THE ARCHITECTURE OFFICE:
ARCHITECTURE (verb) : cultural endeavour, professional service.
OFFICE (noun) : position of authority of a public nature.
SUSTAINABLE CHIPPENDALE

 

Chippendale, like most suburbs in Australia, can easily become a sustainability leader. By adapting it’s buildings and streets to reduce summer heat, lower dangerous air and water pollution and save money on food, energy and water MASSIVE gains can be won. The plan trials proven way to grow food, harvest rain and solar energy, walk and bicycle safely on roadways and minimise waste.

 

 

 

PROJECT: Sustainable Chippendale
CLIENT: Michael Mobbs on behalf of the City of Sydney
PROGRAM: Urban Farming and Water Harvesting.
LOCATION: Chippendale, Sydney, NSW
YEAR: 2012
PEOPLE: [DRAW] John de Manincor, Imogene Tudor, Adam Russell

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Rain gardens incorporated into carriageway for deep-root watering of verge-planted trees.   Sustainable Chippo_01_Street-Plan

Small car and motor scooter parking adjacent to rain gardens.

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Pop-up median strips consolidate and store excessive roof water and provide additional planting opportunities.

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Rainwater redirected from neighbouring properties and roadway to maximise absorption and minimise run-off.

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