Engineering/Technology

Paul Crothers

Making buildings smart and creating the agile workplace

Across our cities we see more and more smart buildings, equipped with sophisticated technology to monitor almost every aspect of their environment, but not all buildings are operating smartly.

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Engineers taking up the climate emergency mantle

In the wake of entire countries such as the UK and professional bodies such as the Institute of Architects declaring a climate emergency, engineers are considering the same move.

How we’re tracking towards a smart, sustainable future

According to Gerhard Kress, Siemens AG vice president of data services, when it comes to big cities, there’s no alternative to rail as the backbone of transport in big cities, even automatic vehicles.

New free app could help clean up rooftop solar retailing

New free app could help clean up rooftop solar retailing

A recently launched sales app that’s free for solar retailers and installers aimed at getting more solar onto roofs may also help control Australia’s growing problem with substandard solar installation designs and retailing.   

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How to create a tribe of smart city thinkers

SMART CITIES: Connection, collaboration and the enabling power of technology to create better places for people were key out-takes from Australia’s first Smart Cities Week.