Australasia News

Green Work Environments

Posted on Thu, 2019-06-20 13:04 by matt

The growth for the green infrastructure industry in Australia needs the backing of a strong economic benefit for commercial building owners. As buildings age, long term tenants start to look elsewhere for new office space especially if they want to keep their staff loyal and content.... leaving vacant offices and reducing rental income for the owner. A retrofit with green walls has long term economic benefits, that is, it increases building value & rental income ... read on to see why.

Community Daycare Centre_Singapore

Posted on Tue, 2019-06-11 18:07 by matt

Singapore’s Housing & Development Board (or HDB) builds homes and transforms towns to create a quality living environment for all. Currently, more than 80% of Singaporeans live in over 1 million apartments in 23 towns across the island.

The National Trades Union Congress (or NTUC) is a network of professional associations and as childcare centre operators, the vision for NTUC’s My First Skool is to be a thought and practice leader.

Net Zero Buildings

Posted on Tue, 2019-06-11 17:40 by matt

The Australian Federal Government should take note of the World Green Building Council’s mission of all buildings operating at net zero carbon by 2050. The government should hold a national forum with leading innovators to tackle the 40% GHG emmissions that are currently generated by the Built Environment globally.

Biophilic Design Feature

Posted on Mon, 2019-05-06 13:30 by matt

Humans, on average, spend the vast majority of their time indoors. Yet scientific studies on human health conclude that spending time in and around nature, or even just looking at natural elements, can have wide-ranging benefits. The real estate industry is closing the gap between these conflicting concepts by bringing nature indoors with biophilic building design.

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