Events

The New Joneses

29 Jan, 2014

‘The New Joneses’ eco-cool lifestyle returns to FedSquare, when Ch7 Sunrise’s Edwina Bartholomew lives the ‘new normal’ of an energy efficient, no-waste lifestyle daily, in-front of a national TV audience.  The house will be open to the public Feb 15-16 as part of Sustainable Living Festival. In The New Joneses…

Paul Morgan Architects Book Launch

23 Jan, 2014

From survival pods for a climate-stressed Australia of the near future, to buildings sculpted to respond to the environment that surrounds them, the work of Paul Morgan Architects is a highly unconventional blend of science fiction, sustainability and speculation.  To commemorate the release of its new book Paul Morgan Architects,…

Green living goes back to its roots

23 Jan, 2014

Sydneysiders can learn from the experts about how to create a green wall, grow their own food and set up a worm farm as part of the Green Villages sustainability hub at this year’s annual Rootstock Sydney Festival. The City’s Green Villages website greenvillages.com.au features bright ideas for sustainable living…

DesignEx Unveils Grand Vision for 2014

20 Jan, 2014

designEX 2014 launched with the announcement of renowned trend forecaster, Lidewij Edelkoort as keynote speaker, a sneak preview of NEST ’14 and the unveiling of creative collaborations and major exhibitors. designEX 2014 will be held in an exciting new location at Glebe Island, Sydney that offers a blank canvas and…

Renew Restore Respect

20 Jan, 2014

A seminar discussing how sustainable practices support and enhance the creative communities and cities we live in, staged as part of The Sustainable Living Festival 2014. Northcity4 will host an evening of presentations and discussion about art, community and sustainability. Sustainability has become a much-used word in contemporary culture. What…

Create from a Crate

20 Jan, 2014

The overwhelming interest in the upcoming ‘Create from a Crate’ Competition and Exhibition demonstrates Australian designers love of the inherent beauty in wood packaging waste and their consideration of sustainability in their practice. Following a six-year break, the Victorian Woodworkers Association in partnership with Waste Converters Recycling have re-launched the…