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The Importance of Living Infrastructure in Schools

Originally published on Sourceable by Jock Gammon, 14 September 2018. Did you know that in 2017, there were more than 3.8 million student enrolled in 9,444 (public, catholic and independent) primary and high schools [...]

The Urban Developer – ‘A Jungle of Rooftop Greenery’ : Council Makes Green Roof Push

Originally published in The Urban Developer by Ana Narvaez, 11 September 2018 Developers will be encouraged to include rooftop gardens and communal space on new apartment projects under proposed changes to Brisbane’s City Plan. [...]

Back to School: Urban Forestry

The University of Melbourne and the City of Melbourne have combined their collective knowledge to develop the Australian School of Urban Forestry. More than just tree planting, this intensive 6 day program explores the layering of [...]

2018-09-12T15:43:52+00:00 September 12th, 2018|Categories: Industry News, Living Design, Living Infrastructure, News, Urban Greening|

Sydney Morning Herald – ‘Why plantscrapers are springing up across the globe’

Originally published in the Sydney Morning Herald by Greg Callaghan on 25 August 2018. One Central Park, Sydney You could be forgiven for imagining the striking towers of One Central Park on [...]

Hort Innovation and NGIA – Junglefy Case Study

As a collaboration between Hort Innovation Australia and Nursery and Garden Industry Australia (NGIA), this case study with Junglefy's Horticulture Manager, Andrew Wands details how Junglefy uses research and technology to refine living infrastructure [...]

2018-09-18T12:23:46+00:00 July 11th, 2018|Categories: Case Studies, Living Design, Living Infrastructure, Urban Greening|

Breathing new life into St Leonards

The revitalised Mitchell Street Plaza was officially opened by Mayor Jilly Gibson at a ceremony on 28 June 2018. The new ‘pocket park’ features the world’s first outdoor Junglefy Breathing Wall™ which will assist [...]

ABC News – ‘Green roofs for Australian cities would help reduce flooding and save on bills, study shows’

Extract originally published on ABC News, by James Hancock (20 May 2018) It's a bold vision for Australia's future. The grey roofs of city buildings transformed into a green canopy. City councils — including [...]

2018-05-22T12:59:30+00:00 May 22nd, 2018|Categories: Green Roofs, Media|
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