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Biophilic Design Feature

Posted on Mon, 2019-05-06 13:30 by matt

Humans, on average, spend the vast majority of their time indoors. Yet scientific studies on human health conclude that spending time in and around nature, or even just looking at natural elements, can have wide-ranging benefits. The real estate industry is closing the gap between these conflicting concepts by bringing nature indoors with biophilic building design.

New Green Deal in NYC

Posted on Mon, 2019-05-06 12:57 by matt

LESSONS FOR AUSTRALIAN MAYORS:


Image: Hudson River developments NYC       Courtesy: Related-Oxford

The New York mayor celebrated Earth Day by announcing a proposal that he claims would bar construction of many of the glass-and-steel towers that have joined the city skyline in recent years. The plan, which requires legislation in the City Council, is part of what he termed his own Green New Deal.

New York Green Roof

Posted on Wed, 2019-04-17 15:20 by matt

SKY VIEW PARK PROJECT PROFILE: (Courtesy of <greenroofs.com>)

Sky View Parc NYC: Image: by Sempergreen.

Located in vibrant downtown Flushing, Sky View Parc is one of New York City’s largest mixed-use developments with 1200 luxury units. Understanding the significant visual impact of roof design to the view from the surrounding six 12-story towers, the owner saw value in aesthetic green.

Green Hope in Palestine

Posted on Mon, 2019-04-15 14:08 by matt

Lajee Center Opens Rooftop Garden in Aida Camp_Palestine

This story is what it's all about. As humans we have an innate need to connect with Nature, however, in some places that pathway is blocked.

This is not a green roof with high design technology or lush verdant gardens. This is a green roof that provides hope in a war torn territory.

Sustainable Prison_Sweden

Posted on Fri, 2019-04-05 15:39 by matt
Tabellen 4, a building in Sollentuna high-security remand prison in Stockholm, won the 2019 BREEAM Public Projects In-Use award for its range of eco-friendly initiatives including a 1,100 square meter green roof made of plants and turf, a ventilation system that recycles heat from the air, and a waste disposal room with storage for eight categories of waste. 

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