Video: The Sustainable Shine Dome, Public Symposia

A series of public symposia built a conversation around heritage values and sustainability about the Sustainable Shine Dome Project.

GML Heritage, with the Australian Academy of Science, the University of Canberra and engineers from GHD investigated innovative approaches to ensure progressive energy and emissions reductions that contribute to the future protection and promotion of the Shine Dome’s unique heritage values. The project was undertaken with grant support from the Australian Government’s National Heritage Grants program.

July 2021: Possible Futures

GML Principal Catherine Forbes, presented at the final public symposium about the Shine Dome Sustainability Project, ‘Possible Futures’. This symposium focussed on broad challenges and practical issues relating to the Australian response to climate change, lessons for a carbon active future, and specific findings and recommendations for the Shine Dome.

March 2021: Planning Sustainable Futures for Heritage

This symposium considered innovative approaches to the conservation and renovation of existing places including a discussion on emerging technologies and opportunities that contribute to sustainable heritage futures.

Dec 2020: Envisioning Sustainable Futures for Heritage

GML Principals, Rachel Jackson and Catherine Forbes spoke at the first public Symposium in December 2020, along with Getty’s Susan Macdonald and Dr Caroline Noller of the Footprint Company. The symposium introduced the Sustainable Shine Dome project, explored the Shine Dome’s heritage values, and then examined case studies of sustainability and heritage places.