The Future of Home Energy

Prominent energy expert, inventor and White House advisor Saul Griffith joins us for a very special session where he discusses the future of home energy in Australia. In this Lean In session, Saul will share how architects can help clients cut emissions while saving homes money, and what the future of home and community infrastructure will look like. You’ll have the opportunity to ask questions and get to find out more about the work that Saul does in the energy sector here in Australia.

Virtual Tour: University of Wollongong’s Sustainable Buildings Research Centre

Join us today for a guided virtual tour of the building and Q&A session as we discuss the building certification systems, biophilic references (sunshade, tree-like supporting structures), the main operation of the building (green walls and communal areas), technology inbuilt (thermal slab, ground source heat pumps, transpired solar collector, green IT system) and other key aspects of design that earned the building the full marks under LBC.

Getting sustainable design over the line

The HIP V. HYPE model – could this be the future of property development, architecture and sustainability? The multi-disciplinary property development and sustainability consulting team at HIP V. HYPE create projects defined by substance, genuine interaction and meaning.

Architectural sustainability: getting our houses in order

We used to think sustainability was about trying to do everything all at once. In that approach, however, we made it look hard. When we made it look hard, others looked away. Faced with the climate crisis spiralling out of control before our very eyes, we’ve had to change our approach.

Passive House 2.0

Following the popular session on the fundamentals of the Passive House, Timo Bleeker, Director of Idealings Architecture, returns to continue the discussion on Passive House. This session focuses on project case studies and examples.

The benefits of Passive House

Timo Bleeker, Director of Idealings Architecture, covers the fundamentals of the Passive House standard and discuss the importance of introducing the principles at the early stages of planning.

Advancing modular construction

Adam De Guara and Fay Greenhalgh of Glowing Structures, an award-winning Melbourne architectural lighting consultancy, as they showcase the critical importance of lighting across different architectural settings.

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