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Go Green for Healthy, Rich Cities: study
Green
Friday June 8 2018

Go Green for Healthy, Rich Cities: study

Green infrastructure - from more cycle lanes to cleaner air - not only helps the environment but also boosts jobs, health and productivity, according to research.

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?

Impact of Green Infrastructure Beyond the Site
Urban Planning
Wednesday August 23 2017

Impact of Green Infrastructure Beyond the Site

There are many ways in which green infrastructure, such as green roofs, can have a positive environmental impact beyond the site itself. It can be used,...

Green Infrastructure and the WELL Building Standard
Green
Tuesday July 25 2017

Green Infrastructure and the WELL Building Standard

A lot of building services engineers and property developers have been talking about the WELL Building Standard recently. Unlike other popular rating systems and building standards,...

Growing Food in Green Infrastructure
Landscaping
Wednesday May 31 2017

Growing Food in Green Infrastructure

Green infrastructure has many purposes. Among them is food production, but do we use green infrastructure for this as much as we could?

Green Motorways: Contradiction in Terms or Potential Reality?
Green
Tuesday May 30 2017

Green Motorways: Contradiction in Terms or Potential Reality?

A few years ago, I was stuck in hellish Sydney traffic, with the temperature soaring close to 40 degrees Celsius, and as I entered the tunnel...

Why Are Planners Failing to Embrace Green Cities?
Green
Monday May 2 2016

Why Are Planners Failing to Embrace Green Cities?

From helping to moderate localised temperatures to increasing resilience through to making our cities more attractive places to live, eat, work and socialise, the benefits of...

Green Cities Healthy for People and Nature
Landscaping
Tuesday February 23 2016

Green Cities Healthy for People and Nature

For many of us, the natural world is a healthy place of respite from the crowded and hurried urban world where we live. Traveling and recreation...

New Trends Leaving the Grey Cities of Yesteryear Behind
Urban Planning
Tuesday October 27 2015

New Trends Leaving the Grey Cities of Yesteryear Behind

The collision of urbanisation with sustainability has created a dynamic scene for urban planning.