Positive Outcomes

  • North Terrace, Adelaide

    Sustainable City

    The Adelaide Green City Sector Agreement (AGCSA) delivered an array of successful projects in the area of environmental sustainability within the City of Adelaide. AGCSA was designed to achieve a net reduction in total greenhouse gas emissions in the Adelaide City Council area and to brand the City of Adelaide as an internationally-recognised environmentally-sustainable and […]

  • Thinkers in residence

    Adelaide Thinkers in Residence

    The inaugural Adelaide Thinker in Residence, Herbert Girardet – an internationally acclaimed urban ecologist and documentary film-maker – made many recommendations for how Adelaide could become more ‘green’. A number of the recommendations set out in his then ground-breaking two-volume report Creating a Sustainable City, published in 2003, were adopted by the South Australian Government. […]

  • 5000+

    5000+ The Integrated Design Strategy

    5000+, the Integrated Design Strategy for Inner Adelaide, a project about city redesign and renewal for inner Adelaide was a partnership involving the South Australian Government, the Australian Government, and Adelaide City Council along with the seven adjoining metropolitan Councils (City of Charles Sturt; City of Prospect; Corporation of the Town of Walkerville; City of […]

  • Narnungga Urban Forest

    Narnungga Urban Forest

    The Narnungga Urban Forest was opened to the public in December 2012, reclaiming some 5.5 hectares of the Park Lands on the site of the former SA Water Depot in Thebarton (Park 25), near the corner of Port Road and Thebarton. Narnungga means “native pine place” in the Kaurna language. Throughout the world, urban forests […]

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    Building Tune Ups Program

    The successful Building Tune Ups Program (BTUP) was a collaborative venture involving State and Local Government and commercial building owners to improve the environmental credentials of buildings in the Adelaide CBD. Ten commercial office buildings in the Adelaide CBD that were part of the program were assessed as more sustainable, based on measures using the […]