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Hot box apartments are a health risk

By Sean Car CBD residents face growing health risks associated with heat stress due to poor Australian apartment design standards, a new study by the University of Melbourne has shown.  The Living Well – Apartments, Comfort and Resilience in Climate Change study has found that Australian apartments don’t comply with international standards when it comes

Council inconsistent on apartment design standards 

By Khiara Elliott The City of Melbourne (CoM) has changed its tune on the State Government’s attempt to establish standards for the design and construction of apartments. When it first told the government its position in July 2015, the council deliberately promoted general principles.  But, after the matter came before the Future Melbourne Committee (FMC)

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