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.
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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.
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