Sustainable Design Principles Event (SDPE) provides an avenue to engage with and discover new sustainable products and learn about the sustainable future of our planet through key commercial and residential projects.
Today, sustainability is more than just about the environment. It’s evolved into a more holistic practice, taking into consideration community, health, wellbeing, transparency and authenticity.
This is being translated substantially into the built environment putting pressure on the practitioner to be aware of and understand how to create buildings that will stand up to this new holistic normal.
SDPE 2015 focused on the UTS Dr Chau Chak Wing Building by Gehry Partners, its building challenges and how it functions as a space for the development of knowledge and ideas, serving the community for decades to come.
View photos of this years event on the SDPE Facebook page.
The HIA Sydney Home Show is Sydney’s largest, most popular Home Show for all the latest products, services and innovations in home renovation and new home building. You’ll see hundreds of new products, discover industry trends, get free expert advice and be able to take advantage of great show specials.
Eminè Mehmet will again be organising the sustainable stage for the second year. The concept for this years stage is ‘BUILDING YOUR GREEN HOME’ , part of the stage will be construction in progress, the other, a completed room. The idea is to showcase sustainable products and materials you can use when renovating or building to help you make informed choices.
The Big Shift Sustainable Design Competition is an exciting new concept developed to encourage creativity and innovation in the design of functional public spaces using sustainable materials and products.
In 2013 the competition focused on sustainability in retail design and the emergence of the ‘Pop Up’ Phenomenon. Using Xanita X-Board materials – lightweight boards made from upcycled, post-consumer cellulose fibre waste- professional designers were asked to apply their creativity to two categories: