NZGBC Future Thinkers

A gateway for emerging professionals to connect with the green building industry both in New Zealand and globally.

NZGBC Future Thinkers is part of New Zealand Green Building Council (NZGBC), the country's leading sustainable building organisation. NZGBC brings together all sectors of the building community, from urban planners to interior designers, who are committed to creating a sustainable built environment in New Zealand.

Future Thinkers have access to many of the same member benefits as our industry members, plus additional opportunities available just to them.

Anyone who is currently studying in New Zealand at a university/ polytechnic, or has graduated from tertiary education within the last two years, is welcome to join. Membership is free for students, apprentices and recent graduates of NZGBC member tertiary institutions; others pay just $28.50 including GST per year. (See our members directory to confirm if your place of study is a member.)

NZGBC Future Thinkers subscription runs from 1 April to 31 March.

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With NZGBC Future Thinkers you can

What's on in 2018?

World Green Building Week, 24-30 September

Don't miss this annual celebration of New Zealand's green buildings. Participate in a week of activities including competitions, social media campaigns, tours and more. Email Aroha about volunteering or organising your own celebration.

Invitation to present your research or project at The Green Room Series

The Green Room events are part of the NZGBC World Green Building Week celebrations, Christchurch 25 Sept, Auckland 26 Sept, Wellington 27 Sept. If you would like to present your research project or sustainable design concept to our industry members, email a 200 word summary to Aroha, by 10 August 2018.

Green Campus Day, Tuesday 25 October, your university/ polytechnic

Join other schools worldwide to celebrate your on-campus sustainability projects and most sustainable buildings on this day.

"Home is..." campaign

What does Home mean to you? Download the sign and post your photo on Instagram, Facebook, Twitter with hashtags #BetterHomesNZ #WGBW2018 #NZGBC #NZGBCFutureThinkers".


NZGBC Future Thinkers presents: Olivia Leal-Walker, 19 June 2018, Auckland

This event has now passed. Watch the presentations on YouTube NZGBC Future Thinkers

Australian Future Green Leader of the year, Sustainability Manager at Frasers Property, Sydney, Australia.Olivia is young, vibrant and making a difference. On the eve of NZGBC Housing Summit 2018, she spoke to our Future Thinkers about her experience in the construction industry and offered her learnings to help you with your career.

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