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Mark at the University of Sydney

Last Friday, Mark joined a professional panel of industry experts to update University of Queensland Project Management Staff and students on Sustainable Construction. Invited by Schiavello Systems NSW, Mark joined senior representatives of Cushman Wakefield, Gray Puksand Architects, Buildcorp and AECOM to inform the audience of approximately 60, the important role that Project Managers can […]

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Mark Thomson The Environmental Brief

The Environmental Brief: Pathways for Green Design – Co-authored by Mark Thomson

Mark Thomson has been an advocate for Sustainability for over a decade, and more recently, is a published co-author of The Environmental Brief: Pathways for Green Design. About the Book The built environment is responsible for an estimated forty-five per cent of all greenhouse gas emissions. As the greatest opportunities for reducing these emissions occur […]

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“The Revitaliser” at HB2012

The Revitaliser” is a “living laboratory” established at the Brisbane Convention and Exhibition Centre for the 10th International Healthy Building Conference. This full size demonstration display ,designed to increase workspace air quality, will test the impact plants will have on indoor environments. We know that vegetation is beneficial in reducing volatile organic compounds (VOC’S) however […]

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Baby steps after the floods

Architect Mark Thomson’s first experience after the Queensland floods was as part of the ‘mud brigade’. Now he’s trying to set a smarter, hands- on approach to rebuilding in flood-affected areas, writes Jacinta Cleary. Mark Thomson has been involved with most aspects of Brisbane’s flood recovery this year, from cleaning mud and debris from people’s […]

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