EBD Publication

EBD Final Low Resolution

Vision: Broadmeadows 2032

Vision Broadmeadows 2032 Web

Anglesea 2037

This page showcases resilience building proposals developed by members of Anglesea community (a coastal town south west of Melbourne). These proposals or ‘visions of resilience’ were developed from participatory workshops conducted for a Federally funded design-led research project. Participants were

Creswick 2037

This page showcases resilience building proposals developed by members of Creswick community – a town (pop 3300) 130km North East of Melbourne and 15 min from Ballarat. These proposals or ‘visions of resilience’ were developed from participatory workshops conducted for

Ecological Sustainability & the Ballarat Structure Plan

Ballarat in 2032: alternative energy sources, fewer private vehicles, and resilience in the face of extreme weather events.

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Visualisations of a Water Sensitive City

What if the city was like a sponge, soaking up and filtering water instead of repelling it?

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The EBD Publication

Visualising a living expo low-carbon community.

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M2032

“M2032” is a report from the year 2032 illustrating how our world changed and the steps Victorians took to build resilient systems and secure a sustainable future. Author: Professor Chris Ryan, University of Melbourne, December 2006. “Sometimes we need to

Combined Water Power: Draft Paper

Combined Water Power is a decentralised water cleansing and renewable energy solution. Small-scale gas-fired combined heat and power (CHP) systems deliver electricity to the grid and clean local supplies of waste water through distillation. Discussions are underway with industry and

EcoLab – a jump towards sustainability (part 1 and 2)

A background briefing paper of the development of VEIL and its innovation process. Author: Chris Ryan. 2002. (Reprinted from the MIT Journal of Industrial Ecology) “The collapse of the “ecoefficiency pathway to sustainability” is occurring at the same time as

Paradigms for sustainable prosperity

Chris Ryan. July 2007 Address to the Future Melbourne Forum on “Sustainable Prosperity”

Towards a new manifesto for sustainable design

Author: Chris Ryan 2006 Chapter 1. “Imaging Sustainability” Lewis and Ryan RMIT Press 2006

ReDesign: design for reassembly

This paper was presented in a low carbon manner, via teleconferencing at the IASDR Conference in Hong Kong in November 2007. The paper investigates the notion of designing for the innovative reuse of existing components within highly agile manufacturing systems,

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