Saturday, July 20, 2024

Sustainable Landscaping

An aerial image shows The Cape’s restoration of the natural environment progressing alongside the residential construction (Image: Alan Foon)
Sustainable Landscaping

The Cape – A zero emissions housing community

By Georgia Warren and Eily Schulz

The Sustainable Landscape Company (TSLC) is contributing to the delivery of The Cape, a zero-emissions housing community in Cape Paterson, transforming a degraded former cattle station into a thriving habitat site for residents as well as flora and fauna.Continue reading

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Tillandsia plants installed at level 92 Eureka Tower where they have survived on their own biology for over seven years (Image: Lloyd Godman)
Sustainable Landscaping

Experiments with Tillandsia plants in extreme urban habitats

By Lloyd Godman

As the honeymoon period of vertical gardens ends, a critical question asks, How can plants be integrated into architecture in a sustainable manner?

Tillandsia SWARM is an ongoing ecological art project where Tillandsias (air plants) are mounted on a range of extreme urban sites, left to their own biological devices to survive, and monitored over time.… Continue reading

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