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The aim of the Dollars & Sense of Green Buildings report is to examine international case studies and local examples of buildings to demonstrate a strong business case for building green.
Cities are suggested as being the key level for shifts towards more sustainable modes of production and consumption. The building sector with its significant carbon footprint plays an important role in urban climate change adaptation strategies. Using the case study of Brisbane (Australia), the paper...
Abstract Bhutan is a tiny kingdom nested in the fragile ecosystem of the eastern Himalayan range, with urbanisation striding at a rapid rate. To the global community, Bhutan is known for its Gross National Happiness (GNH), which in many ways is an expression of...
With increasing mindfulness of car dependency, several strategies included developing sharing-economy mobility systems have been offered to help in restricting private vehicle usage. This study provides the survey results of two progressive and innovative shared-mobility schemes (GoGET and UBER) that have recently commenced operations in...
The debate about the transition away from fossil fuels has focused on costs, but right here in Australia we have examples of the benefits of sustainable new energy sources for our cities.
The Value of Urban Design represents a ground-breaking attempt to pin down the economic, social and environmental value of good urban design.
Electric vehicles offer great potential to dramatically reduce local air pollution, greenhouse gas emissions and resulting climate change impacts, and oil use from the transport sector. With electric vehicle costs steadily falling, the transition continues to become more feasible. This potential is enabled and made...
Commercial sharing platforms have reshaped the transportation and housing sectors in cities and raised challenges for urban policy makers seeking to balance market disruption with community protections. Transformational sharing seeks to strengthen the urban commons to address social justice, equity and sustainability.
This White Paper aims to illuminate best practices in the development of shared, electric and automated mobility (SEAM) governance.