Heliostats: A Revolution in City Planning or All ‘Smoke and Mirrors’

Posted on Dec 9, 2015

heliostat-and-reflector-installationBeginning with Central Park in central Sydney, heliostats took a further step in 2015 with their emergence as a planning tool on the Rhodes Peninsula in Sydney’s west. Will heliostats become key to delivering liveability in dense urban areas, or are they just a passing fad?

PDF of article published in the Newplanner, December 2015
by David Appleby, Associate Director – Urban Design, Conybeare Morrison (CM+)



One Central Park heliostat and reflector installation (Source: Kennovations Pty Ltd)