The restoration of the heritage listed Old Perth Boys School successfully respects the buildings mid-19th century architecture, whilst reflecting its contemporary surroundings. A restoration of the building’s façade was followed by a green star rated internal fit out, which was designed with the aim of both enhancing the existing heritage features and creating a flexible space that was suitable for modern use.
The innovative construction of the Sustainability Learning Centre, Tasmania’s first 6 Star Green Star building, has been matched by the experimental bush kinder pilot program occurring within.
Through smart planning and construction, the Melbourne International RoRo and Automotive Terminal (MIRRAT) is targeting construction waste and carbon emissions as top priorities in reducing its environmental impact.
The Gold Coast 2018 Commonwealth Games Corporation (GOLDOC) takes us behind its 4 Star Green Star rated facility which showcases a range of core sustainability features.
The Prince’s Terrace Adelaide brings low-carbon lessons learnt in the UK to Australia – and shows why innovative thinking and clever design can create spectacular, sustainable outcomes that stand the test of time.
Grocon’s project team worked for 12 months with Boral Concrete to develop a new structural concrete with significantly reduced embodied carbon and an emphasis on recycling.
The installation of small-scale vacuum toilet technology was just one of the innovations awarded.
The project team undertook an investigation early in the design process to see whether the building had the capacity to deliver more savings and become ‘carbon neutral’.