12:10 PM Case Studies: U City Mixed Use Tower and Flinders University Student Hub – Building Automation that Assists Mobility, Comfort and Sustainability
The U City Tower in Adelaide will be a vertical community comprising retail, function centre, social services, commercial office, respite accommodation, specialist disability apartments and retirement living residential dwellings. Additionally, the use of building automation in the recently completed Flinders University Student Hub in Adelaide was a key to overcoming a challenge of reducing overall electricity consumption on campus.
- Utilizing ‘smart technology’ systems to improve mobility and living comfort for its residents in disability and retirement living apartments in U City Tower
- Delivering a naturally ventilated building by using automated building elements to achieve a reduction of peak load by approximately
- 130kw at Flinders University
- Discussing the challenges and outcomes of the two projects