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Redfern #greenbuilding boosted indigenous employment, blding skills and opportunities @WomenForMedia

Redfern #greenbuilding boosted indigenous employment, blding skills and opportunities @WomenForMedia

Download the Redfern Housing Redevelopment case study . The Redfern Housing Redevelopment in Sydney was only the second public housing development in Australia to achieve a Green Star rating, and was awarded a 5 Star - Green Star rating under the Multi Unit Residential PILOT in 2009. Representing 'Australian Excellence' in environmentally sustainable design, this project for Housing NSW sets a new standard for social housing developments, and demonstrates that environmentally, economically and socially sustainable outcomes are achievable. According to the Green Building Council of Australia's Chief Executive, Romilly Madew, the Redfern Housing Redevelopment project is a "triple bottom line success story". "The project team took a holistic approach to the development, and addressed the social sustainability issues alongside the more commonly recognised environmental and eco...

Full article: http://www.gbca.org.au/green-building-case-studies/redfer...

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