A model for sustainable innovation

Peter E D Love, Michael Niedzwiecki, Peter A. Bullen, Jim Smith

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Abstract

Issues influencing the construction of Western Australia's first six stars Green Star rated commercial office building examined. Green Star is a comprehensive, national, voluntary environmental rating system that evaluates the environmental design and construction of buildings, which is undertaken by the Green Building Council of Australia. A six star rating signifies 'World Leadership' in environmentally sustainable design and construction. Findings from the case study are used to develop a model for implementing sustainable innovations. The case study presented provides an opportunity for clients and practitioners, particularly from emerging economies, to learn from the experiences of others who have and continue to address the environmental challenges facing the built environment.
Original languageEnglish
Title of host publicationProceedings of 2010 international conference on construction and real estate management
EditorsY. Wang, J. Yang, C.Q.P. Shen, J. Wong
Place of PublicationBrisbane
PublisherChina Architecture & Building Press
Pages1-7
Number of pages7
ISBN (Print)9787112126125
Publication statusPublished - 2010
EventInternational Conference on Construction and Real Estate Management - Brisbane, Australia
Duration: 1 Dec 20103 Dec 2010
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ConferenceInternational Conference on Construction and Real Estate Management
CountryAustralia
CityBrisbane
Period1/12/103/12/10
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    Love, P. E. D., Niedzwiecki, M., Bullen, P. A., & Smith, J. (2010). A model for sustainable innovation. In Y. Wang, J. Yang, C. Q. P. Shen, & J. Wong (Eds.), Proceedings of 2010 international conference on construction and real estate management (pp. 1-7). China Architecture & Building Press.