Tag: Dossier: Climate and biodiversity emergency
The CEO of the Green Building Council of Australia explains how the organization aims to take advantage of the construction sector’s ability to decarbonize in order to create the change required for a sustainable future.
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.
Jefa Greenaway, director of Greenaway Architects, says the built environment professions have a lot to learn from Indigenous knowledge systems in the effort to combat the effects of climate change.
Paul Toyne, Grimshaw’s practice sustainability leader says that achieving net-zero carbon emissions won’t enough and more action is needed.
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.