A growing number of academics and experts are joining governments and community organisations to call for a commitment to more green spaces to combat Brisbane's 'silent killer' in the suburbs
The Australian Institute of Landscape Architects (AILA) is calling for the development of a National Green Infrastructure Strategy to be led by the Federal Government.
The addition of more than 500 square metres of rooftop gardens, improved landscaping, public art and better pedestrian access would compensate for use of unbuilt land and offset negative heritage impacts, the assessment concludes.
The rooftop farm, with about 1500 plants being cultivated, is being designed as a showcase of Aboriginal permaculture methods and Indigenous knowledge of the natural world, with regular workshops, classes and talks for all-comers
With Victorians dying from heatwaves , the topic of cooling the city is a must for the political agenda to save lives and improve liveability.
Local governments in Australia and New Zealand are exploring creative ways to revive greenery in cities as growing populations and urban density put tree cover at risk.
Tony Owen Partners's speculative design for Sydney's Flemington district has reimagined the site as a sustainable city of the future.
Australians must change how we view nature. It's not just a ‘destination’ we travel to. Nature occurs everywhere, including where we live.
The new Bendigo Hospital, one of regional Australia's most sustainable hospitals complete with a vast green roof, has won a prestigious award at the 2018 Australian Urban Design Awards .