(IMAGE: A Wind Farm | Wikimedia Commons)
One of the biggest wind farm projects in the country has been approved by the NSW Government, with the company behind the venture saying it will increase the likelihood of Australia hitting renewable energy targets.
The Cairns Botanic Gardens Visitor Centre reflects nature at all angles. Image: Charles Wright Architects, photography by Patrick Bingham Hall
Here are five sustainable building trends that will prove to be popular throughout 2018.
Auckland’s urban ngahere comprises all trees, other vegetation and green roofs in existing and future urban areas.
How can living infrastructure help you achieve environmental ratings like the WELL Building Standard, Living Building Challenge and Green Star?
The growing need for personalised experiences is driving hotels across the Middle East to constantly adapt and identify new ways to improve their customers stay.
Developers and hospitality brands are on the lookout for ways to stay ahead of the curve, by anticipating what customers want now and what they will want in the future.
The Sydney Park Water Re-use project by Turf Design Studio and Environmental Partnership is in the running for Europe’s oldest award for the built environment, the Civic Trust Awards, which aim to “encourage the very best architecture in the built environment” and to “reward projects that offer a positive cultural, social, economic or environmental benefit to their local communities.”
If you’re going to build something like a car park, why not make it beautiful?
This is the philosophy of Maitland’s Bob Dennerley, a craftsman with a passion for creativity and design.
Bob is urging the Hunter’s city planners and politicians to push for vertical gardens on multi-level car parks.
If there was ever any doubt about the need for green infrastructure to complement Sydney's building boom, the scorching heatwave that cooked the city earlier this month should have cured it.
In the first week of 2018, Sydney baked through 40 degree temperatures, while Penrith, in the city's west, clocked in at the hottest place on earth as the mercury hit 47.3 degrees.