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HIP V. HYPE snags Passive House expert Clare Parry to grow sustainable buildings team

Clare Parry moves to HIP V. HYPE with eyes on growth. Passive House super star Clare Parry has joined HIP V. HYPE to bolster the integrated sustainability company’s technical capability.  The job, as better buildings lead, is an opportunity to “dial up the pressure on sustainable buildings”, Ms Parry told The Fifth Estate on Tuesday. […]

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Sydney Science Park to become a living lab for CSIRO

Developer Celestino has partnered with CSIRO to launch a new research hub in Penrith aimed at developing and testing ways to make urban spaces and cities more liveable and sustainable. Located at Celestino’s 280-hectare Sydney Science Park, the Urban Living Lab will bring together researchers, industry, government and communities to research, design and test urban […]

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Sydney needs higher affordable housing targets

The release this week by the Greater Sydney Commission of city-wide draft plans mandating some measure of affordable housing in new developments is a step in the right direction. However, the target of 5-10% on rezoned land is too low to make a serious impact on the city’s affordable housing shortage. It must be more […]