Architectural Biotechnology/ Recycling Glass

Week 4 Lecture 18/8/16 by Claudia Echeverria Encina and Heriyanto Architectural Biotechnology with Waste Fibres by Claudia Echeverria Encina Waste is perceived as a second hand material, whereas it has the opportunnity to instead be a latent material. These products can be retrieved at intermediate places between the post consumer and landfill stages. Here lies an opportunity … Continue reading Architectural Biotechnology/ Recycling Glass

Infrastructure Delivery

Lecture Week 4 17/8/16 Panel discussion lecture by infrastructure professional both in public and private practice. This covers issues such as management, contracts and sustainability. Department of Planning and Environment David Gainsford Sustainability for infrastructure projects through: The implementation of consistent and easy to follow planning principles and development standards through the use of State … Continue reading Infrastructure Delivery

Sustainable procurement: brief writing, contract specifications, tender evaluation, supply chain management

Week 4 by Bronwyn Rice 16/8/16 Diversity at governance levels There is existing data showing that Fortune 500 companies with a larger representation of women in management roles, perform better than those with little to no representation on women in management roles. Risk Management Risk management must be internalised as much as possible, rather than … Continue reading Sustainable procurement: brief writing, contract specifications, tender evaluation, supply chain management

Sustainable Design, Construction and Operations Rating and Assessment Tool

Lecture Week 4 15/8/16 by Jeff D Oatman (GBCA) What is a rating system? Makes things comparable across a range of targets. What is a green building? We have to look at it in 3 stages; design, construction and operation as buildings can perform differently to the way they've been designed or operated etc. so our … Continue reading Sustainable Design, Construction and Operations Rating and Assessment Tool