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 world-class workplace that is ‘uniquely Queensland’ with a truly flexible design to meet Suncorp’s needs and a high level of sustainability.
Fringed by national parks within the suburban streets of Sydney’s north, Chris Nunn’s home in Asquith brings the green in, in more ways than one. It is the first certified Green Star Home in Australia and shows that comfortable, resilient, electrified homes are possible now. It is also the first home to demonstrate the benefits of combining Green Star Homes and Passive House certifications.
Australia’s first all-electric aquatic centre is making waves with a sophisticated energy solution and efficient building envelope that will achieve net zero emissions in operation and pave the way for other councils committed to climate action.
There are so many remarkable achievements hidden behind Property NSW’s 5 Star Green Star portfolio rating that it is hard to pick a favourite.
Located on the edge of Sydney’s Chinatown, Darling Square is part of the NSW Government’s $3.4 billion-dollar redevelopment of Darling Harbour.
Taking the concept of a “living laboratory” to the next level, the University of Melbourne is applying Green Star Buildings at its new Fishermans Bend campus to deliver sustainable space for experimentation, prototyping and pilot-testing at an industrial scale.
Due to a global shift towards sustainability, environmentally conscious design has grown in importance across all building types. There has been a particularly rapid adoption of sustainable building practice in retirement homes and villages, the result of retirees across Australia expecting more from the spaces in which they live.
With its appeal to the eye, the environment and the community, Green Square Library and Plaza may be unlike any library you’ve ever known.
Located in Sydney’s inner south, an area once considered to be its industrial heartland, the library forms a central part of the City of Sydney’s ambitious plan to renew parts of Sydney that have been long underutilised.