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People Power: Barlow Street Forest

In response to COVID-19 and our need to enjoy outdoor spaces in a safe way, the City of Sydney earmarked funds for a public art grant to add life to the [...]

‘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) [...]

Nature and Buildings Unite to Create Living Masterpieces

A new type of building is emerging; one that fuses design and nature to create a living masterpiece. Including plants in buildings is simply not enough anymore, these masterpieces go beyond and are [...]

Celebrating Naidoc Week 2020

Lendlease Global Headquarters Naidoc Week is an exciting time to celebrate the history, culture and achievements of Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander peoples. The week highlights the untapped opportunity to embed Indigenous culture into [...]

Residential Green Roofs: Bringing Nature Home

As cities develop and constantly change, we’ve recognised that the inclusion of nature throughout cities is critical. Urban life, and particularly living close to the CBD has its benefits – proximity to public amenities [...]

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 [...]

How to Weave Nature Through Our Concrete Jungles Podcast

Hanna & Jock Gammon: How to Weave Nature Through Our Concrete Jungles The Shifting Ape Podcast | Liam Crook & William Van Ausdal With a perfect combination of scientific, horticultural and communications skills, [...]

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 [...]