A Holistic View for Integrating Sustainability...

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Emerging economies in Asia and Latin America face rapid urbanization and city building in the next few decades. The existing work force and the next generation of built environment graduates play a significant role in lowering carbon emissions as a result of r...

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Showcasing ‘Real’ Green Buildings: A Case for Post...

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Throughout their life cycle; from construction, operation to demolition, buildings contribute to environmental impact. Globally, there has been a shift towards adoption of green building policies, legislation, various programmes and rating tools for all new co...

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Identifying cost trend and affected cost factors for...

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The integration of sustainability and sustainable practices in the construction industry is ultimately benefiting the environment,society,and economics.Many green office buildings in Australia achieved Green Star ratings have claimed outstanding achievements s...

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Integrating Interdisciplinary Thinking and Practice: A...

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The value of interdisciplinary approaches to curriculum have been considered successful along multiple fronts; including reducing administrative burden from inter departmental collaboration, providing “intellectual” solutions to problems and breaking acade...

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Future-proofing buildings: optimising facility...

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Buildings in general are large contributors of global greenhouse emissions and environmental deterioration. Climate adaptation of existing and new buildings is crucial in reducing their impact on climate change.In order to achieve this, efficient performance...

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Transformative learning: innovating sustainability...

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This paper aims to evaluate how transformative learning is key to innovating sustainability education in the built environment in the region’s universities, in addition to reporting on the research project undertaken to integrate sustainability thinking and...

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Challenges in aligning the architecture profession in...

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Increased energy use and attendant green house emissions are associated with increased urbanization.At the same time, climate change poses challenges for the built environment where there are tensions between rapid city building and low carbon growth.This pape...

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Sustainable Development Research in the Asia Pacific...

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This volume captures papers presented at the SDiAP, held at RMIT University, Australia, in July 2017 under the auspices of the Inter-University Sustainable Development Research Programme. The inaugural symposium aimed to draw links between research, practice,...

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10YFP SBC Flagship "Energy Efficiency in Buildings...

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EEB Amplify is a global business-led initiative on reducing energy consumption in buildings in metropolitan areas. It brings together local building stakeholders to provide solutions to market barriers relating to: 1. Lack of awareness on the benefits of energ...

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Plan B for adaptation and rapid GHG reduction in the...

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Key industry and government leaders have hesitated too long to implement adequate long-term mitigation measures. Measures that have been implemented tend to be of the no-regrets and painless variety, so these will not be sufficient to make the major and rapid...

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