News | The World Architecture Festival’s inaugural WAFX Prize recognizes proposals and projects that “identify key challenges that architects will need to address” in the future.
News | A sequel to The Commons in Melbourne is planned for central Hobart, in what is thought to be Australia’s first carbon-positive multi-residential project.
Products | An Australian start-up has unveiled a pilot plant that converts the carbon dioxide produced by a nearby mine into useable building material.
News | David Barr Architects’ modular, prefabricated design has won a WA government agency’s competition to design an affordable, sustainable, medium-density housing project.
News | Former US vice president Al Gore will be among the speakers at the Ecocity World Summit to be held in Melbourne in July.
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 | The CSIRO has partnered with developer Celestino to establish its first operational Urban Living Lab in Sydney, where it will design and test urban development concepts.
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 | Entries are now open for the fifth international Lafarge Holcim Foundation Awards for sustainable design.
News | The project by prefab design-and-build practice Archiblox was finished in just ten weeks, and features sustainable materials.
News | Photovoltaic technology will be integrated into the Sean Godsell and Peddle Thorp Architects-designed building.
News | New research explores why many new buildings are failing to meet National Construction Code energy efficiency requirements.
News | The My Park Rules competition finalists are now a step closer to winning a $100k transformation of a neglected green space.
News | Green Building Council of Australia to introduce new label to recognize buildings that have a neutral environmental impact.
News | Brisbane apartment tower will use self-cleaning “smart glass” to block UV rays and heat.
News | An Australian-first guide helps councils mount a business case for urban greenery such as parks and green roofs.
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.
People | We talk with Jeremy McLeod about the Nightingale project and the ethical development of our cities.