Opening in 2021, Melbourne Connect is a project that finds solutions to global climate problems and enables students and researchers to do the same, by fostering information sharing and collaboration – all in the heart of Melbourne's innovation district.
Brookfield Properties Australia recently joined the growing league of asset managers adopting Green Star Performance. Having already certified some great outcomes for buildings under Design & As Built, it was a significant achievement for Brookfield Properties to be awarded a 4 Star rating for its first foray into Green Star Performance.
Parramatta Square is one of Australia’s largest commercial precincts, and a 5 Star Green Star rated community. The precinct integrates four premium commercial towers with 240,000 square metres of office and retail wrapped around an expansive public space. The vision was a clear one - create a welcoming space for the community to gather, and for people to discover, connect, and find inspiration in the Parramatta community.
One of Australia’s smartest and most sustainable office buildings, Heritage Lanes is the expression of a partnership between Suncorp and Mirvac. From project inception, Mirvac set out to create a word-class workplace that is ‘uniquely Queensland’ with a truly flexible design to meet Suncorp’s needs and a high level of sustainability.
By using sustainable materials, optimising energy efficiency, and incorporating renewable energy sources, the retail space can be built with reduced environmental impact from the start.
Grid-interactive buildings are designed to use electricity in a smart and efficient way, shifting energy usage to times when it's both cheaper and cleaner, while helping to generate clean energy and reduce costs.
Lot Fourteen is a 6 Star Green Star Communities certified precinct, and the first precinct in Australia to be pre-certified as a WELL Community. Each building within the precinct must obtain a 6 Star Green Star rating and the Entrepreneur and Innovation Centre (EIC) will obtain a WELL building rating.
Green Building Day is renowned for case studies that showcase industry innovation and 2023 didn’t disappoint. Audiences left talking about one case study in particular - Yitpi Yartapuultiku. It’s the story of a community space taking shape on the banks of Port Adelaide River and is inspiring industry as an example of meaningful collaboration with Traditional Owners, offering hope that ancient links between people and Country will be strengthened into the future.
Underneath its striking white sails set against the blue of the harbour, the Sydney Opera House is green-certified. Designed with nature in mind and building on its status as a UNESCO World Heritage Listed and globally renowned performing arts space, the Opera House has been working with Green Building Council of Australia (GBCA) since 2013 to position itself as a world leader in operational sustainability performance.