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Environment

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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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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Glossary of environmentally sustainable design

Published: 31 December 2011

This glossary was first published in May 2001 as “Glossary of ESD Terms”. It was originally compiled by Anthea Fawcett and Natasha Palich. It was ...

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Equity

Published: 17 December 2018

Strategies for creating a just and equitable world, that treats people fairly and supports inclusive and accessible communities.

As an introduction to both Geographic Information Systems (GIS) and Remote Sensing, this article describes GIS and explains its components and ...

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Timber and wood

Published: 26 November 2018

In their adaptiveness to new forms of construction and as a natural material option in biophilic design, timber and wood products continue to be a ...

This is one of three companion papers taken from a study that assesses the comparative costs of urban redevelopment with the costs of greenfield ...

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Freeways are important components of the urban landscape and they must service functional, aesthetic and social requirements. This guide examines the ...

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