Evaluation

Discussion paper

Discussion guide
25 Feb 2019
464

The purpose of this discussion guide is to assist Aboriginal Victorians to lead the design of a new accountability mechanism to keep government accountable to community in Aboriginal affairs.

Report

23 Nov 2018
28

The buildings sector is responsible for approximately 23% of Australia’s carbon emissions. The Australian Sustainable Built Environment Council (ASBEC), the peak body for sustainability in the built environment, has identified that improving the minimum standards for energy efficiency of new buildings can assist in delivering...

Report

6 Nov 2018
6

In 2015, nations reached a historic global agreement on climate change and made first commitments through the Nationally Determined Contributions (NDCs) which outline their climate action ambition, addressing both climate change mitigation (or low emission development) and adaptation to climate change. However, despite commendable efforts,...

Discussion paper

2018 National Forum discussion paper
30 Oct 2018
2

This paper is also an urgent call to heed the need for rapid proliferation of LCL principles and projects, and their mobilization across the built environment production system. It is a call to build an open market for this by creating the required regulatory and...

Fact sheet

1 Oct 2018
5

The latest version of the EU Energy Performance of Buildings Directive (EPBD) aims to achieve a highly energy efficient and decarbonised building stock by 2050, and compels Member States to develop respective roadmaps, guidelines and measurable, targeted actions.

In order to garner the views...

Audio interview

1 Oct 2018
24

How do we decide the value of art? And who is best equipped to do so?

Annual Report

Open data for all
19 Sep 2018
5

The 2018 Open Data report pulls back the curtain on digital government to show how New York City collects data, how data powers city operations, and how publishing that data publicly creates value in communities across the five boroughs.

This year's report features NYC...

Journal article

15 Sep 2018
18

In the new millennium, cities have become an emerging force among new forms of subnational climate governance. Of interest is how cities act unilaterally and directly in this new climate politics via the provision of relevant tools. Since metropolitan planning strategies have been considered as...

Website

14 Sep 2018
22

The Environmental Insights Explorer analyzes Google Maps data to provide rich insights into the vital signs of our planet. These insights can be used to create carbon baselines and accelerate climate action plans.

Beta version available September 2018

Report

12 Sep 2018
14

This report presents results from applying a new technique called Contribution Analysis to local community greenhouse gas (GHG) inventory data. Contribution Analysis separates out the impact of different drivers of change between multiple inventory years. The drivers looked at include population/ commercial growth, energy usage...

Article

10 Sep 2018
9

The Environmental Insights Explorer calculates emissions from buildings, car trips, and public transport to illustrate how a city’s sustainability efforts are faring. Read the full article at Fast Company

Report

Individual actors, collective initiatives and their impact on global greenhouse gas emissions
5 Sep 2018
24

Since the Paris Climate Agreement solidified an “all hands on deck” approach to climate change, cities, regions and businesses have become key contributors to mitigation, adaptation and finance efforts. These actors are pledging a range of actions, from directly reducing their own greenhouse gas emissions...

Conference paper

3 Sep 2018
44

This paper reports on a UK-funded research project on designing for people living with advanced dementia using mixed methodology research and evaluation.

Report

Living lab director and coordination
30 Aug 2018
9

Fifteen Living Laboratories have been developed across Australia over the past 5 years under the auspices of the CRC for Low Carbon Living. The establishment of the Living Labs has been a significant investment and this report outlines the Living Labs and proposes a model...

Article

21 Aug 2018
22

When did culture become a number? When did the books, paintings, poems, plays, songs, films, games, art installations, clothes, and all the myriad objects that fill our lives and which we consider cultural, become a matter of statistical measurement?

Journal article

29 Jul 2018
6

Purpose – Rating tools for the built environment were designed to engage consumers and enhance sustainability and resilience. However, the intended outcomes of these rating systems appear to have limited implementation in the residential new housing market in Australia. The purpose of this paper is...

Report

SDG 11 Synthesis report, High level political forum 2018
9 Jul 2018
59

With the 2030 Agenda for Sustainable Development, Member States agreed on 17 Sustainable Development Goals (SDGs) with 169 global targets, and nearly 234 indicators that will be monitored for the period 2015–2030. The targets are designed to be integrated and indivisible and to balance the...

Video

8 Jul 2018
7

Conducting a plan review to determine whether a building complies with the building code is made much easier with the innovative APR software from SMARTreview. APR works inside Autodesk Revit to collect information relevant to the building code, send it to our APR Cloud Analysis...

Commentary

International standards ISO 37120 - Indicators for city services and quality of life in communities
6 Jul 2018
10

The populations of most world cities are growing fast, and with it come challenges and opportunities for keeping citizens safe and well. New International Standards for measuring and improving the performance of cities have just been published:

ISO/TC 268: Sustainable cities and communities...

Survey

29 Jun 2018
7

Developed and administered by the Infrastructure Sustainability Council of Australia (ICSA), the ‘IS Tool’ is designed to be used to evaluate the sustainability of infrastructure across design, construction, and operational phases. The tool can be used as part of a self- assessment as well as...

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