Today’s green star buildings will face the test of time

AUSTRALIAN FINANCIAL REVIEW SPECIAL REPORT Carbon Quarterly Buildings that shine today can fall behind in tomorrow's star ratings urban landscape, writes Miriam Hechtman. If you want a building to have enough green credibility to rate a mention in the annual report or in staff newsletters, you have to deal with two, interacting sets of ratings… Continue reading Today’s green star buildings will face the test of time

Constructive argument for early planning

AUSTRALIAN FINANCIAL REVIEW - SPECIAL REPORT - CITY SPACE Considering the green aspects of a building during its construction can vastly reduce emissions, writes Miriam Hechtman. The life cycle of a new building starts long before any bricks have been laid, and so too does its carbon footprint. Consider the machinery, the materials and transport… Continue reading Constructive argument for early planning