In the US, the demand for green roofing solutions is growing as major cities adopt specific ordinances requiring green roofing on new buildings to assist in the battle against climate change and stormwater issues.
One of Singapore’s leading conservationists Dr Lena Chan discusses what it means for cities to be biophilic and reminds us that the best way to live sustainably is to reconnect with nature.
Pollution is a public health crisis that requires urgent attention in Hong Kong. For starters, the city needs more plants and must start taking advantage of the opportunities rooftops provide.
More businesses are turning to biophilic design to improve their workplace environments. This approach promises both aesthetic and productivity benefits
Milan is “going green” in a major way to fight against climate change and improve the quality of life of its 1.4 million citizens.
Unchecked sprawl has led to increased and deadly urban flooding across South-East Asia. In Bangkok, parks and green roofs are being used to help soak up rain during the annual monsoon and assist the city adapt to climate change.
Densely packed high-rises are the most space efficient way to house people, but they have also been accused of creating anonymous, atomised cities. But there are more and more architects discovering that cities can grow taller without sacrificing their liveability.
Vo Trong Nghia Architects' Urban Farming Office is an effort to return much-needed green space to Ho Chi Minh while demonstrating the possibility of vertical urban farming.
A revolutionary new office campus is being built on the Brooklyn waterfront featuring nearly 4 acres of green roof space, including walking and jogging paths and landscaping, to mitigate stormwater runoff.