Canberra's relative abundance of green vegetation provides a natural canopy to reduce heat stress not only for humans but for our rich biodiversity. Investing in and maintaining our "living infrastructure" is critical to a healthy and liveable future.
Two Griffith University researchers have been awarded a grant for research that will help cities predict and quantifying the benefit of similar green infrastructure for capturing atmospheric carbon.
There is a fresh call for groundbreaking temperature reduction targets to be set across western Sydney to tackle rising urban heat and turn stifling concrete jungles into green, liveable cities.
Leaving trees in the ground and planting new ones could help future proof new development sites against extreme heat
The Australian Institute of Landscape Architects (SA chapter) has warned that urban temperatures are increasing due to the loss of trees, replaced by houses and increased paved surfaces creating a so-called heat-island effect.
WOHA Architects is introducing its “vertical suburb” to Western Australia in collaboration with MJA Studio on their first project in Perth, the hometown of WOHA co-founder Richard Hassell.
Together academics, local authorities, industry stakeholders and communities can lead the way to resilient cities and healthier oceans. Here's how.
The new development will help bring to life Melbourne's Urban Forest and Biodiversity strategies by greening laneways, creating a garden atrium and providing green rooftops for the community to enjoy.