Climate Resilient Built Environment

The physical footprint of our campuses.
The physical footprint of our campuses. (Climate resistant infrastructure, green space, innovation of design process and buildings etc.)
(@shannon)

Climate Resilient Built Environment

Reach for the stars!

For each University building project (new construction or renovation) the University could seek to achieve a high energy efficiency rating for its buildings including a grey water system. 6 stars represents exceptional greenhouse performance and resource efficiency. The rating system is run by NABERS (NSW Government Office of the Environment and Heritage). The Green Building Counsel of Australia demonstrates some... more »

(@philjones)

Climate Resilient Built Environment

Turn a lawn into a native garden

Turn one of the sections of lawn out the front of the Quad into a garden with native plants such as bottlebrushes or grevilleas. It would require less water, provide another colourful photo up for graduates, and attract pollinators.