Upcoming Events


Victorias strengths and opportunities in Green Building design and construction in China

12 October 2011

ACBC Boardroom, Level 1, 172 Bouverie St, Carlton

Mr Tony Arnel, Chair of the World Green Building Council will speak about new opportunities for Victorian design, construction and investment in green buildings in China. Tony has recently facilitated China signing onto the World Green Building Council. Melbourne companies Hassell and Architektonic will also share their practical experiences of designing and creating green buidlings in China.

Joburt received his B. Arch (Hon) degree from Deakin University.  He undertook further studies in the US at Virginia Tech where he graduated with an M. Arch in 1986. In 1993 he formed Architektonic, an architectural design practice based in Melbourne, Australia.  He has been a guest tutor at the University of Melbourne, Deakin University and RMIT Schools of Architecture.  Returning to further study, Joburt obtained a Master of Planning and Design. (FPM) from the University of Melbourne in 2000.  Since 2004, Joburt has been working and living in China having established his WOFE in Shanghai.  Moving his family to Shanghai in 2010 Joburt now works mainly in China while also operating his Melbourne architectural practice.  His architectural projects are designed with a major emphasis on sustainability, including master plans, apartments, hospitals, hotels and office buildings.  Architektonic in Shanghai is currently completing documentation on a residential project with ESD features of 45,000 sqm. This project will commence construction in February 2012.  During the last 7 years, Joburt has had considerable and broad experience in the potential for implementing ESD within building design with varying success in China.

See the documents below:
  • Copy1ACBC_Slides.pdf