ASBN Spotlight // Research in Sustainable Built Environments



WHAT // ASBN Spotlight; Research in Sustainable Built Environments
WHO // Adelaide Sustainable Building Network (ASBN)
WHEN // Monday, 7th August 2017, 6pm - 8pm

WHERE // 28 Leigh Street, Adelaide

HOW // Tickets $10 or $30 including dinner. Register here.

For the August Spotlight, ASBN will be hosting presentations on ongoing or recent research contributing to our understanding of sustainable built environments.

Speaking on the evening is Gillian Armstrong, PhD candidate at the University of Adelaide, and Dr David Whaley, a research academic at the University of South Australia. Both presentations will touch on themes of adaptive reuse and building retrofitting.

As with all Spotlights, delicious food and wine will be on offer, provided by friends of ASBN, Cafe Troppo, and Seed Sponsors Whistling Kite Wines.

It will be a great night so get your tickets now, the last call for dinner is August 2nd.




Gillian Armstrong //

Gillian's current research evaluates the extent to which building regulation presents significant barriers to adaptive reuse in South Australia. Her presentation will discuss the political context in which adaptive reuse exists, and how this sits with industry rhetoric of preventing greater reuse of our obsolete buildings.


Dr David Whaley //

David will present about a recently completed small-scale research project that investigated the cost and benefit of retrofitting and improving the energy efficiency (star rating) of existing small, single storey houses in South Australia, built before the introduction of minimum housing energy performance standards.

Words & Images // Provided by ASBN

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