some favourites
pre fab housing: fabprefab.com
treehugger: treehugger.com
world architecture news: worldarchitecturenews.com
the wayside chapel: thewaysidechapel.com
design boom: designboom.com
inhabitat: inhabitat.com
dezeen magazine: dezeen.com
TED, ideas worth spreading: ted.com

professional + industry
australian institute of architects: architecture.com.au
nsw board of architects: architects.nsw.gov.au
architecture association australia: architecture.org.au
green building council of australia: gbca.org.au
property council of australia: propertyoz.com.au
housing industry association: hia.com.au
master builders australia: masterbuilders.com.au
csiro: csiro.au

sustainability organisations
united nations environment programme: unep.org
the alternative technology association: ata.org.au
green vehicle guide: greenvehicleguide.gov.au
planet ark: planetark.org
nature conservation council nsw: nccnsw.org.au
green directory: thegreendirectory.com.au
society for responsible design: srd.org.au

tools
nsw gov't building + sustainability index (basix): basix.nsw.gov.au
national australian built environment rating: nabers.com.au
wwf ecological footprint calculator: wwf.org.au
australian conservation foundation eco calculator: ecolgicalfootprint.com.au

australian government
dept of sustainability, environment, water, population + communities: environment.gov.au
dept of climate change + energy efficiency: climatechange.gov.au
office of the renewable energy regulator: cleanenergyregulator.gov.au
your home design guide: yourhome.gov.au

nsw government
office of environment and heritage: environment.nsw.gov.au
office of water: water.nsw.gov.au

energy
global warming cool it: portstephens.nsw.gov.au
energy rating for appliances: energyrating.gov.au
accredited green power: greenpower.gov.au
one big switch: onebigswitch.com.au

water
water sensitive urban design: wsud.org
water efficiency labelling WELS: waterrating.gov.au
water for life: waterforlife.nsw.gov.au

materials
architectural product selector: selector.com.au
ecospecifier: ecospecifier.org
second hand materials: heritagebuilding.com.au
green innovations: greeninnovation.com.au

waste
recycling: reversegarbage.org.au
planet ark recycling : recyclingnearyou.com.au 

clean up: cleanup.org.au
australia's giving centre: givenow.com.au
phone recycle: mobilemuster.com.au
recycling + give away: ozrecycle.com
recycling + give away: freecycle.org

 


 

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