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About the Environment Design Guide

The Environment Design Guide (EDG), published by the Australian Institute of Architects, is a leading source of environmental design advice for architects and building professionals.

EDG was launched in 1995 as a printed journal. Its library of papers has been growing ever since, and are being constantly revised. In 2009, EDG transferred all its papers to the web and went 100% online.

EDG Journal

EDG Journal is an online library comprising over 300 peer-reviewed, regularly updated papers on built-environment sustainability. It is updated with 24 new and revised papers each year.

The papers in EDG Journal are accessible to paid subscribers. Visit the Subscribe page to view individual, corporate and concession rates.

EDG News

EDG News is an e-newsletter with news and features, reviews and reports, abstracts from papers, and listings of upcoming conferences and seminars. Anyone can subscribe, and it’s free.