We advised Mirvac on the bamboo installation 1 Bond Street, Sydney.

Situation

  • ‘Temple Bamboo’ installed in the foyer/lobby of 20 Bond Street, Sydney (by others) showing poor appearance.
  • Innovative Plant Technology asked to provide specialist advice:
  1. whether the light levels are appropriate for this species of bamboo, or if the bamboo is being over-irrigated.
  2. If the bamboo was replaced if it would survive or what other species would we recommend

Outcome Required

  • immediate assessment and recommendations to stop further decline
  • recover the design intent for a healthy green screen

Action by IPT

  • IPT applied the PLIMA® Systematic approach to this installation
  • Recommended a more suitable bamboo species for this location
  • Measured available plant light and specified lamps to provide supplementary light
  • Tested irrigation system
  • Recommended remedial treatment for soil disease.
  • Sourced a bamboo nursery to provide the appropriate species
  • Supervised the removal of the installed bamboo and replacement with more appropriate species
  • Provided a maintenance schedule
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