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December 2015 News

In 2016, the dsquared office will aim to be Net Zero Energy and offset our annual power consumption through a combination of energy efficiency measures ...

In 2016, the dsquared office will aim to be Net Zero Energy and offset our annual power consumption through a combination of energy efficiency measures and the installation of solar power generation on our roof.

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November 2015 News

Long time advocate of sustainable architecture, Prince Charles, paid a special visit to Bowden as part of his whistle stop tour of South Australia ...

Long time advocate of sustainable architecture, Prince Charles, paid a special visit to Bowden as part of his whistle stop tour of South Australia. dsquared Director, Paul Davy, was fortunate enough to be invited to talk with him about ESD at Bowden.

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September 2015 News

185 Pirie Street has been announced as Australia's first building to be certified using the new generation Green Star Design & As-Built rating ...

185 Pirie Street has been announced as Australia's first building to be certified using the new generation Green Star Design & As-Built rating tool. The project secured a 5 Star certified Design Review rating at round 1 of assessment, obtaining 68 points.

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July 2015 News

185 Pirie Street has been announced as Australia's first building to be certified using the new generation Green Star Design & As-Built rating tool ...

185 Pirie Street has been announced as Australia's first building to be certified using the new generation Green Star Design & As-Built rating tool. The project secured a 5 Star certified Design Review rating at round 1 of assessment, obtaining 68 points.

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February 2015 News

We are pleased to announce that our sustainable workspace has recently achieved recognition with certified Star ratings! ...

We are excited that our office is the first fitout in SA to receive a 5 Star Green Star Rating from the GBCA using their new Interiors tool, with 5 Stars signifying Australian Excellence. This is particularly significant due to the small size of our office and limited fit-out budget.

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December 2014 News

Another year has come and gone quite fast, but we reckon time FLIES when the good times are rolling. 2014 has been an exceptional year for our office ...

Our office has recently received the SA City Switch Signatory of the Year Award 2014 for tenancies under 2,000 sqm. Judges noted our 5 Star Green Star Interiors PILOT Rating, a South Australian first and Australian second rating, and 5.5 Star NABERS Energy Rating as very exceptional outcomes in our submission.

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October 2014 News

Adelaide City Council Placemaking Group, the Conservation Council of SA and Common Ground workshops facilitated by dsquared ...

This past Monday, the 20th of October, our Ken Long helped facilitate a Placemaking workshop for a collaborative project between the Adelaide City Council Placemaking Group, the Conservation Council of SA and Common Ground. This catalyst event was organised as part of the national Changemaker Festival, which is still running till the end of this week.

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September 2014 News

Design for Wellbeing Events & Seminars ...

While delivering beneficial outcomes for people has always been a core tenant of sustainable design, a particular focus of how built environments directly impact human wellbeing has always held a second seat in relation to resource efficiency of buildings.

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May 2014 News

New website launched, more Green Stars at Bowden, The Living Building Challenge Collaborative forum and more...

dsquared has recently launched a new website which features easier navigation and full project descriptions of all our completed and ongoing projects ... dsquared is proud to have been involved with both projects with ESD consulting and Green Star submissions. We are looking forward to more successful outcomes with our engagement with projects across the Bowden Development.

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February 2014 News

Rossdale and dsquared achieve 5 Stars at Bowden

dsquared are proud to have supported Rossdale achieve their Green Star Multi-Unit Residential Design rating for their Bowden Seventh apartments. The development achieved 5 Stars for 'Australian Excellence' in sustainable design. The dwellings incorporate passive design, recycled water connection, roof mounted PV and sustainable material selection, to provide sustainable living within the Bowden community ...

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New Year Mailout

Happy New Year from the team at dsquared Consulting

2013 was an exciting year for us, settling into our new (soon to be Green Star Interiors Certified) premises in the city and being involved in some of the most sustainable projects in Australia. Many thanks to our clients for their support, and here's wishing you all the best for 2014 ...

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