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GCI Living Building Tours
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Want to see how a busy workplace and function centre operates with low energy requirments in Brisbane's sub-tropical climate?

  • Curious to learn about the innovative materials that were used to achieve a zero-carbon, sustainable building of the future?
  • Then register for a small group tour of the UQ Global Change Institute 'Living Building.'
  • Regular tours are offered from 11.00 am on the first Wednesday of each month (March-Nov).
  • Special tour offered from 11.00 am on Tuesday, 21 August as part of UQ Sustainability Week
  • UQ new staff tour scheduled for Friday, 14 September (1000-1100)

All tours meet-up in the GCI Atrium, in front of the vertical garden (L2).

The Global Change Institute Lving Building is designed to meet the highest sustainable standards, as well as fit inconspicuously into the historic St Lucia campus. It is a fitting home for the Global Change Institute which UQ established to lead game-changing, multi-disciplinary research for addressing the challenges of global change. 

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The new Global Change Institute Building, is designed to meet the highest sustainable standards, as well as fit inconspicuously into the historic St Lucia campus. It is a fitting new home for the Global Change Institute (GCI) which UQ established to lead game-changing, multi-disciplinary research for addressing the challenges of global change. - See more at: http://www.gci.uq.edu.au/projects/GCI-building#sthash.GjZHOaus.dpuf

 FAQs

1. What are my transport/parking options for getting to and from the event?

Visit UQ's helpful parking & transport advice webpage. It is often best to travel to the Global Change Institute by bus. Disembark at the UQ Lakes bus stop. Then it's a five-minute walk to Building 20 (Global Change Institute).

2. Is there wheelchair access?

Yes: the GCI Living Building is fully complient with building access regulations. There are ramps and a lift to access all levels.

3. Can I take photos?

Yes: you are welcome to take photos.

4. Where does the tour start?

Meet in the GCI Atrium, in front of the Green Wall.

5. Can you assist guests with mobility?

With prior coordination, we can organse transport from UQ Lakes to the Global Change Institute. Please contact gcicomms@uq.edu.au

(Updated:14 May 2018)

Have questions about GCI Living Building Tours? Contact Global Change Institute

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Atrium, Level 2, Global Change Institute
Building 20
The University of Queensland
St Lucia, QLD 4072
Australia

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Global Change Institute

The Global Change Institute at The University of Queensland, Australia, is a unique source of game-changing research, ideas and advice for addressing the challenges of global change.

The Global Change Institute advances discovery, creates solutions and advocates change to policies that respond to challenges presented by climate change, technological innovation and population change.
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