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 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
Brimbank City Council in metropolitan Melbourne recently released an online tool that uses 360° technology to innovate how they undertake community consultation for new projects.
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Landscape Architects need to consult an engineer as a first step.
GRA member Brisbane City Council act on climate change.
Real estate investors know that healthy buildings are a good thing, but an increasing amount of evidence is emerging to show that they are also good business.
While it remains hard for investors to see the benefits of a healthy building in their bottom line, there are more tools than ever before which allow occupiers to quantify the benefits of wellness for productivity. In time, this should translate into higher rents and capital values.
This is sedum on the green roof. Credit: Heather Rumble, University of Portsmouth
New research suggests that species that live on green roofs arrived by hitching lifts on birds or by riding air currents.