Desert Rose House: University of Wollongong’s Highly Sustainable Smart Home Designed for the Elderly
A 200-strong team of students from University of Wollongong (UOW) and TAFE NSW built a user-centric home developed for the Solar Decathlon Middle East 2018. The highly sustainable smart home developed by Team UOW was named after ‘an iconic flower that flourishes in challenging environments’.
Aurecon, SMEC Dominate at the Australian Engineering Excellence Awards 2020
The winners list includes the likes of the Sydney Metro, Canberra Light Rail, Albion Park Bypass and Newcastle Light Rail but also includes construction innovations such as University of Wollongong’s Desert Rose House and self-propelled modular transporters (SPMTs) developed by Gateway South (Fulton Hogan-Laing O’Rourke Joint Venture) for the Darlington Upgrade in South Australia.