Goals For Planning A New Urban Development – Or Home…

Picture of bland medium density development and street

Recently completed residential units in Kingston, ACT, Australia. (I could have chosen some even newer and more boring ones in the same suburb, but these were handy.)
Image by Gillian King, CC BY-NC-SA

In my last post I wrote about the current and emerging complicated and complex challenges for urban planning and development and how collaboration can address these challenges – and get good outcomes.

If you were planning a new urban development – or a new home – what would be your goals for addressing these challenges?

Think about it for a moment.

If you were living or working in – or Continue reading

Heating And Cooling Your Home And Office : 2 Top Improvement Tips

Your energy bills are pretty muchElectricity bill - comparison with neighbours the same throughout the year, aren’t they? Your bills never go up when it’s winter (or summer) because you live in a super energy-efficient home.

What?

You don’t live in a home that requires virtually no added heating or cooling to keep you comfortable? Continue reading