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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. [...]

Sydney Morning Herald – ‘Why plantscrapers are springing up across the globe’

Originally published in the Sydney Morning Herald by Greg Callaghan on 25 August 2018. One Central Park, Sydney You could be forgiven for imagining the striking towers of One Central Park on [...]

QANTAS magazine: ‘Next big things’

Extract from the April issue: The walls have leaves Our city air comes with all sorts of added extras, some of which are not so beneficial to our health. What if you could treat and [...]

Planning the future

Orange Regional Museum In recent reports issued by Infrastructure Australia and the Greater Sydney Commission, a coordinated and collaborative approach is being called on to plan our cities of the future. Recurring [...]

‘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 [...]

‘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 [...]

New wonder wall set to clear the air at Manly Vale

Originally published by the University of Technology on 15 November 2017 In summary:  A world-first project will install more than 9000 plants on the external walls of a three-storey carpark being built on Sydney's northern [...]

Metro Tunnel Living Infrastructure Plan

As our cities face pressures of population growth, climate change and decreasing natural environment, the Victorian State Government has released the ‘Metro Tunnel Living Infrastructure Plan’ as part of their $11 billion Metro Tunnel [...]

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