An inner-city suburb on the Brisbane River could be home to the “greenest residential building in the world” with ambitious plans currently under review by the city’s council. Development plans lodged last week by the Aria Property Group propose a 30-storey “vertical forest” and “a beacon for sustainability in South Brisbane”.
Dr Dorina Pojani at UQ and Dr Dr Mark Limb at QUT were asked to comment. Read the full story on The Fifth Estate: www.thefifthestate.com.au/innovation/architecture/aria-property-group-propose-a-30-storey-1000-tree-apartment-tower-in-brisbane/
The Fifth Estate, launched in April 2009, is Australia’s leading online newspaper for the sustainable built environment.