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Grow your own leafy green Auckland

April 26, 2016

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The practice of adorning buildings with plants has been around for a long time. Modern green roofs were pioneered in Germany in the 1960s, and vertical planting has been around in different forms for centuries. Most notably in the last two decades green architecture, also known as ‘building integrated planting’ (BIP) has expanded and diversified. […]

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Greenways

December 9, 2014

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​​​​By Allison Rokke​​​ Greenways enable people to walk, jog, scooter or cycle away from busy roads, without having to share road space with buses, trucks or cars. Unlike the highway or connector cycle routes outlined in Auckland Transport’s Draft Auckland Cycling Network, they may not always be the quickest way to get from place to […]

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