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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 [...]

2018-07-11T13:21:52+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|

Daily Telegraph – ‘Leading landscape architect: Sydney can learn from New York, Singapore on green projects’

Excerpt originally published in the Daily Telegraph, 11 April 2018 Talk is cheap and it's high time the State Government finally delivers more urban greening projects before Sydney loses its unique, world-class appeal, a leading [...]

2018-05-22T12:24:22+00:00 May 21st, 2018|Categories: Media, Published Articles, Urban Greening|

Hort Journal Australia – ‘A breath of fresh air in the green wall industry’

Extract from the April issue, by Gabrielle Stannus Recent research conducted by the University of Technology Sydney has shown that active green walls can significantly reduce indoor air pollution, thereby reducing the incidence of [...]

2018-05-22T12:15:06+00:00 May 21st, 2018|Categories: Breathing Wall, Health & Wellbeing, News, Research|

QANTAS magazine – ‘Next big things’

Extract from the April issue: The walls have leaves Our city air comes with all sorts of added extras, some of which are not so beneficial to our health. What if you could treat and [...]

Planning the future

Orange Regional Museum In recent reports issued by Infrastructure Australia and the Greater Sydney Commission, a coordinated and collaborative approach is being called on to plan our cities of the future. Recurring [...]

The Business Case for Living Infrastructure in the Hospitality Sector

By Jock Gammon Paragon Hotel, Sydney The last few years have seen the benefits of green or living infrastructure become more widely accepted than ever before. Green walls in office and retail [...]

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