Dominic Dowling wins ABC New Inventors program
Dominic Dowling, earth building research student at UTS was a winner on the ABC New Inventors program for his Quake Safe system of reinforcing existing and new adobe buildings to give them a much higher level of protection against earthquakes. Congratulations, Dominic!
For more information and a video about this innovation, please visit the official ABC article.
You can also download a document describing the construction process (pdf, 552kb).
Fri June 9th - Sun 11th June 2006
Rosehill Gardens Exhibition Centre
Greener Homes - Greener Living - Greener Planet
A three-day trade and consumer event showcasing leading brands and services relating to Green building , renewable energy systems , sustainable living and permaculture. The Show will also focus on national environmental and conservation initiatives and celebrate World Environment and World Ocean Day. The Earth Building Association of Australia will be exhibiting at the show.
Please visit the official conference website for more details.
The purpose of this research project is to compare the thermal performance of the three buildings and to provide data for correlation with mathematical models to be used as part of the Building Code of Australia approval process.
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