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Video: Don't build your home, grow it!

A bit of fun - TED Fellow and urban designer Mitchell Joachim presents his vision for sustainable, organic architecture: eco-friendly abodes grown from plants and -- wait for it -- meat.

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Article: A green star evolution

Article: A green star evolution | Property & Real Estate | Scoop.it

For many years, a Green Star rating has been a symbol of environmental sustainability. From towering skyscrapers to low-rise schools, Green Star has driven a market shift which encourages an integrated, holistic approach to building design and construction. (Deakin access only)

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Article: It's all about accessibility

Article: It's all about accessibility | Property & Real Estate | Scoop.it

Liveable housing design is a way to ensure that Australian homes can meet the changing needs of occupants across their lifetime. Dimi Kyriakou explains how builders can stand out from the competition and provide better houses by embracing the new voluntary guidelines for this sector. (Deakin access only)

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8th Annual Demographia international housing affordability survey: 2012

8th Annual Demographia international housing affordability survey: 2012 | Property & Real Estate | Scoop.it

The Annual Demographia International Housing Affordability Survey’s rate housing affordability, based on the Median Multiple – that is, the median house price divided by the gross annual median household income of specific urban markets, for the 3rd Quarter of the previous year.

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Tablets are the Future for House Shopping

Tablets are the Future for House Shopping | Property & Real Estate | Scoop.it

The most important medium for property buyers looking for their next home will increasingly be the tablet device. Not exclusively, but more than likely the most important.

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Article: DHS seeks public housing reform

Article: DHS seeks public housing reform | Property & Real Estate | Scoop.it

According to a March Victorian Auditor-General's report, Victoria's public housing system is unsustainable. Victoria's Minister for Housing Wendy Lovell says without reform, there will not be a fair and equitable system for Victorians in the future. (Deakin access only)

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Article: The new triple bottom line

Article: The new triple bottom line | Property & Real Estate | Scoop.it

Brick by brick, building by building, Green Star is transforming Australia's urban landscape.

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Article: Teching property law in Australia in the twenty-first century: What we do now, what should we do in the future?

Article: Teching property law in Australia in the twenty-first century: What we do now, what should we do in the future? | Property & Real Estate | Scoop.it

The teaching of property law has a particularly important — perhaps even central — role in forming the mind-set not just of the law student, but also of the lawyer, and, in some degree, of the thoughtful and responsible citizen. (Deakin access only)

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The Australian Property Institute - Leading the property profession

The Australian Property Institute - Leading the property profession | Property & Real Estate | Scoop.it

The financial crisis that began in 2008 led to extensive reductions in asset values and challenged the solvency of banks, companies, individuals and even governments. Steven J. Sherman discusses the valuation industry post-financial crisis and provides an update on recent interactions between the valuation profession and regulators.

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