Tag: Tall timber

Tall timber

Designed by Elenberg Fraser 6 Charles Street, or C6, has been and is being developed by Grange Development. It primarily consists of residential apartments, although the plans also include a 500m2 edible rooftop garden and dining and entertainment spaces. Residents will also have access to a car-share scheme that includes 80 Tesla electric vehicles.

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In the hot seat

In the hot seat

City of Melbourne chief heat officer Krista Milne talks with Ecolibrium staff writer Nick Johns-Wickberg about managing extreme heat in urban settings.

The convention

The convention

Boasting 300 exhibitors and 9,000 visitors over three days in May, ARBS 2024 will be the gathering place for the Australian HVAC&R community.

Health Check

Health Check

In order to raise the standard of operational hospital buildings, a holistic approach must be taken, writes Cundall’s Amin Azarmi. When standards change there are two typical ways to respond. First, scramble to do the minimum required to comply. Or second, take the...

Open for Business

Open for Business

Building automation control products that can only be serviced by one contractor can present significant risk. Open protocols make much more sense, writes Jason Duncan.I am very fortunate to meet and work with contractors, building owners and managers from all around...

Computational fluid dynamics modelling of ventilation in road tunnels: enhancing air quality and safety

Computational fluid dynamics modelling of ventilation in road tunnels: enhancing air quality and safety

Ventilation units within vehicle tunnels play a pivotal role in ensuring safety and optimal air quality for
occupants. These units are used to assist with propelling air from one end to the opposite end of the tunnel.
Computational fluid dynamics (CFD) has emerged as an invaluable design tool for engineers and stakeholders,
offering simulated insights and data to optimise safety and efficiency in tunnel projects. This paper
emphasises the advantages of CFD for road tunnel ventilation design, showcases a case study involving
impulse fans, and highlights the positive effects on project costs and overall tunnel ventilation performance.

Vine intervention

Vine intervention

It’s like a jungle sometimes, but is the grass always greener for buildings that boast green walls and roofs? Laura Timberlake explores.

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