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The Transparency Project – Call for Abstracts

The Transparency Project: Everyday Products, Consumer Knowledge and Environmental Impacts The Transparency project has just announced call for expression of interest for the seminar being held in Feb 2020! The seminar and linked publication will be focused on the problem of opacity, or a lack of evident transparency and traceability in everyday products in today’s […]

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Living labs to stimulate low carbon living…

Photo: South Australian Government, reproduced with permission. Imagine an area in Adelaide for people to live, work and play, which has been designed specifically to leave the smallest carbon footprint on the environment. The launch of the first Adelaide Living Laboratory (ALL) program is seeing such a precinct being developed in Tonsley, together with similar […]

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Designing Sustainability and Radical Changes to the Material World.

photo credit: jude hill via photopin cc An excerpt from Stuart Walker’s new book  “Designing Sustainability: Making radical changes in a material world,” Routledge, 2014. The design and production of consumer products has been on a steeply rising trajectory of innovation and growth for decades. The impacts have been enormous and while, undoubtedly, many of […]

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The transformed main building and other investment opportunities at Tonsley (artist's impression).

Adelaide’s Newest Development Showcases Sustainability…

The redevelopment of Tonsley in Adelaide’s South reflects a long-term investment in the state’s economic capacity, skills and innovation, and will leverage South Australia’s existing capabilities and experience. The vision for Tonsley mirrors key principles within the 30 Year Plan for Greater Adelaide which includes a vision to attract investment, draw employment and promotes competitiveness. […]

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