Engineering/Technology

smart cities

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.

Tomorrowland 2018: Green fortification the way forward

Turning the tables on traditional engineering in favour of deploying green fortification to battle climate change will be one of the key areas of focus during a Tomorrowland presentation by Griffith University’s Cheryl Desha.

Green walls come under attack

Green walls have come under fire with the national president of the Australian Institute of Architects, Richard Kirk, questioning their sustainability.

How to calculate the wellbeing benefits of plants

How adding plants to walls and roofs can improve indoor environment quality. New research by RMIT and the University of Melbourne has a few of the answers, and an app to help.

Market Pulse: Why demand for engineers is “on fire”

Unprecedented. On fire. Hot. Not like anything I’ve seen in 35 years. These were just some of the superlatives used to describe the booming infrastructure market for engineering in Australia this week.