After years at the forefront of the sustainable homes movement in Japan, Sekisui House has now claimed its place in Australia’s sustainable suburbs movement. Achieving a 5 Star Green Star – Communities rating for its Ecco Ripley masterplanned township in south eastern Queensland, Sekisui House is greening the blueprint of one of Australia’s fastest growing urban areas.
With a mission to prevent the degradation of the planet’s natural environment, WWF is known around the world for its work to protect endangered species and threatened places, to ensure the sustainable use of natural resources, and to promote the reduction of pollution and wasteful consumption. And WWF’s new-look Australian headquarters aligns perfectly with this mission.
Renewal SA’s Bowden Development, situated on the western edge of the Adelaide City Parklands, is redefining sustainable living in South Australia.
Each and every building delivered on the 16.3 hectare site must achieve a 5 Star Green Star rating – or above. Renewal SA has raised the bar even higher, by also committing to achieve a Green Star – Communities rating for the entire precinct.
An iconic shopping destination in Sydney has undergone a green makeover – and now has the Green Star certification to prove its environmental credentials to tenants and customers.
The Green Building Council of Australia has awarded the Westfield Sydney Retail Podium on Pitt and Castlereagh streets with a 5 Star Green Star – Retail Centre v1 rating, representing ‘Australian Excellence’ in sustainable design.
The City of Gosnells’ Mills Park redevelopment brings sustainability to the people. Achieving Australia’s first 6 Star Green Star – Public Building Design v1 rating in March 2015, the community facility represents ‘World Leadership’ in sustainable civic infrastructure design.
Collaboration was the cornerstone of The GPT Group and National Australia Bank’s commitment to achieve Australia’s first Green Star – Performance rating. Working in partnership, the building owner and tenant now have independent, third-party proof that 800-808 Bourke Street in Melbourne is efficient, productive and sustainable.
Western Australia’s largest university received Australia’s first 5 Star Green Star – Communities rating for its Master Plan, which will see its Bentley Campus developed into a ‘city of innovation’.
The dsquared office has achieved only the second Green Star Interiors rating in the country, after building an office with a focus on energy efficiency and sustainable materials.