Ecolibrium

 

June 2016

 

 



 

 

 

Tool time
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The emergence of building rating tools over the past decade has been a catalyst for improvements in sustainable building practices. But as more ratings systems continue to come onto market, you wonder if it’s possible to have too much of a good thing.

In the teeth of it

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As a replacement for the University of Queensland’s heritage-listed School of Dentistry that was built in 1941, a new facility had to be a suitable successor both in design and technical excellence. Sean McGowan reports on how the university’s award-winning $134 million Oral Health Centre came to be.

The Flannery Centre: An underfloor evaporatively cooled VAV system

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Using an underfloor evaporatively cooled VAV system, the Flannery Centre is a recently constructed multiuse educational and office building located in Bathurst on the tablelands of New South Wales.

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