With outfits like Google and Salesforce jumping onto the Living Building Challenge this is a green building growth phenomenon. In a signal it wants to be a regional leader in this fast-growing space, global engineering and development consultancy, Mott MacDonald, has hired someone from the very top of her field to be its first-ever head […]
Sustainability in supply chains can be an awkward business if the scope of investigations ventures beyond carbon emissions or forced labour.
The City of Melbourne is undertaking a “next generation” sustainability-focused revamp of the Council House 1 site.
Hobart’s Museum of Old and New Art (MONA) has plans underway for an art-studded five-star hotel, and news just in is that it’s going for Living Building Challenge (LBC) certification.
Frasers Property Australia’s ambitious plan to create the world’s most sustainable shopping centre has received planning approval from Melbourne’s Whitehorse City Council.
I recently participated in the Living Future unConference, the annual event that leads the world in regenerative design.
The Burwood Brickworks retail centre, designed to be the world’s most sustainable shopping centre, has revealed it will house a 2000-square-metre urban farm and restaurant on its roof.
Many of the Living Building Challenge petals have been designed into two Castlemaine developments without too much trouble. Yet one petal, the water petal, has been an incredible challenge.
Ahead of our Visit Tomorrowland event in Sydney on 19 September, one of our speakers – Frasers Property Australia’s executive general manager, retail, Peri Macdonald – gives us the low-down on the cutting-edge Living Building Challenge retail centre.
The International Living Future Institute is the latest body to partner with the Green Building Council of Australia, with the release of a guidance document to help streamline certification for projects going for both Green Star and the stringent Living Building Challenge. ILFI chief executive Amanda Sturgeon said the partnership came at a time when […]
Tuhoe Te Uru Taumatua in the Bay of Plenty is the first New Zealand project designed and constructed to Living Building Challenge specifications.
The Sustainable Buildings Research Centre at the University of Wollongong in NSW is on track to be the the first building in Australia to meet the Living Building Challenge.