Organisation

Melbourne School of Design

Acronym
MSD
Owning Institution

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Submitted in total fulfilment of the requirements of the degree of Doctor of Philosophy
2 Apr 2018
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There is growing concern about the effect that buildings are having on the environment. Mitigation strategies tend to focus on one life cycle stage, usually the operational stage, leaving the other life cycle stages, such as manufacturing and construction, largely ignored. The slow uptake of...

Video

5 Sep 2017
33

This video shows people that it’s possible to cut Australian cities’ greenhouse gas emission by 80% by 2040, and helps people imagine what a low carbon future city might be like to live in.

Audio interview

5 Aug 2017
29

Our cities were designed for a world of the past. Private cars now clog our streets during peak hour and most daylight hours on weekends. Some Asian cities are jammed 24/7. So what should we do? Build more roads? Or build for the fast changes...

Report

21 Mar 2017
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This report has been produced by the University of Melbourne for the Australian Communities Foundation Green Cities Innovation Fund to document an international review on high-rise apartment building thermal performance and comfort in heat wave conditions. This identified four international standards that represent best practice...

Report

7 Dec 2016
371

This report is the first output from Phase 3 of Transforming Housing. Its purpose is to establish the framework for action over the ensuing three years.

The purpose of this report is to propose a series of clear and measurable responses to the burgeoning...

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