SUSTAINABILITY and the successful adaptation of an old building for a 21st century community have made the Bankstown Library and Knowledge Centre an inspiration for architects across Australia.
Adelaide residents can now apply for grants for their street or community to construct rain gardens, which are designed specifically to capture and use stormwater.
CENTRAL Tafe is home to WA’s first Green Building Council of Australia (GBCA) six star-rated public GreenSkills building, a teaching facility in East Perth for students studying environmental monitoring and technology.
Work starts on eco-friendly Bukit Gombak Community Club, which is set to be ready late 2016
A MASSIVE vertical garden rivalling the size of some of the biggest in the world will be the centrepiece of a new apartment project in South Brisbane.
ONE of Sydney’s largest community green roofs will be built in Waverton in a $4 million redevelopment of the old Coal Loader.
Heatwaves kill more Australians than all other natural events combined – and they're becoming hotter, longer and more frequent, according to a Climate Council report which says last year was the country's third hottest. As temperatures rise, understanding and mitigating the impact of heatwaves is becoming a pressing issue.
Turning crowded urban areas into a green oasis could help fight the impact of climate change, Australian experts believe.
Civic-public-private partnership could forge a new age in ensuring all stakeholders have a say in projects.