With commercial buildings dominating the skylines of most cities and town centres, they have come to represent one of the most notable indicators of economic, social, technological, and financial progress. Over the last decade, through the increasing uptake of sustainability initiatives in the built environment, a new generation of high-performance commercial buildings has emerged. These offer owners and users increased worker satisfaction and productivity, improved health, greater flexibility, and enhanced energy and environmental performance.
This ten storey office building, part of a mixed-use development located between Flinders Street and the elevated rail tracks, achieved a 5 Star Green Star Office Design rating in early 2009.
Supermarkets benefit greatly from good daylighting, good insulation and on site renewable energy generation.
The historic Goods Shed North at Melbourne Docklands, which had been derelict for thirty years, was renovated to a performing building achieving a 5 Star Green Star base building and 5 Star Green Star interior ratings.
Melton Shire Council has been at the forefront of a new approach of designing and delivering community infrastructure in the form of integrated community service hubs for new and growing communities; and holds this approach true for the Melton Library & Learning Hub development.
This project achieved a 6 star design rating and a 5 star as-built Green Star rating and achieved maximum greenhouse gas reduction targets (base building carbon neutral).
A 3 levels of office space built atop the existing Pool at Greensborough achieving a 50% reduction in GHG emissions compared to an equivalent reference building.
The new 3 storey headquarters for Bosch Australia is located on the existing Bosch campus at 1555 Centre Road, Clayton, Victoria. The ground floor has a rectangular floor plan, whereas the first and second floors have an L-shaped plan, with parts of the second floor cantilevered over the first floor. A roof terrace area can be accessed from the first floor.
Thermal comfort analysis for the new multi-purpose room at Strawberry Hill Workers Quarters