Hot ‘hoods: the results of a 30 percent decline in residential trees

UniSA environmental researchers have called for new national planning policies to mandate the inclusion of trees in developments and housing design.

Victoria’s Department of Transport launches program to improve state’s roads

As part of its economic recovery strategy post-pandemic, the Victorian Government needs an efficient and streamlined traffic system. The state’s Department of Transport has rolled out a new program comprising data collection, integration and analytics in order to achieve this aim. In 2002, the Melbourne 2030 planning for sustainable growth strategy was launched with nine […]

Moloney Architects rebuilds bushfire-destroyed Victorian homestead with remnants from the past

Led by Moloney Architects, Remnant House is a building rising from the ashes, replacing a rural homestead lost to bushfire in 2013. The firm, helmed by duo Mick and Jules Moloney, is no stranger to regional builds, but Mick Moloney tells ADR rebuilding this home has been an “emotional journey” for both client and architect. […]

“Half the challenge of recycling could be solved through good design”

The biggest impact designers can have on the textile industry is to design for end of life, says BlockTexx co-founder Adrian Jones.  “We can’t change today. It just exists. We can work really hard to make up for the mistakes of the past, but we can’t change the fact that those textiles are already in […]

Being sustainable is as much about us as “influencing others to step up” – Humanscale

60 of world’s biggest firms call for climate leadership ahead of COP26