Green Gown Awards Australasia 2015 Built Environment - Winner

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Central Institute of Technology

Green Skills Training Centre: A catalyst for Green-Star construction

The GreenSkills Training Centre is an award-winning catalyst for change in the built environment. A training facility for students studying sustainability courses, it is the embodiment of sustainable technology, where the infrastructure is integral to the student’s learning experience. With its 6 Star Green Star design rating by the Green Building Council of Australia, the facility is self-sufficient in energy generation and water, and minimises Central’s environmental footprint.

Top 3 learnings

1. The flexible, multi-purpose aspect of the centre has enabled more people to benefit from it.
2. Building Information Modelling should be embraced beyond project completion to include the building’s maintenance & lifecycle.
3. Continual and concerted attention is required to coordinate and install