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Think Tank generates ideas for affordable housing

Thirty experts from the housing sector, ACT and federal government agencies, community organisations and CSIRO research teams took part in our Affordable Housing Think Tank held on 8 April to identify bold and innovative ideas for the delivery of affordable housing at Ginninderra.

Ideas from the day and those generated through further research and community engagement will be tested and evaluated to inform a living strategy document that guides CSIRO’s approach to affordable housing at the site.
Read more about the Think Tank here
The future of stormwater at Ginninderra

With urban growth and the changing climate we can expect an increased demand for water and the generation of more stormwater and sewage. CSIRO researchers are currently investigating the water resource potential at the Ginninderra site and the types of stormwater use options.

Read more here.
Beating the heat at Ginninderra

To understand patterns of urban heat across Canberra, researchers in CSIRO Land & Water have used satellite thermal imagery to estimate land surface temperatures and map their distribution. We recently tested this at Ginninderra Field Station, which yielded some very interesting results.

Find out more about these studies here.
CSIRO Ginninderra development prompts formulation of affordable housing strategy
Affordable housing products are provided for rent or purchase at prices that low and moderate income households can afford, while also meeting other living expenses.

The CSIRO expects to deliver more than the required 20 per cent quota on the field station site and recently met with experts to gather innovative ideas on the topic.

Read the Canberra Times article here.
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