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South China Morning Post – ‘Asia’s first vertical forest could reshape how cities fight climate change’

Originally published in the South China Morning Post by Peta Tomlinson on 21 October 2018. Designed to absorb 25 tonnes of carbon dioxide a year and produce about 60kg of oxygen per day, the [...]

2018-10-24T17:33:38+00:00 October 24th, 2018|Categories: Industry News, Living Design, Living Infrastructure, Media, Urban Greening|

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|

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|

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 [...]

Living Infrastructure and Environmental Rating Systems

Originally published on Sourceable, by Jock Gammon How can living infrastructure help you achieve environmental ratings like the WELL Building Standard, Living Building Challenge and Green Star? Australian Ethical Investment; Photography: Siren Design [...]

Turf wars: 13 reasons why you would install a green wall and 3 reasons why you might not

Excerpt taken from original article in The Fifth Estate. By Dr Sara Wilkinson, UTS, 1 February 2018. One of the reasons we love green roofs and walls is their aesthetic. Having worked in Sydney [...]

Green walls come under attack

Originally published in The Fifth Estate, by Cameron Jewell, 25 January 2018 Green wall advocates have hit back at an attack from a leading architect on the value of green walls, citing energy savings [...]

Are you planning a green wall?

Originally published in Supply Chain Sustainability School Why have a plain wall or dull facade when you could have a vibrant and verdant vertical garden to gaze upon and enjoy? Green walls, also referred [...]

2017-11-27T13:06:29+00:00 November 27th, 2017|Categories: Breathing Wall, Living Design, Living Infrastructure, News, Published Articles|
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