11-13 May 2021
Darling Harbour, ICC SYDNEY

Sustainability

Busting the Human Rights and Modern Slavery Myths

Jul 31, 2020 Sustainability

The property, building and construction sector are considered to be of high risk of modern slavery, occurring both in Australia and on overseas supply chains. Read the key takeaways from Edge Environment’s webinar.

The Biophilic design approach

Jun 29, 2020 Sustainability

Biophilic design is an approach to architecture that seeks to connect building occupants more closely to nature and can create a more productive and healthy built environment, Fytogreen reports on the benefits of incorporating biophilic design into our built environments.

Building lockdown? Don’t waste a golden opportunity.

Jun 1, 2020 Sustainability

Lockdown has had some significant drawbacks, however one area where it offers opportunity is waste management. Edge Environment shares 6 opportunities to improve building waste ♻

Melbourne Introduces Green Building Tool

May 29, 2020 Sustainability

In a new concept for Australia, the City of Melbourne has introduced the Green Factor tool, which will aid developers in the measurement of the sustainability credentials of their design in an early phase.

5 Benefits of Green Infrastructure

Apr 29, 2020 Sustainability

Green walls, equal greener cities. As urban growth continues to escalate in Australian cities, architects and designers look to green infrastructure to boost building sustainability.

Burwood Brickworks hits highest levels in retail sustainability

Jan 23, 2020 Sustainability

Delivering the world’s most sustainable shopping centre is a lofty aim. But in a suburb in Melbourne’s east, that’s exactly what’s happening.

The interactive ‘Materials in Mind’ pod educating on sustainability

Apr 26, 2019 Sustainability

Staying true to their vision and purpose of providing solutions for sustainable consumption and production, GECA have created an interactive pod to experience and learn more about sustainability.

Switch to a more efficient and sustainable workplace

Jun 18, 2018 Sustainability

CitySwitch is a free program, supported by the City of Melbourne, that helps commercial office tenants to reduce their environmental footprint and make a positive impact on climate change. Currently, 831 tenancies have signed up covering an impressive 23.6 million sqm.

Eliminating power wastage from heating water

Apr 17, 2018 Sustainability

Eliminating the hot water lag time that plagues many kitchens and bathrooms has been a life-changing experience for retired engineer Auke Bruinsma and his wife Leola, who were previous wasting 5-7L of water each time they waited for the hot water to get through the pipes to their kitchen tap.

Eliminating the need for blinds with thermochromic technology

Apr 13, 2018 Sustainability

A cutting-edge glass technology which is starting to pick up momentum in Australia is that of SolarAdapt® Solar Responsive Thermochromic glass (SRT).

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