Tomorrowland19 – I, human: Fred Holt, partner in charge of 3XN, one of the most exciting architectural studios in the world, explained some of his firm’s sustainability philosophy in relation to AMP Capital’s Quay Quarter Tower.
Tomorrowland19 – I, human: There’s been huge collaboration between, architects, engineers and council with a strong eye to social as well as environmental sustainability, in one of Sydney’s new skyscrapers.
Tomorrowland19 – I, human: Property consultant Abdul Khan told Tomorrowland19 about plans for a new style of sustainable housing, with apartments to suit everyone from youth with disabilities to retirees looking to downsize. But will politicians and developers back this vision?
Tomorrowland19 – I, human: Tomorrowland points to the intellectual and structural changes that will impact this sector, including construction, real estate technology, and the cities, for years to come, says Robert Harley.
Tomorrowland19 – I, human: Smart cities technologies promise more efficient and cost-effective urban environments. But what are the privacy and legal implications of wiring our buildings to monitor everything and everyone in them?
Tomorrowland19 – I, human: This is what can be created when you team an architect with a passion for affordable, sustainable housing with impact investors and bankers: carbon neutral, low-cost housing that creates resilient communities.
Tomorrowland19 – I, human: Australia’s top commercial property developers are talking about “radical sustainability”. But if these ideas are to reach the mass market, the building industry needs to consolidate, cut costs and better train construction workers.
Tomorrowland19 – I, human: Creating sustainable, liveable communities is no cake walk, but some of the key visionaries in the public sector are using ambitious targets, planning controls and a big dose of grit and determination to make the impossible possible.
The panel of Indigenous knowledge experts set the scene and energy level for the day. Dr Virginia Marshall from Australian National University confirmed what The Fifth Estate has suspected for a while – that there’s booming interest in Indigenous knowledge.
Did you ever wonder why we rely on most of our progress in buildings and cities to be voluntary?