Better Buildings Partnership

Esther Bailey: behind the scenes with the terra-formers

City of Sydney’s Esther Bailey recently won the Acoustic Logic Award for Contribution to Sustainability at the annual National Association of Women in Construction NSW Awards for Excellence.

How NABERS will transform the performance of UK office buildings

A scheme to create an investment grade rating that reflects buildings’ “performance in use” based on the Australian NABERS scheme is in development in the UK and hopes to bridge the “performance gap” between design and actual performance of office buildings. But a new report shows the UK lags 15 years behind Australia.