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With major challenges facing cities across the globe – from climate change, to ageing infrastructure and rising population densities – the work of landscape architects is needed now more than ever. These award-winning landscape projects are helping to sow the seeds of change.

Greening the workplace

Posted on Mon, 2017-10-16 23:39 by Rosie M.

Trends come and go, but this one is underpinned by science. One recent study found that occupants of green-certified buildings have 26 percent higher cognitive function scores, sleep better, and report fewer health problems compared to those in uncertified buildings. As green roofs increase in popularity, it’s no surprise that architects are getting interested in green walls and their workplace potential.

Green Roofs and Planning

Posted on Sun, 2016-07-03 13:29 by Rosie M.
Architects, property developers and property owners often ask a variety of questions, including how the planning scheme affects the design of green roofs, what local government planners value in green roofs, which councils welcome green roofs, how the Civil and Administrative Tribunal views green roofs and what it values in them.