Eco-Home Open Design Workshop

Be part of a team of RMIT designers, a select group of industry professionals and ESD advocates to design and develop a self-contained 6x3m portable display model ‘eco home’. This 3-week intensive workshop in December 2008 will explore best practice eco-design principles, materials and technologies, design features and sustainable lifestyle practices for the domestic home. Download more information here.

Glenburn House by Sean Godsell

Check out this beautifully designed home, Glenburn House by Sean Godsell Architects

“Our clients are committed to environmentally sustainable design and the building skin which is an identifiable part of our work includes solar collectors for power and hot water. Other elements such as double glazing, rainwater harvesting and digital power management make thisapparently simple house a sophisticated device for passive
environmental management.”

Life Cycle Eco-Design Strategies — Effective decision making

Tuesday 25 November 2008, 9.30 am to 4.30 pm, 1010 La Trobe Street, Docklands

Tuesday 25 November 2008, 9.30 am to 4.30 pm, 1010 La Trobe Street, Docklands

More info and Register here. Whether new or already involved in the sustainability journey, this practical and informative workshop prepares design professionals with the skills to understand and implement eco-design strategies to positively influence ‘design-thinking’ from a life cycle perspective.