Conference: Campus Development Summit, Melbourne, 27 - 29 October 2015

Nick Stokoe from our Adelaide office will be presenting at the Campus Development Summit in Melbourne on the 27th October 2015.  Cundall has extensive global experience with university projects and Nick has provided invaluable sustainable engineering design experience for a number of high profile projects in Australia.

Nick’s talk will be centered around the landmark Health Innovation Building at the University of South Australia which is targeting a LEED Gold rating. Additionally Christina Coleiro from UniSA will be collaborating in the talk and presenting a perspective of the design process from the user end.

The presentation will be as below.

Plenary Conference Day 1 - 27 October 2015

4:10 PM  The Health Innovation Building (HIB) at the University of South Australia: Environmental Rating Tools and the Benefits/Barriers of Applying these to University Buildings

Achieving a high environmental rating can contribute to achieving a competitive edge in respect to attracting researchers, students and funding. It also assists the University meet its wider sustainability strategy and commitments.

The Health and Innovation Building provides the University of South Australia (UniSA) the opportunity to establish a world class facility that is at the forefront of international cancer research and allied health education and is looking to achieve a LEED Gold rating.  Nick Stokoe, the ESD lead for this project, will explain:

  • Why LEED was chosen for this facility
  • How the design rating has impacted design decisions
  • How these design decisions will result in a better research facility
  • Lessons learnt from previous LEED projects that have been applied to this particular project

In addition, a short overview of other green ratings Cundall has applied to university buildings including Green Star, Living Building Challenge and BREEAM.

Conference details

Where: Bayview Eden, Melbourne
When: 27 - 29 October 2015

For more information about the conference including how to book, click here.

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