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Towards sustainable urbanism

Published: 30 November 2005

'Sustainable Urbanism' encompasses Australian urban design and transportation practices that seek to create vibrant, liveable communities.  This ...

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This paper reviews the major North American and Australian sustainability rating tools to determine how they measure building energy performance. It ...

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This guide addresses visual resource, siting and design issues associated with wind farm development. This is an introductory overview of the key ...

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Erosion and sediment control

Published: 28 February 2003

The principles of erosion and sediment control are said to be at the cutting edge of common sense.  These principles have been around for decades, ...

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Land resource assessment

Published: 28 February 2006

The note describes a new procedure for Land Resource Assessment (LRA).  It uses Multi-Criteria Evaluation methods (MCE) in a Geographic Systems (GIS) ...

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Energy saving design

Published: 17 December 2018

An integrated building design approach which considers a building’s orientation, layout, form and materials with respect to climatic conditions to ...



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 ...


Newcastle CSIRO Energy Centre

Published: 28 February 2007

The CSIRO's Energy Centre at Newcastle has many innovative energy saving and renewable energy generation systems.  The Centre explores new methods of ...

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Post occupancy evaluations of buildings are noted for their ability to provide vital feedback regarding a building's performance in use. In addition ...

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Published: 17 December 2018

Exploring climate-responsive design, passive design principles and innovative construction and technologies in new and renovated residential projects ...


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