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Bringing Nature’s Power into Australian Cities
Green
Friday June 15 2018

Bringing Nature’s Power into Australian Cities

Back in the 1960s, the Cheonggyecheon (Cheonggye stream) which winds through downtown Seoul (South Korea) stood as an example of city planning going terribly wrong.

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...

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.

Do Smart Irrigation Controllers Really Save Water?
Landscaping
Wednesday April 19 2017

Do Smart Irrigation Controllers Really Save Water?

The current and historical practice of controlling our irrigation is reliant on timers.

Greenery is the 2017 Colour of the Year
Commercial
Monday March 20 2017

Greenery is the 2017 Colour of the Year

“Greenery bursts forth in 2017 to provide us with the reassurance we yearn for amid a tumultuous social and political environment. Satisfying our growing desire...

Urban Forest Community Engagement
Landscaping
Tuesday January 10 2017

Urban Forest Community Engagement

Community engagement is arguably the single most important component in modern urban forestry.

Can a City Become a National Park?
Landscaping
Thursday September 29 2016

Can a City Become a National Park?

The push is on to turn London into a national park. Could this prove to be the wave of the future here in Australia? "Attention please,...

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.

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?