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Design based on actual building characteristics

A seven-level office building which exhibits new sustainability and fire protection features is being built at 990 La Trobe Street in Melbourne's Docklands. It will provide 12,700 square metres of commercial office space for the major tenant, Melbourne Water. The building is proposed to achieve a six star Green Star design rating which will be [...]

Podcast – Rebecca Patterson on developing technologies, creativity and strategies for the future of lighting

In this podcast, Rebecca Patterson of Umow Lai gives a detailed case study of the Pixel Building vs 500 Collins Street and also discusses the importance of technology and creativity in lighting design.

In pictures: Australia’s first carbon neutral building

The first carbon neutral office building in Australia, Pixel has achieved a perfect 6 Star Green Star score of 105 points, making it the highest possible and highest ever awarded rating from the Green Building Council of Australia (GBCA). The building services consultants and sustainability experts, Umow Lai, worked closely with developer, Grocon, to implement [...]

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