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Book Review: Smarter Buildings Better Experiences

There’s a lot of buzz about how technology can deliver more sustainable buildings, but for the layperson, understanding exactly what’s what and why it might matter can be somewhat challenging.

The Corkman will need to be rebuilt

The Victorian government and the City of Melbourne today (Thursday) said they would take joint action in the Victorian Civil and Administrative Tribunal to force the rebuild of the Corkman…

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Greens want donation reform after a look at minister’s diary

NSW planning minister Anthony Roberts met with 53 property developers or property interest groups between January and September this year, but not a single ordinary resident, new information released by the Greens shows.

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Developers are quickly realising the marketing power of free solar

South Australia’s plan to install 50,000 solar and battery systems free of charge, announced this week, has been labelled groundbreaking, and is a firm PR win for the state government ahead of what looks likely to be a difficult election in March.

How big data can help with affordable housing

A just-launched big data software platform is promising to help affordable and co-housing developers easily locate appropriate sites, including those currently off-market.

7 tools to help UK developers reduce life-cycle carbon emissions

More and more developers want to cut down the life cycle and embodied carbon of their projects – the greenhouse gas emissions caused by producing and delivering materials and construction at the site, and by their in-use and end-of-life phases.