This Practice Note relates to the conservation of existing buildings and improvements to their environmental performance. The Heritage and Sustainability Practice Note series is expected to include: Heritage and Sustainability Practice Note1: Built Heritage (this Practice Note) Heritage and Sustainability Practice Note 2: Cultural Landscape Heritage and Sustainability Practice Note 3: Intangible Heritage Heritage and…
BAKU, Republic of Azerbaijan, 3 July – Cultural heritage offers immense and virtually untapped potential to drive climate action and support ethical and equitable transitions by communities towards low carbon, climate resilient development pathways. Realising that potential, however, requires both better recognition of the cultural dimensions of climate change and adjusting the aims and methodologies…
There are many climate change issues which are impacting and will increasingly impact heritage places and which we, as heritage practitioners, will need to plan for and take action to mitigate these impacts in Australia and around the world.
Cities across Europe have experienced record-breaking temperatures this summer
Modern designs have exacerbated heat problems due to the materials used
Experts say contemporary buildings need to learn from the past to find a solution