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Remote area building and sustainable development

Published: 31 December 2011

This note discusses approaches to sustainable design in remote, rural and regional areas. Based on the author's experiences in the Top End, it ...

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Sustainable metropolitan transport – design strategies

Published: 31 August 2006

This note outlines how architects can use the design of buildings to help create sustainable transport systems and a more vibrant public domain.

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Architecture, planning and food

Published: 31 July 2012

While architects and planners don’t seek to disadvantage communities, the incremental impacts of the way towns and cities are designed is having ...

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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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This note deals with the methods and tools for assessing the environmental performance of a building design in the early design phase of a building ...

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This note considers expert judgement as one of several stated assessing methods approved for compliance with the Building Code of Australia's ...

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Regenerative design approaches

Published: 17 December 2018

Regenerative design is a holistic framework supporting waste-free systems that utilise renewable resources and energy, seeking a balance between ...


Sustainability and building information modelling (BIM)

Published: 31 August 2017

This note introduces readers to some of the current environmental analysis tools available within Building Information Modelling (BIM) software ...

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Bushfires and building – an introduction

Published: 31 May 2003

Bushfires have long been an integral part of the Australian landscape ecology, with a unique symbiosis between plants, soils and fire. Whilst the ...

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This paper and its companion paper summarise reports published by the consulting firm GHD in 2003 and 2009 and in particular summarises final results ...

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