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Australian first biosolar green roof study at Barangaroo leads the way for climate resilient cities

MEDIA RELEASE, Sydney 23 August 2021: The positive impact of enhancing typical solar panel installations with green roofs has been confirmed by the results of Australia’s most comprehensive study, which shows benefits across energy savings, CO2 reduction and a significant increase [...]

‘Study finds green roofs make solar panels more efficient’

ABC News, by Ursula Malone, 24 August 2021 Two identical office buildings side by side in Sydney's Barangaroo provided a perfect opportunity for solar energy researchers to test a long-held hunch. Would surrounding rooftop [...]

‘Facility Perspectives’: Fake or Fortune – How to Keep Green Infrastructure Thriving in a Pandemic

Lendlease Head Office, Barangaroo. Article published in Facility Perspectives magazine, December issue, by Ben Nicholson, The Urban Greener In apartments across the country, where many of us are working from home, plants (and pets) [...]

Daily Telegraph: ‘Living the Green Dream’

Photo by Ant Zikas, supplied by Crown Group. Article originally published in The Daily Telegraph by Jonathan Chancellor on 12 September 2020 Natural materials, from timber to waterfalls, are topping the list for [...]

Belle Magazine: ‘Back to Life’

Originally published in Belle magazine by Georgina Safe, 24 August 2020 The calming, healing qualities of nature are undeniable with more urban-garden projects bringing it closer to us every day. In his 1984 book [...]

Apartment Design Must Change After COVID

Originally published in Sourceable, by Andrew Heaton, 28 August 2020. Image by Taylor Brammer, supplied by Crown Group. The design of houses and apartment complexes needs to change after COVID in order to deliver [...]

Crown Group CEO calls for ‘wellness’ to be integrated into building standards

Originally published in Elite Agent, 25 August 2020. Image by Taylor Brammer, supplied by Crown Group. Crown Group Chairman and CEO Iwan Sunito is calling for tenants’ physical and mental wellbeing to be considered [...]

Media Release: ‘Green cities Roadmap should be part of COVID-19 recovery stimulus, experts say’

Originally published by University of Melbourne, 5 June 2020 Junglefy Biodiversity Green Roof at Yerrabingin Indigenous Rooftop Farm, South Eveleigh. A Roadmap to fast-track flourishing green roofs, walls and facades in Australian [...]

The Conversation – Greening our grey cities: here’s how green roofs and walls can flourish in Australia

Melbourne Sky Park, between the CBD grid and Docklands precinct. (Oculus, used with permission, Author provided) Originally published in The Conversation on 5 June 2020 by Nicholas Williams, Cathy Oke, Leisa Sargent  Tomorrow [...]