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Adelaide has a relatively long history of innovation in wastewater treatment and water conservation, spurred on in response to South Australia’s ...

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Systems thinking

Published: 17 December 2018

Inspiring approaches in which wider systems are understood, and occupant choices and behaviours can be designed for and supported through to ...


Embodied water of construction

Published: 31 May 2004

Water is a fundamental aspect of all living things. Since 1900, overall water consumption has increased ten times. Consequently many countries are ...

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On-site domestic wastewater treatment and reuse

Published: 28 February 2005

This note includes descriptions of the different systems used for the on-site treatment and disposal/reuse of domestic wastewaters from residential ...

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This paper provides a critique of the Water sensitive urban design (WSUD) paradigm by discussing its congruence with an established sustainable ...

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This note discusses how the quantity surveyor's skills can be harnessed in the development of environmentally sustainable design.  It focuses on the ...

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Published: 17 December 2018

Building design and the selection of materials, appliances, equipment and technologies can all contribute to the minimisation of both operational and ...


Natural ventilation in passive design

Published: 31 May 1996 | Edited: 31 August 2014

This note provides a background introduction to the lost art of designing for natural ventilation, and discusses some of the more useful rules of ...

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Adaptive comfort: passive design for active occupants

Published: 30 September 2011

The adaptive model of thermal comfort shifts attention from engineered comfort solutions to architectural ones. As the concept of adaptive comfort ...

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Good indoor environment quality (IEQ) can have a positive impact on the health, wellbeing and productivity of occupants in office buildings.

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