19 10, 2016

Top 10 secrets to successful living infrastructure maintenance

2017-06-11T17:59:01+00:00 October 19th, 2016|Categories: News|Tags: , , , , , , , , , |

The building and installation of your green wall, façade or roof might seem like the final stage after months of planning and design but in reality, this is when things really start to take off. In fact, installation is just the beginning of your living infrastructure project – good maintenance will ensure your green façade, wall or roof remains as beautiful and healthy ten years from now, as the day it was first installed. Not only will it look good but it will also deliver some real health, economic and societal benefits too. Jock discussed a few of these in his previous blogs, check out our News & Views section [...]

21 04, 2016

Spotlight on Orange Regional Museum

2016-04-21T16:39:11+00:00 April 21st, 2016|Categories: Living Infrastructure|Tags: , , |

Living infrastructure in public spaces: Part 1 This blog is the first of several I’ll be writing about living infrastructure in public spaces. In this thematic series I’ll discuss a range of projects from around the world and try to shed some light on what makes ‘good’ green infrastructure in public spaces. Of course I had to start with an Aussie one so here it is – Orange Regional Museum, a project Junglefy was lucky enough to be involved in. Currently in the final stages of construction, the new Orange Regional Museum in central west NSW brings exhibition and public spaces together with the creation of a publicly accessible grass [...]

24 02, 2016

The grass is greener in Orange

2016-02-24T13:48:14+00:00 February 24th, 2016|Categories: Case Studies, Living Infrastructure|Tags: , , , |

The Junglefy team recently created an innovative new green roof for the new Orange Regional Museum which included over 1200 rolls of turf. The new museum is attracting widespread media attention, including Prime 7,  The Central Western Daily and ABC News and is set to become a feature of this bustling regional town. Orange City Council have taken a progressive approach to the design and sustainability aspects of the new museum, and the new grass roof will not only be a beautiful place for people to enjoy, it also has numerous sustainability features, including serving as an insulator for the building. In order to ensure the grass and soil don't erode from the roof, we used a product called [...]

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