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Living labs to stimulate low carbon living…

Photo: South Australian Government, reproduced with permission. Imagine an area in Adelaide for people to live, work and play, which has been designed specifically to leave the smallest carbon footprint on the environment. The launch of the first Adelaide Living Laboratory (ALL) program is seeing such a precinct being developed in Tonsley, together with similar […]

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What We Learn from Trash…

New York City residents produce 11,000 tons of garbage every day. Every day! This astonishing statistic is just one of the reasons Robin Nagle started a research project with the city’s Department of Sanitation. She walked the routes, operated mechanical brooms, even drove a garbage truck herself—all so she could answer a simple-sounding but complicated […]

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An Attitude Shift We All Need…

Photo: Stuart Walker, reproduced with permission. Inequality, immorality and injustice in today’s world are only too prevalent and plain to see. Enormous wealth exists alongside debilitating poverty and, invidiously, the poor and the least able are often blamed and vilified by the wealthy for their neediness. Going hand in hand with these gross disparities is […]

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Designing Sustainability and Radical Changes to the Material World.

photo credit: jude hill via photopin cc An excerpt from Stuart Walker’s new book  “Designing Sustainability: Making radical changes in a material world,” Routledge, 2014. The design and production of consumer products has been on a steeply rising trajectory of innovation and growth for decades. The impacts have been enormous and while, undoubtedly, many of […]

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Adelaide’s Newest Development Showcases Sustainability…

The redevelopment of Tonsley in Adelaide’s South reflects a long-term investment in the state’s economic capacity, skills and innovation, and will leverage South Australia’s existing capabilities and experience. The vision for Tonsley mirrors key principles within the 30 Year Plan for Greater Adelaide which includes a vision to attract investment, draw employment and promotes competitiveness. […]

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Adelaide sustainability Showcase – Christie Walk.

Change Media worked with members of the Christie Walk eco-housing project and Urban Ecology Australia to document and produce an exceptional resource about Christie Walk as an example of sustainable urban development. Over 4 days Change Media delivered training in digital media and created two inspiring documentaries about one of the only inner-city eco-housing projects […]

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