Thriving Neighbourhoods workshop: Can decentralised district infrastructure accelerate sustainable building? Melbourne Convention and Exhibition Centre. Tuesday 13 November 2012. 11.00-12.30.
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Thriving Neighbourhoods workshop: Can decentralised district infrastructure accelerate sustainable building?
Melbourne Convention and Exhibition Centre. Tuesday 13 November 2012. 11.00-12.30
Towards a framework for integrated sustainable precinctsThe green infrastructure – green building interface
Dr Rob Roggema, Senior Research Fellow, Swinburne University of Technology, [email protected]
Building envelope Maylands activity centre
District infrastructure systems: Waste to energy facility for district heating, Wastewater treatment, Central stormwater treatment. The model shows the interaction between sewage and refuse processing and energy provision
Sources: http://www.sweden.se/eng/Home/Society/Sustainability/Reading/Facing-the-future/ and http://www.hammarbysjostad.se/inenglish/pdf/Best_env_eng.pdf
Neighbourhood Energy Utility (sewer heat recovery system) for space heating and domestic hot water
District stormwater treatment
CHP district heating, Solar, Community waste management, Comprehensive landscaping and urban ecology plan
Solar energy, zero-fossil, carbon neutral, car free, zero waste, water-neutral
One of the oldest examples: water storage, energy saving, reduced car use, ecology
High density (100/ha, 600 dwellings), CHP, heat exchanger, urban agriculture, car free,
water storage and recycling
a rooftop-based ecosystem that stands to sustain and enrich the structure’s offices, homes, school, and restaurants in addition to a park, a biogas electrical plant and retail facilities (Architectenbureau Paul de Ruiter)
Redevelopment: 23 ha, mixed use, residential, commercial, higher densities, close to station, city link, green infrastructure
I t e r a t I v e D e s I g n P r o c e s s
Desired new infrastructure
Point of Departure
Enhancing, framing tools
‘towards a framework…..’