Australasia News

Brisbane @ Top

Posted on Tue, 2021-10-26 16:31 by matt

Brisbane is rated as one of the top green global cities.

Brisbane City Council is a great place to start when it comes to assessing urban eco credentials — it’s one of Australia’s largest carbon neutral-certified organisations and slashes 600,000 tonnes of greenhouse gas emissions annually.

Barangaroo Project

Barangaroo Jetty Walk 1
Posted on Tue, 2021-10-26 15:08 by matt

The fully accessible, amphitheatre-style boardwalk extends out to create a new public pier, with huge sandstone blocks providing informal seating areas and native species trees creating a shady backdrop to the open waterfront. A feature Fig tree has been planted on part of the original dockside structure.

Barangaroo Jetty Walk 1

Living Walls

Posted on Tue, 2021-04-06 20:52 by matt

The idea of using creepers to cover walls is not new, but in recent decades, the tendency to use building surfaces to place plants has been developing all over the world and shows that there are many ways to make cities greener. There are vertical gardens that give life to walls, roofs, and other coverings (like underground garages on which vegetation is placed) where  green carpets are appearing.

Plants and Wellbeing

Posted on Tue, 2021-04-06 20:37 by matt

How does biophilic design improve the health of individuals and spaces?

Biophilic design has been proven to improve the health of spaces, and the people who use them.

Check out this handy table below that shows how patterns of biophilic design can help stress reduction, cognitive performance, and emotional wellbeing.

biophilic design

Green Design

Posted on Sun, 2021-01-31 18:58 by matt

WELCOME Green Design as a new Silver Sponsor.

With over 35 years experience in the plant industry Green Design have developed aninnovative system for green roof and vertical garden installation.

Recent projects include show rooms at Google and ARUP.

See more on our home page.