Sustainable, healthy and affordable built environments

SBRC researchers are proven leaders in their fields and work closely with industry to develop and test next-generation sustainable building products. The centre is pioneering new approaches to building design, construction and retrofitting techniques to create more effective places to live and work. Discover more about projects research outcomes in the case studies below.

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Desert Rose Team presents to the Engineers Australia Quality in Engineering panel

On 2 May, 2019 Civil Engineering Master of Research student, Andrew Fitzsimmons, along with colleagues Brendan Banfield (SBRC PhD candidate), Mandy Li BEng (Mech) - B Advanced Math and Macleay Stephenson (BE Mechatronics - B Comp Sci) presented Desert Rose to the Engineers Australia Quality in Engineering panel at the Harricks Auditorium, Engineers Australia, Sydney.

Around the world in an electric car

Dutch traveller stops in at UOW's Sustainable Buildings Research Institute Wiebe Wakker is looking worn out and tired. But it is understandable, considering he has just driven from one side of the planet to the other, covering more than 90,000 kms in three years, two weeks and four days.

From zero to hero: Helping small businesses achieve net zero by 2030/50

Dr. Daniel Daly, from the University of Wollongong Sustainable Buildings Research Centre, shares his expert advice on lowering carbon emissions in your business.