Episodes

Nov. 20, 2020

Energy Efficient Housing | Raising the Standard with Passive House

Passive House is a building methodology considered to be the most rigorous energy and health-based design and construction standards in the world. It is a proven, scientific standard that results in a building consuming up to 90% less heating and cooling energy compared to conventional buildings. Through passive design principles, improved insulation and high-quality windows, the Passive House standard provides for year-round thermal and acoustic comfort and the continuous supply of filtered, c…

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Nov. 13, 2020

All Electric Cities | Powering Renewables

The future of our cities is electric. Removing our reliance on fossil fuels and embedding renewable energy into our built environment can support healthier, environmentally sustainable and climate resilient communities. Public infrastructure, transport, residential and commercial activities can generate and be powered by renewable energy. In this episode Laura Phillips, Head of Urban Advocacy at HIP V. HYPE is joined by Gavin Ashley, Better Cities and Regions Lead at HIP V. HYPE and Bruce Thomp…

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Oct. 30, 2020

Act Local | Zero Carbon Communities

Local communities are, and will continue to be, on the front lines of responding to the effects of climate change. Beyond Zero Emissions produce independent research solutions demonstrating that a zero emissions Australia is achievable and affordable now. Through their Zero Carbon Communities Program, they provide support and resources to empower local communities to reduce their emissions and in doing so, create jobs and support local economies. In this episode Laura Phillips, Head of Urban Ad…

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Oct. 23, 2020

Healthy Homes | Building Climate Resilient Housing

Spending extended periods of time indoors during the COVID-19 lockdowns has put the performance of our housing into sharp focus. At the same time, extreme weather events are becoming more frequent across the world. How can our housing be better designed and built to withstand increasing heatwaves and the impacts of longer, more intense bushfire seasons? Our cities and regions need to support durable, environmentally sustainable housing that is cool in summer, warm in winter and that generates r…

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July 31, 2020

Diversifying Housing | Family Apartment Living in Australia

Welcome to the first series of the HIP V. HYPE podcast, where we discuss new ideas around housing, sustainability and climate action to explore ways to support the sustainable growth of our cities and regions. In this episode Laura Phillips, Head of Urban Advocacy at HIP V. HYPE is joined by Liam Wallis, Director of HIP V. HYPE and Mitra Anderson-Oliver who is a Better Cities and Regions Associate with HIP V. HYPE Sustainability to discuss the case for family apartment living in Australia. Inte…

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July 24, 2020

The Missing Middle | Densifying Australian Cities

Welcome to the first series of the HIP V. HYPE podcast, where we discuss new ideas around housing, sustainability and climate action to explore ways to support the sustainable growth of our cities and regions. In this episode Laura Phillips, Head of Urban Advocacy at HIP V. HYPE is joined by Liam Wallis, Director of HIP V. HYPE and Brighid Sammon who is a Senior Policy Advisor to discuss the case for densifying Australian cities. Australian cities have some of lowest rates of density in the wor…

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July 17, 2020

Net Zero | Carbon Neutral Housing in Australia

Welcome to the first series of the HIP V. HYPE podcast, where we discuss new ideas around housing, sustainability and climate action to explore ways to support the sustainable growth of our cities and regions. In this episode Laura Phillips, Head of Urban Advocacy at HIP V. HYPE is joined by Liam Wallis, Director of HIP V. HYPE and Jay van Rijn, who is Senior Carbon & Renewables Manager - Australia and New Zealand at South Pole to discuss the benefits of carbon neutral housing and the steps tha…

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July 10, 2020

The Right to Housing | Addressing the Needs Based Housing Crisis

Welcome to the first series of the HIP V. HYPE podcast, where we discuss new ideas around housing, sustainability and climate action to explore ways to support the sustainable growth of our cities and regions. In this episode Laura Phillips, Head of Urban Advocacy at HIP V. HYPE is joined by Liam Wallis, Director of HIP V. HYPE and Jeanette Large, CEO of Women’s Property Initiatives to discuss the scale of the needs based housing crisis, and ways in which it can be addressed. There are over 80,…

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June 30, 2020

A New Approach | The Story of Nightingale 2.0

Welcome to the first series of the HIP V. HYPE podcast, where we discuss new ideas around housing, sustainability and climate action to explore ways to support the sustainable growth of our cities and regions. In this episode Laura Phillips, Head of Urban Advocacy at HIP V. HYPE is joined by Liam Wallis, Director of HIP V. HYPE and James Legge, Founding Director of Six Degrees Architects to talk about the story of Nightingale 2.0 in Fairfield, Melbourne. The Nightingale Model has received a lot…

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June 25, 2020

The Davison Collaborative | Lessons Learnt on Collaborative Housing Development

Welcome to the first series of the HIP V. HYPE podcast, where we discuss new ideas around housing, sustainability and climate action to explore ways to support the sustainable growth of our cities and regions. In this episode Laura Phillips, Head of Urban Advocacy at HIP V. HYPE is joined by Liam Wallis, Director of HIP V. HYPE and Chris Gilbert, Director of architectural practice, Archier to discuss the lessons learnt on collaborative housing development in Melbourne. As house prices continue …

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