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Sourceable: What is research commercialisation?

Research commercialisation refers to the process through which ideas or research are transformed into marketable products, capital gains, income from licences and/or revenue from the sale of new product. Recently, my firm landed an [...]

Sourceable: Creating resilient cities with living infrastructure

The climate is becoming more unpredictable and fierce with each passing year. Extreme weather and natural disasters like bushfires, storms, floods and cyclones can have a devastating impact on communities, businesses, homes, and public [...]

Top 10 secrets to successful living infrastructure maintenance

The building and installation of your green wall, façade or roof might seem like the final stage after months of planning and design but in reality, this is when things really start to take off. [...]

Sourceable: Living infrastructure gains momentum with new RICS guide

Last month, the Royal Institution of Chartered Surveyors (RICS) launched a new living infrastructure guide. Launched by NSW Planning Minister, Rob Stokes MP at the University of Technology Sydney (UTS), the green roofs and walls [...]

2019-06-05T14:30:27+10:00September 23rd, 2016|Categories: News, Opinion|Tags: , , , , , , , , |

Sourceable: Can urban farming take off in Australia?

With the population booming, there is a need for sustainable food models. What would it take to make widespread urban farming a reality in Australia? Urban agriculture or ‘urban farming’ hasn’t really taken off either [...]

2019-06-05T14:36:34+10:00July 27th, 2016|Categories: News, Opinion|Tags: , , , , |

Sourceable: The benefits of biophilia and greenery in retail

When it comes to sustainability in the built environment, office buildings are often the testing ground for new design principles and technologies. Perhaps this is because they offer a manageably-sized microcosm to monitor, tweak and [...]

2019-06-05T14:33:42+10:00June 14th, 2016|Categories: News, Opinion|Tags: , , , , , , |

Sourceable: Living infrastructure report card

From the formation of an industry alliance and a biodiversity sensitive urban design protocol, to promises of increased greenery and infrastructure for a new age, the last nine months have seen quite a bit of [...]

2019-06-05T14:33:59+10:00April 26th, 2016|Categories: Living Infrastructure, Opinion, Published Articles|Tags: , |

The business case for living infrastructure: Part 2

Living infrastructure like green roofs, walls and facades can deliver a range of benefits to cities, building owners and tenants. Here is the second of two blogs I’m writing on the business case for living [...]

2019-06-05T14:34:19+10:00April 11th, 2016|Categories: Living Infrastructure, Opinion|Tags: , , , |

The business case for living infrastructure: Part 1

Living infrastructure like green roofs, walls and facades can deliver a range of benefits to cities, building owners and tenants. Which ones are going to get you, your local government and big business to part [...]

2019-06-05T14:34:43+10:00March 17th, 2016|Categories: Living Infrastructure, Opinion|Tags: , , , |
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