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Green Roofs and Walls: Be Warned
Green
Tuesday November 21 2017

Green Roofs and Walls: Be Warned

If you are thinking of designing a building with a green roof or walls, you may be about to cause yourself some problems. Basically, buildings and...

What’s Holding Back Green Infrastructure in Australia?
Green
Wednesday March 8 2017

What’s Holding Back Green Infrastructure in Australia?

Green roofs and vertical gardens are a growing area of investment for property developers and urban planners across Australia.

Adaptively Managing Green Roofs and Walls
Green
Friday November 18 2016

Adaptively Managing Green Roofs and Walls

How do you plan the management and maintenance of a green infrastructure asset when there is little to no information available about how different green infrastructure...

Managing Green Roofs for Optimal Water Performance
Green
Thursday October 13 2016

Managing Green Roofs for Optimal Water Performance

Green roofs can be a key tool in onsite water management.

Green Roofs Bring Myriad Benefits to Urban Environments
Landscaping
Thursday January 21 2016

Green Roofs Bring Myriad Benefits to Urban Environments

In addition to garnishing otherwise arid, glass and concrete urban environments with edifying nature areas, green roofs also bring a raft of benefits that can significantly...

Reclaiming our Rooftops
Commercial
Tuesday November 10 2015

Reclaiming our Rooftops

With the increasing density of our cities, Australians are starting to rethink how our urban space is configured. With space at such a premium, why is...

10 Attributes of the Living Precinct
Landscaping
Thursday October 22 2015

10 Attributes of the Living Precinct

Landscape architects share the conviction that urban planning and design should enhance ways for people to interact with nature.

How Can We Make our Cities Greener and More Liveable?
Landscaping
Wednesday October 21 2015

How Can We Make our Cities Greener and More Liveable?

Living architecture is part of a broader notion of green infrastructure that also encompasses water sensitive urban design, integrated water cycle management, green streets, urban food,...

US Study Reveals the Best Plants For Green Roofs
Green
Wednesday August 26 2015

US Study Reveals the Best Plants For Green Roofs

A new study in the US has completed a five-year trial to evaluate the best plants for a promising green roof.