POLARIS IS A LEADING EXAMPLE OF URBAN RENEWAL AND ENVIRONMENTALLY SUSTAINABLE LIVING THAT LOOKS BEYOND GUIDELINES AND COMPLIANCE.
As Victoria’s first multi-use development to be awarded a top tier sustainability rating by the Urban Development Institute of Australia (UDIA), Polaris is pioneering environmental, economic and social sustainability.
Awarded the UDIA’s highest rating 6 leaf EnviroDevelopment certification, Polaris is recognised as being above standard for its advances in planning and management of ecosystems, waste, energy and water conservation, use of sustainable materials and community engagement.
Polaris’ has already set a benchmark for sustainable communities. Evolved, masterplanned engineering goes beyond green to include social connection, aesthetics and functionality. Low-rise design is climate responsive for reduced energy and water consumption. Construction practice and lifestyle amenity focuses on less waste and use of environmentally friendly building materials. Cool down, warm up and live healthy, all while reducing your living costs.
Innovative transport initiatives include community bus travel and bike share scheme in collaboration with La Trobe.
- Energy and water saving features
- Preservation of heritage architecture
- Rainwater harvesting for irrigation
- Site-wide walk and bike paths, public spaces, recreation amenity and use of social media all enhance active community
Polaris 3083 is thrilled to be the recipient of the 2016 UDIA Urban Renewal Project Award.
Through our annual Awards for Excellence program, we recognise and celebrate the best projects of the year, and offer the world a glimpse into the first-class developments happening here in Victoria. This year, we received a record-breaking number of award entries. The high calibre submissions prove that Victoria’s industry has a deep respect for design, development, innovation, sustainability – and most importantly – delivering high quality projects to meet the needs of current and future Victorians. With an array of remarkable features, inspiring innovations and exciting potential, each of our 2016 award winners is the epitome of excellence in urban development.
– Danni Anderson CEO UDIA