the ponds shopping centreAustraland was the client and developer for this Retail project in NW Sydney. The project achieved a 6 star green star Retail v1 rating and targeted the Material LCA innovation Challenge.

A Life Cycle Assessment was completed on the project using Simapro LCA software to the EN15879 standard and Green Star criteria. The whole building LCA report was produced by Edge and peer-reviewed by Andrew Carre of RMIT.

The project achieved 5.5/6.0 Green Star credit points for the Materials LCA innovation Challenge credit. While also highlighting the environmental impact hotspots over the life cycle of the building. This was the first project to submit to the Material Life Cycle Impacts Innovation challenge under the Retail v1 rating tool’