9 08, 2017

Orange Regional Museum takes NSW Architecture Award

2017-08-10T14:19:14+00:00 August 9th, 2017|Categories: Awards|Tags: , , , |

Orange Regional Museum takes NSW Architecture Award The Orange Regional Museum has been awarded the Sulman Medal for Public Architecture in the NSW Architecture Awards. The iconic building features a large sloping grass roof, serving as a public meeting place and cultural space to hold festivals and movie nights and to display sculptures. The Crone Architects design combines the new museum with existing library and gallery buildings to create a cultural hub for the area. The grassed green roof project was undertaken by Junglefy in 2016 to provide consultation on the initial design concept and to bring the green roof to life. The recommended solution provided was a Geoweb system [...]

24 07, 2017

Who’s Paying? Funding Living Infrastructure in 2017 and Beyond

2017-08-17T23:02:28+00:00 July 24th, 2017|Categories: Living Infrastructure, Published Articles|Tags: , , , |

Who's Paying? Funding living infrastructure in 2017 and beyond This article was first published in Sourceable   Ravenswood School green wall When it comes to living or green infrastructure, funding is a commonly citied barrier to implementation. And like clean energy and green building before it, this burgeoning industry has to prove its merit before funding is allocated. So how do we do it? The money has to come from one of six categories: yourself, a loan, the end user (passing on the cost to your client), a partnership, a grant, or a wealthy benefactor. Most of us do not have a wealthy benefactor, and with housing [...]

30 05, 2017

Green motorways. Contradiction in terms or potential reality?

2017-06-14T12:51:19+00:00 May 30th, 2017|Categories: Published Articles|Tags: , , , , |

Green motorways. Contradiction in terms or potential reality? This article was first published in Sourceable A few years ago I was stuck in hellish Sydney traffic, with the temperature soaring close to 40oC, and as I entered the tunnel surrounded by huge walls of concrete, pollution and heat haze and I suddenly thought, ‘this is a great place for plants’. It sounds crazy, but the right plants combined with the right technology could do wonders for this harsh urban infrastructure, and I believe that science, investment and pure necessity are all at the perfect meeting point to make it viable, and I would argue essential, to turn it green [...]

14 05, 2015

The Many Benefits of Green Infrastructure!

2017-06-11T17:59:03+00:00 May 14th, 2015|Categories: News|Tags: , , |

Ever wondered why green roofs and walls are becoming so popular in new designs and developments? Well stop wondering and check out this fantastic brochure put together by Green Roofs for Healthy Cities! The benefits are clear; job creation, aesthetic enhancements, better air quality, improvements in individual health and wellbeing and energy savings, just to name a few! The team here at Junglefy have known for many years about the multitude of benefits that plants have for individuals, society and the environment, and we are so excited to see more and more people acknowledging the importance of plants for sustainable future environments. Head to this link to get a better idea [...]