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.
The Infrastructure Australia report made some key recommendations for green infrastructure. Image: EPA
(IMAGE: A Wind Farm | Wikimedia Commons)
One of the biggest wind farm projects in the country has been approved by the NSW Government, with the company behind the venture saying it will increase the likelihood of Australia hitting renewable energy targets.
The Cairns Botanic Gardens Visitor Centre reflects nature at all angles. Image: Charles Wright Architects, photography by Patrick Bingham Hall
Here are five sustainable building trends that will prove to be popular throughout 2018.
The green roof at SPANX headquarters in Buckhead.
Development in Atlanta is reaching new heights with landscape architecture firm HGOR on the forefront of bringing sustainability, cost efficiency, aesthetics, and social spaces to Atlanta’s rooftops.
Auckland’s urban ngahere comprises all trees, other vegetation and green roofs in existing and future urban areas.
Barcelona: Dense European cities present a challenge for urban greening because nature competes for space with residential housing. Angel Garcia
In a square in central Barcelona, families with young children perch at picnic tables as traffic thunders past and high-rise blocks loom above them.