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Creating connected cities

In the era of instant information, we live in a globally connected world – and it’s time for our cities to catch up. A building, a community or even a city cannot be sustainable if it’s not accessible – and that means ensuring we create good connections between people and buildings.

 
   

The language of sustainability is changing

GBCA’s Future Green Leader, Rory Martin, spoke to Architecture & Design about ‘liveability’ not ‘sustainability’ and what Australia can learn from Oman.

Wollongong achieves Australian first with Green Star

Wollongong City Council has achieved the first 5 Star Green Star – Performance rating in Australia, resulting in energy savings of more than $200,000 each year.

Green Star News – February

Green Star – Communities PILOT v0.2 has been released and additional guidance is now available for the Green Star – Design & As Built Innovation category.

   

Let our trainers come to you

Green Star in-house training is a great way to educate your team, foster team spirit and save on training costs. A range of Green Star courses are available or we can tailor specific training packages to suit your needs. Bookings are now available. 

Hitting the Renewable Energy Target

Which state is winning Australia’s renewable energy race and why? Robin Mellon discusses the power of setting targets to provide direction, drive innovation and encourage investment in new technologies.

PodPlants

“We are committed to revitalising the health and sustainability of our cities through developing smart technology, innovative products and implementing these through biophilic design.” Chris Wilkins, PodPlants.

 
Urban Design and Placemaking Masterclass

Learn to look beyond land use and transportation patterns to the characteristics of cities that capture people’s hearts. Led by Green Cities keynote Larry Beasley CM and others experts. 19 MAR 2015.

Meet the Stars: Green Star – Communities

We’re bringing together Australia’s leading developers of sustainable communities and precincts, including Brisbane Airport, the first certified Green Star – Communities project. 31 MAR 2015.

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Sustainable stations

As part of the $3.9 billion Regional Rail Link in Victoria, five train stations have received Green Star ratings. A great outcome for the people of Victoria and proof that large scale infrastructure projects can be sustainable.

Our Living River

The Parramatta River Catchment Group is on a mission to make Parramatta River clean, healthy and swimmable again. Have a favourite spot you would like to swim? Vote for it online or help spread the word. #ourlivingriver

 
 
 
 
 

 

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