Tag: Climate crisis
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.
A radical Australian proposal, to be exhibited at Oslo Architecture Triennial, uses the practice of interment to combat deforestation and greenhouse gas emissions.
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?
A new report argues that the built environment industries must own up to the role embodied carbon plays in 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.
Australia is not equipped to deal with the climate crisis. Architects need to rediscover their collective voice and agency.
How do we build future cities that are sustainable, liveable and affordable in the age of the climate crisis?
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.