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‘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 [...]

‘Missed opportunity’ for green roofs as Sydney’s apartment boom continues

By Lisa Visentin, originally published by The Sydney Morning Herald, 19 January 2018 ...The current apartment boom is likely to exacerbate what is known as the urban-heat island effect, where buildings and the surrounding concrete and [...]

Sourceable: Living Infrastructure Will Benefit Australia’s Ageing Population

This article was originally published in Sourceable by Jock Gammon. Australia’s ageing population is about to greatly increase the country’s demand for living infrastructure. Anyone who knows Baby Boomers knows this generation is not going [...]

Sydney Design Awards for Breathing Wall projects

The Atlassian office in Sydney has received a Gold Award at the 2017 Sydney Design Awards for its interior office fitout by Siren Design. The fitout, featuring cascading plants [...]

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: , , , , , , |
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