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27 Mar 2018

In the almost 10 years since we launched with The Fifth Estate we’ve learnt three important things about offices, the topic we covered at our event in Brisbane on 27 March 2018, Bring Your Office to Life.

One is that offices are capable of...

Book

14 Nov 2017

The Tomorrowland summit brought together architects, engineers, academics, scientists, investors and industry around the future of the built environment: resilience and net zero carbon buildings.

Book

15 Mar 2015

The Fifth Estate's exploration of how Australia can deliver innovative, sustainable urban developments, featuring a high-profile Salon on Sustainable Precincts.

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11 Dec 2018

Urban policymaking, plan-making and place-making in Australia could be about to get smarter, writes Peter Newton and Mark Burry.

Article

27 Nov 2018

Cooling hot suburbs, low tech ways to save energy in pools and breakthroughs in wastewater treatments were highlights at the recent CRC for Low Carbon Living conference last week in Adelaide. Each pointed to the sound body of evidence underpinning good urban planning decision.

Article

20 Aug 2018

As extreme heat comes our way and threatens to impact on our buildings, it’s time to acknowledge that the quality Australia’s urban fabric is not on a par with other parts of the world.

Commentary

8 Aug 2018

Comfortable, affordable and low-carbon housing is possible, but according to experts at Wednesday’s National Forum on Low Carbon Housing for Low Income Households, there are multiple challenges that need tackling to get there.

Organised by the CRC for Low Carbon Living, ASBEC and the...

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2 Jul 2018

Australia’s landscapes are dotted with mature eucalypts that were standing well before Captain Cook sailed into Botany Bay. These old trees were once revered as an icon of the unique Australian landscape, but they’re rapidly becoming collateral damage from population growth. Mature eucalypts are routinely...

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