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40 Albert Road, South Melbourne: Designing for Sustainable Outcomes – A Review of Design Strategies, Building Performance and Users’ Perspectives

Leena Thomas and Monica Vandenberg

40 Albert Road, a refurbished 80's building, was the first building in Australia to achieve a 6-Star Green Star rating and 5 Star NABERS water rating. Since re-opening in 2006 numerous awards have been won.  Fifteen months after the refurbishment, Leena Thomas and Monica Vandenberg provide an in-depth review of the design process, building design, environmental performance and building occupants' experience.

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Keywords

Lighting, managed lighting system, rating schemes, Green Star, retrofitting 



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