Green Ideas Forum gave the NSW Minister for Planning another look at the benefits of Green Infrastructure.
Best open space idea: Urban micro-meadows. A Blacktown case study: rediscovering underused open space to create resilient, connected and healthy neighbourhoods.
Best resilient public space idea: Unlocking South Sydney’s newest blue-green grid. Formed by the riparian parklands of Botany Bay, Sydney’s active mobility network is now complete.
Best public facility idea:The modern carpark. Rethinking how we perceive and utilise urban infrastructure.
Minister for Planning and Public Spaces award: Greening pipes to cool Sydney’s west. Creating the backbone of western Sydney’s green grid by expanding backyards, restoring waterways and connecting commun
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Nature and Architecture: Emilio Ambasz and Fukuoka’s ACROS center 25 years later
Image: “Asian Cross Roads Over the Sea” aka ACROS building Fukuoka, Japan 1995
A vegetated tower that is set to become Australia’s tallest building has been given the go-ahead by the government of Victoria.
Located on Melbourne’s Yarra River, Green Spine, designed by Dutch architect UNStudio and Australia's Cox Architecture, will be part of the US$1.3bn Southbank, which is being developed by local property company Beulah International.