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.
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.
Australia’s first Green Star ‘Optional Design Review’ put 185 Pirie Street in Adelaide on the fast-track to certification success – and all before a single brick was laid.
Constructed in 1963 and extended a number of times over the years, the former Clipsal light manufacturing building had laid empty since 2009. While a knockdown rebuild may have been easier, the building’s industrial design proved ripe for a green retrofit.
Taking its place among the world’s most sustainable retail complexes, the Ponds Shopping Centre in Sydney’s north west achieved a global-first 6 Star Green Star – Retail Centre Design v1 in 2015.
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.
The Sir Samuel Griffith Centre is a $40 million world class building and Australia’s first off-grid, self-powered teaching and research facility.