This project will use recent low carbon precincts as case studies to identify and demonstrate design considerations, building elements, and policy, social and financial considerations that have played a role in the development of successful precincts. The case studies may be used to encourage sustainable urbanism to become more mainstream.
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RP2003: Review of Policy for LC Precincts
Publications related to this project
To better define urban sustainability performance, in this paper the authors describe three horizons of green urbanism: green design, that seeks to improve upon conventional development; sustainable development, that is the first...
This paper demonstrates that different parts of a city (walking, transit and automobile urban fabrics) also have different urban metabolisms
This paper suggests that new funding models are needed that can help spread the costs of the infrastructure over a longer time period and across different land titles. It highlights a range of possible funding options and introduces the concept of Green Regenerative Improvement Districts, or ‘...
Student poster - Participants Annual Forum 2015 - Giles Thompson
Review of national and international low carbon precincts
As part of the CRC for Low Carbon Living this scoping paper focuses on the Low Carbon Precincts (Program 2) however, it also examines aspects of how the Engaged Communities (Program 3) can help with the implementation of low carbon precincts e.g. through leadership, governance, construction and...
Research Snapshot A3 size poster from Participants Annual Forum 2014
Student Poster - Participants Annual Forum 2014, Giles Thomson - Size A2