future.
Caroline Pidcock, spokesperson for Architects Declare Australia, says designing efficient building envelopes plays a big part in reducing carbon emissions.
We asked 10 industry leaders about how the architecture industry can and should respond to the climate crisis.
Stephen Choi outlines how architects – at the most practical level – can save the earth, from deepening our understanding of human behaviour to uniting disconnected habitats and building in resilience.
The Australian Institute of Architects has called for mandatory zero-emissions buildings in bushfire reconstruction efforts.
A new initiative has seen a number of Australian architecture practices commit to becoming carbon neutral businesses by the end of 2020.
Can architecture and construction science influence the regional and global climate crisis and provide credible, scientifically sound and ethical solutions?
Architects Declare’s Caroline Pidcock argues that the bushfire crisis is a reminder of the built environment’s role in contributing to, and addressing, the climate crisis.
As the population of Australian cities increases and the earth’s climate shifts as a result of human activity, the way we design our cities must change.
Kim Irons, an architect and former CFA member, cautions patience to those looking to offer aid to those affected by the bushfires.
Architects are scrambling to offer their services to bushfire affected communities around Australia. But what role can they realistically play?
The 2019 Urban Tropicality Conference, running from 5 to 8 December at the University of Queensland, brings together leaders in the fields of architecture and design from across the world.
How can we accommodate our nation’s burgeoning urban population while also responding to the climate crisis?
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.
Ken Maher argues the time has come for all architects to raise their voices and lead on the issue of climate emergency.