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Technology and Design for Sustainable Cities and Precincts

This article highlights the many benefits of green roofs, including absorbing carbon, reducing energy consumption, & managing stormwater & acoustic insulation!

Cooling the Planet One Green Roof at a Time – Architecture . Construction . Engineering . Property

Green roofs have come a long way since the Hanging Gardens of Babylon.

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The Case for Less Planning – Architecture . Construction . Engineering . Property

Many impressive parts of our cities were built before complex town planning regulations were developed. The world could use more of this kind of character.

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Valuing Greenery Up High – Architecture . Construction . Engineering . Property

Can we put a dollar value on better utilisation of roof terraces, balconies, walls and facades that create elevated gardens in our cities?

 Smarter Cities: Introducing 'The Smarter City'

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Beautiful Architecture Positively Affects Human Health | Architecture . Construction . Design . Engineering . Property

The first comprehensive, nationwide plan to fix Australia's buildings' energy use and greenhouse impact has been launched as Zero Carbon Australia.

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New Trends Leaving the Grey Cities of Yesteryear Behind – Architecture . Construction . Engineering . Property

The planet is urbanising rapidly, and urban planning has never had more to offer growing cities. Several trends in urban planning are creating great cities.

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10 Attributes of the Living Precinct – Architecture . Construction . Engineering . Property

Landscape architects must play a leading role in helping people reconnect with nature through the development of living precincts.

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What Makes a Green City a Great City? – Architecture . Construction . Engineering . Property

Sustainability must pave the way as Australia's urban centres continue to grow.

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Walkable Neighbourhoods Make for a Healthier Melbourne – Architecture . Construction . Engineering . Property

The creation of walkable neighbourhoods that are more amenable to navigation by foot could help boost the health of residents and reduce medical costs.

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Five Emerging Green Communities Trends to Watch – Architecture . Construction . Engineering . Property

Tactical urbanism has taken a foothold. Urban agriculture is flourishing. So what’s next?

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New York City loses pay phones (but gains so much more)

New York’s pay phones are vanishing, but nobody will miss them. The replacements that Qualcomm is helping develop will provide everything from free phone calls to gigabit Internet. Learn how the whole project is not only free to taxpayers, but will generate hundreds of millions in city revenue.

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The myths of infrastructure sustainability

Engineers Australia (EA) Sustainability Policy states that its members “are committed to creating and delivering outcomes that will ensure the long-te...

“This is the age of cities,” said Richard Rogers at an Urban Land Institute conference in Paris.

Urban Density not Perfect, but Needed

As cities get denser, where are the challenges and opportunities in helping people get from point A to point B? Skyring, B ‘Urban mobility – What does the future hold? Sustainable City, Challenges And Opportunities, Urban Planning, Mobile Application, Helping People, Hold On, Engineering, Construction, Architecture

Urban Mobility – What Does the Future Hold? – Architecture . Construction . Engineering . Property

As cities get denser, where are the challenges and opportunities in helping people get from point A to point B?

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