SIMPLE SUSTAINABILITY - FOR DESIGNERS AND CLIENTS

Built environment sustainability tips and and materials library

Ensure your projects are working better for the environment, the next generation, and your client.

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SUSTAINABILITY CONCEPTS +

 MATERIALS LIBRARY +

CROWD KNOWLEDGE

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SUSTAINABILITY CONCEPTS

This site is all about helping you to incorporate sustainability from Concept Design, through Detailed Design, Documentation, and Construction, as well as encouraging sustainable behaviour during Occupation


We also discuss concepts that will become the New Normal, ideas we follow for incorporating Sustainability in your Business, government Sustainability Targets, and provide Best Practice project examples and References

We hope this helps to provide a strategy for addressing sustainability in your built environment project. 

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MATERIALS LIBRARY

Select products that contain recycled content or can be re-used or recycled to encourage a circular rather than linear life of materials. 

Choose products with lower embodied energy, water or greenhouse gas consumption or emissions in their manufacture. 

Choose products reviewed by independent third parties for environmental credentials.  

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CROWD KNOWLEDGE

We would love for you to add to our shared sustainable materials knowledge base. 

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I cannot pursue my architecture without considering the minimisation of energy consumption, simple and direct technologies, a respect for site, climate, place and culture - Glenn Murcutt.

We welcome feedback on products from the community.


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Images provided by LID Consulting and Steffen Welsch Architects

 

Websites and tools by Low Impact Development (LID) Consulting:  ​  

LID Company services website - www.lidconsulting.com.au  

DesignLightly advice to designers and clients - www.designlightly.com.au

Waste Management Plans website - www.wastemanagementplans.com.au

Insulation calculator tool - Rvalue.com.au

Community led development project - www.walkbikeblairgowrie.org