The research has been done. The evidence is in. We know how to create cities that are sustainable, liveable and affordable. But we have yet to apply that knowledge widely across Australian cities.
Fires and building failures highlighted serious gaps in Australian building regulations. But recent revisions and recommendations still fall short of preparing our buildings for climate change.
The aim of the Australia-India Knowledge Exchange Workshops hosted by UNSW Built Environment was to build partnerships and share best practices.
Although electricity production and the manufacturing industry are the greatest carbon emitters, individuals also have a role to play, writes Deo Prasad.
The design and planning of energy-efficient, sustainable and resilient cities will be the focus of a major conference being hosted by UNSW this week.
Incoming Dean of Engineering Professor Mark Hoffman is among three UNSW academics elected as Fellows of the prestigious Academy of Technological Sciences and Engineering.
Leading building and construction companies have joined with university experts in a major new initiative to help Australia achieve its emissions reduction target.
Professor Deo Prasad will chair a United Nations environmental forum.