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Ideas and insights in support of the greater use of plants in buildings for health and wellbeing

This beautiful little aeroplane is the DHC1 Chipmunk

This is the aeroplane type in which I learned to fly, and later instruct. Early experience frequently sets the path for the future, so from a flying classroom that pitches, rolls and yaws to collaboration with our clients to impart knowledge and experience to the...

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The Ferrari workplace of the present

We know Ferrari does red extremely well, did you know they also do green extremely well While we are contemplating “the workplace of the future” one workplace of the present is already achieving some of the major aspirations being canvassed for the future....

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Redesigning the hotel lobby

Hospitality facing the competition. You could easily be forgiven for assuming this calming scene is only accessible to intrepid hikers in a pristine wilderness, however, it is easily accessible to all guests and visitors to the lobby of the Grand Hyatt Hotel in...

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Plants can clean the air we breathe

Put simply, to breathe clean air we need better air filtration Active green wall indoor air filtration is a cost effective way to achieve high quality indoor air, while giving visual contact with natural elements (living green plants). Twenty five years of research,...

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Corporate Greenery Design Issues

The Ten Largest Issues Architects/ Landscape Architects Currently Face When Working On Interior Landscapes in Tall Buildings A successful project must incorporate an eye for detail and design, as well as a greater understanding of the current trends, issues and needs...

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Corporate Greenery

A necessary collaboration between architects, engineers and plant specialists  Hassell Principal and Practice Architecture Leader, UK. Julian Gitsham, in a recent post “Buildings Need to be Curated; Collaboration With Other Fields Is Vital to an Era of Experience”...

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The Tree on the 35th Floor: An Update

WOW What a view! Yes, that is The Sydney Harbour Bridge. Since my recent post, from installation in July 2016 to December, the Ficus tree is looking superb, with dark glossy green leaves, having grown from 3.6m at installation to 4.0m now and 3.6m width, and heading...

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How to make the pitch for corporate greenery

Making the Pitch for Corporate Greenery Highly successful workspaces designed to enhance collaboration, innovation and productivity, embrace building features that impact on health and wellbeing. Incorporating creative interior landscapes that reconnect people with...

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