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12 Jul 2018
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This chapter provides a review and critique of the development and current status of approaches to improve energy efficiency and broader sustainability in the Australian built environment. The focus is on the minimum building performance requirements set through the National Construction Code—Building Code of Australia,...

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12 Jul 2018
7

Net zero energy building (NZEB) standards have been gaining prominence lately as the next performance target for buildings. However, despite the demonstrated benefits of such building performance across triple bottom-line concepts, Australia is yet to formulate a policy toward adopting a net zero energy building...

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18 Jan 2018
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In this chapter, Robert Hattam explores notions of citizenship and global citizenship through the prism of the culturally responsive school.

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5 Nov 2017
42

This chapter shows how and why Australian firearm legislation altered very little for 65 years, but changed dramatically in 12 days. It explains the ‘perfect storm’ of horror, outrage, law and leadership which forced policy reversal, and details the lightning legislative adjustments now held up...

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16 Sep 2017
9

This chapter details a project that explores the design application and advanced construction of highly custom architecture for tuning architectural shape and surfaces to manage sound in open work areas.

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