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Biophilic Design is Good Design, Everything Else is Worthless
Architecture
Wednesday April 10 2019

Biophilic Design is Good Design, Everything Else is Worthless

There’s been increasing chatter around the concept of biophilic design lately and while it’s great to hear, I wonder if we are all-talk, no action. Think...

Buildings Which Give You a Positive Frame of Mind
Commercial
Tuesday March 26 2019

Buildings Which Give You a Positive Frame of Mind

When visitors enter the three-storey Library at the Dock building at Melbourne’s Docklands for the first time, many respond to the building’s natural elements such as...

Living Infrastructure and Environmental Rating Systems
Green
Friday February 23 2018

Living Infrastructure and Environmental Rating Systems

How can living infrastructure help you achieve environmental ratings like the WELL Building Standard, Living Building Challenge and Green Star?

Living Infrastructure Will Benefit Australia’s Ageing Population
Landscaping
Thursday September 7 2017

Living Infrastructure Will Benefit Australia’s Ageing Population

Australia's ageing population is about to greatly increase the country's demand for living infrastructure.

The Rise of the Rooftop Garden: Adding Value to Venues
Landscaping
Wednesday May 10 2017

The Rise of the Rooftop Garden: Adding Value to Venues

Recent years have seen enormous growth in urban greening as buildings in urban centres have come to life with vertical gardens, trailing plants and rooftop hideaways.

Are Green Building Rating Tools Failing Nature?
Green
Thursday June 23 2016

Are Green Building Rating Tools Failing Nature?

There are a range of green building rating tools available in Australia and around the world, from BREEAM in Europe, LEED in the US, and Green...

The Benefits of Biophilia and Greenery in Retail
Commercial
Monday June 6 2016

The Benefits of Biophilia and Greenery in Retail

When it comes to sustainability in the built environment, office buildings are often the testing ground for new design principles and technologies.

Can Nature Guide Our Future Development?
Environment
Monday April 25 2016

Can Nature Guide Our Future Development?

According to entrepreneur and economist Gunter Pauli, author of the groundbreaking report The Blue Economy, 100 innovations inspired by nature will generate 100 million news jobs...

Creating a Low Maintenance Green Roof
Green
Monday March 28 2016

Creating a Low Maintenance Green Roof

Green roofs are receiving praise for not only reclaiming green space in our dense cities but also for their environmental value.