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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.

The Hidden Things You Can’t Always See: Termites
Residential
Thursday April 20 2017

The Hidden Things You Can’t Always See: Termites

The unfortunate truth about termites is that it is often too late when you find them.

How Can You Protect Your Property in a Bushfire?
Residential
Monday March 20 2017

How Can You Protect Your Property in a Bushfire?

Not all homes have had the luxury of being designed with bushfire risks in mind. Yet there are some simple things you can do around your...

How Can You Design a Bushfire-proof Home?
Residential
Thursday March 2 2017

How Can You Design a Bushfire-proof Home?

Once again, bushfire season is upon us, and for many Australians, it's a time of anxiety when it comes to considering the safety of their friends,...

Eating the Suburbs, One Backyard at a Time
Landscaping
Wednesday August 17 2016

Eating the Suburbs, One Backyard at a Time

Suburbia. The very word conjures up an image of neatly spaced single storey houses sprawling as far as the eye can see in a carefully planned...

Can Rooftop Community Gardens Be Retrofitted?
Green
Monday August 15 2016

Can Rooftop Community Gardens Be Retrofitted?

Some green roofs function as community gardens, and these spaces can be valuable not only for the building occupants (who cultivate the garden), but for building...

Do Community Garden Green Roofs Work?
Landscaping
Thursday April 28 2016

Do Community Garden Green Roofs Work?

In the last 12 months, almost every time I have given a talk about green roofs in Australia, whether to the general public, property developers, facility...

It’s Time for a National Green Infrastructure Policy
Landscaping
Wednesday September 30 2015

It’s Time for a National Green Infrastructure Policy

The Australian Institute of Landscape Architects (AILA) has written to the Australian Government requesting that the country takes a global leadership position on Green Infrastructure and...

A Value Proposition for Living Architecture
Landscaping
Wednesday September 16 2015

A Value Proposition for Living Architecture

As our cities continue to become bigger, are we losing the quality of our homes?