Australia

Transforming Melbourne's Skyline: Push For Green Roofs Across The City

Transforming Melbourne's Skyline: Push For Green Roofs Across The City

The roof of the austere concrete government office 1 Treasury Place will be transformed into a lush landscape to demonstrate how existing buildings can be retrofitted with green roofs to help Melbourne adapt to climate change.

Urban Forests: Melbourne’s Plan to Green the City

Urban Forests: Melbourne’s Plan to Green the City

Australia’s second largest city has unveiled a $19.1 million plan to unleash a sea of green across the city by boosting urban forests and decorating buildings with ‘vertical greening.’

Amid the Climate Crisis, New Push to Take Action to Ensure Cities Become More Green

Amid the Climate Crisis, New Push to Take Action to Ensure Cities Become More Green

Australia is in desperate need of government intervention in the use of green walls, green roofs, better public transport and higher uptake of active transportation to stave off the worst effects of climate change, the peak body of landscape architects has warned.

The Harbour's Biggest Green Roof Welcomes Researchers and Community Gardeners

The Harbour's Biggest Green Roof Welcomes Researchers and Community Gardeners

Through a partnership with Macquarie, a 1920s coal depot has been transformed into a community garden, science lab and outdoor classroom, with more plans afoot.

‘A Jungle of Rooftop Greenery’: Council Makes Green Roof Push

‘A Jungle of Rooftop Greenery’: Council Makes Green Roof Push

Developers will be encouraged to include rooftop gardens and communal space on new apartment projects under proposed changes to Brisbane’s City Plan.