City as above ground mine
Professor Veena Sahajwalla, director of the SMaRT Centre at the University of New South Wales, and an Australian Research Council Laureate Fellow, spoke with Good Habitat about green manufacturing and her vision for cities as the above ground mines of the future.
We recently sat down with Professor Veena Sahajwalla, Director of the SMaRT Centre at the University of New South Wales, and Australian Research Council Laureate Fellow, to find out more about green manufacturing and her vision for cities as our mines of the future.
With nearly 90% of all Australians living in urban areas (towns or cities of more than 1,000 people) and 3 out of every 5 living in one of our capitals, having informed discussions, deeper research and more habitat-aligned projects feels like a good path to take. People are talking about new ways to enhance city living and revisiting some of the old — and support is growing for more critical reflection on what is good and what is not.