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Twenty years of using crowd-sourced geodata to analyse urban phenomena. Where do we go next?

A webinar exploring how digital platforms can be used to study our cities and the people living in them

23 July 2024 | 12:00pm – 1:00pm NZDT

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Past Events

Sails, Octopuses and Telescopic Cranes

Building the Sydney Opera House

A webinar at the intersection between construction processes and heritage conservation, through the exploration of the iconic Sydney Opera House

10 May 2024 | 12:00pm – 1:00pm NZDT

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Alien Architecture

The Architecture of AI

A webinar on how Artificial Intelligence could generate buildings completely autonomously and revolutionise the architecture industry

30 April 2024 | 12:00pm – 1:00pm NZDT

Free registration via Eventbrite at: https://AlienArchitecture-FCRC-W

Why walking and cycling are vital for local centres

A webinar to show the positive financial benefits of making streets more walking and cycling friendly

28 March 2023 | 11am – 12pm NZDT

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Climate Action & Energy Retrofit of Traditional and Heritage Buildings

A webinar on the impacts of climate change on our traditional and historic buildings and how to address them

6 March 2023 | 12pm – 1pm NZDT

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NZGBC Future Thinkers Panel Discussion: Retrofitting Existing Building Stock

This is a great chance to hear from some key property owners and stakeholders about the current status of our buildings and what’s being done to improve their performance

27 October 2022 | 5:00 pm – 8:00 pm NZST

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How has Covid-19 Changed our Buildings?

Post-Covid Architecture

A webinar on the impact of Covid-19 on the design of schools, nursing homes and houses

2 November 2022 | 12:00 pm – 1:00 pm NZST

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Form Follows Energy + Light

A webinar on the transition from zero energy to carbon neutral buildings

5 October 2022 | 12:00 pm – 1:00 pm NZST

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NAWIC Akl/ CONNECTING WITH CONSTRUCTION: Building a sustainable environment

Talks by leaders in the construction industry who are passionate about the future of New Zealand, followed with a panel discussion.

13 April 2022 | 6:00 pm – 7:00 pm NZST

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Is Smart Transportation The Future of Sustainable Cities?

A webinar on the effectiveness of smart transportation as sustainable transportation systems

3 November 2021 | 12:00 pm – 1:00 pm NZST

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Towards Smart Sustainable Cities in the Pacific Rim

A webinar focused on opportunities and limitations of smart emerging technologies to achieve smart sustainable cities in the Pacific Rim. Presentations by Mohsen Mohammadzadeh & Manfredo Manfredini

3 September 2021 | 1:00 pm -2:30 pm NZST | Online Event

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Disruptive Technologies. The Integration of advanced technology in architecture teaching and radical projects for the future city

Presentation by Paola Boarin

4 July 2021 | 9:30-11:30 pm NZST | Online Event

No registration required. Free event.
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Operational and embodied carbon of buildings – Research & Teaching in New Zealand

Presentation by Ferdinand Oswald

8 June 2021 | 8:00-9:30 pm NZST | Online Forum

No registration and fees required.
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Passive and Active Strategies for Energy Efficiency

A webinar focussed on different approaches to energy efficiency and their design outcomes.
Presentations from Ferdinand Oswald and Alessandro Premier.

13 May 2021, 12:00 pm – 1:00 pm NZST

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The Italian rating System GBC Historic Building: towards the internationalisation process and presentation of case studies

Presentation by Paola Boarin

5 May 2021 | 7:45 pm – 9:00 pm NZST | Online webinar

Free masterclass for green building professionals on sustainable heritage conservation organised by the Green Building Council of Italy. Click here for more information and registrations.

Climate Solutions 2030: New Zealand Perspective

A webinar focussed on big, doable things that need doing in New Zealand if we really aim to stop climate change.
Presentations by Stephen Knight-Lenihan, Niki Harre, Elrond Burrel and Robbie Anderson.

16 April 2021, 12:00 pm – 1:30 pm NZST

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4th APRU Sustainable Cities and Landscapes Conference

Virtual Conference and PhD Symposium

14-18 December 2020, University of Auckland

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Heritage conservation and community resilience: a pathway toward regenerative sustainability in the time of climate change

Presentation by Paola Boarin

3 December 2020 | Online

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Sustainable Infrastructure Opportunities – Post COVID19 – Free Webinar

Presentation by Errol Haarhoff

10 June 2020, 11:45AM, Online

Join these thought-leaders to discuss the possibilities and opportunities for sustainable infrastructure as we move beyond COVID-19: Hon Min James Shaw, Dr Errol Haarhoff, Myles Lind and Cushla Anich. Click here for more information and registration.

Stay Cool – Reducing Energy Cooling Loads with Architectonic Design Strategies

Presentation by Ferdinand Oswald

31 October 2020

Online event, organised by Coburg University of Applied Sciences and Arts, Germany

From Sustainable to Regenerative – A Paradigm Shift for the Built Environment

Presentation by Paola Boarin

19-21 November 2020 | Auckland

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Green Homes: a crash course on sustainable design

10 March 2020, University of Auckland

Free educational event for students and young professionals, in collaboration with NZ Green Building Council and the Sustainable Future Collective. Click here for more information.