Avora 34: sustainability plus style equal net zero


Icon Homes' Avora 34 display home celebrates innovation in construction through the intersection of style and technology.


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Aligning sustainability projects with business strategy – part two


TURLOUGH GUERIN raises six more questions for environmental and sustainability professionals to ask themselves before pitching a project.


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Aligning sustainability projects with business strategy – part one


TURLOUGH GUERIN explains how environmental and sustainability professionals can lead projects in alignment with an organisation's development agenda.


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Burwood Brickworks strives for Living Building certification


Burwood Brickworks is set to become the most sustainable shopping centre in the world as the team aims for Living Building Challenge certification.


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Can we transform the building sector? (part two)


In part two of his article on transforming the building sector, TURLOUGH GUERIN explores ethics in construction, developments in supply chains and more.


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Can we transform the building sector? (part one)


In part one of his article on transforming the building sector, TURLOUGH GUERIN considers some of the highlights of the GBCA National conference.


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Coffee sets foundation for innovation in construction


An RMIT University engineering lecturer and his students have devised an innovative way to create more sustainable concrete – make it out of coffee.


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Addressing the e-waste problem in Australia’s built environment


Australia's builders can't rely on government policy to address the rising e-waste problem. It's time to develop strategies capable of delivering solutions.


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Calls for building sector to cut embodied carbon emissions


A new report calls for the building and construction sectors to cut down on embodied carbon emissions by focusing on product life cycles and processes.


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Can Australia can lead the world in sustainable infrastructure?


Urgent action must be taken to establish best practice across the building industry, but if undertaken effectively, it could see the nation become the world leader in sustainable infrastructure.


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