Australia

Peter Poulet, Western Sydney University

Peter Poulet on the new role of the architect

Tomorrowland19 – I, human: “But it is more obvious now than ever that the architect can’t make a building on their own,” Peter Poulet says.

Abdul Khan, ASK Property Consultants

The inclusive apartments of the future need visionary backers

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?

Daniella Traino: The promises and pitfalls of the digital age

Tomorrowland19 – I, human: Connectivity in the built environment has many benefits, but the reality is that smart buildings are collecting data that could be used in nefarious ways in the future and it’s hard to plug the entry points for infiltration.

Robert Harley: a personal takeaway from Tomorrowland19 – I, human

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.

On why we don’t have to follow our political leaders

Experts report we’ve had the hottest decade since records began. Large tracts of the country are in flames with ash now contaminating Sydney’s main water storage at Warragamba Dam.

Nightingale and clever finance is shifting the market

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.

2019 Banksia Sustainability Awards

A “digital owl” and a scheme to make infrastructure greener were among the winners of the 2019 Banksia Sustainability Awards, announced at a gala dinner in Sydney earlier this week.

Climate activism driving ESG jobs and new appointments

JOBS: The growing appetite for sustainable, ethical and high value ESG investment opportunities continues to underpin the jobs market, and the negative talk globally about things slowing down is just not resonating in Australia’s CBDs.