green roofs and walls for dry tropics

23 june 2008

This one-day workshop discussed the environmental, economic, social and aesthetic benefits of green roofs and walls and their associated challenges in an urban context, utilising case studies from major cities around the world. It also focused extensively on opportunities for green roofs and walls in Townsville. Keynote speakers included architects Dr Nigel Dunnett from the University of Sheffield in the UK and Arno King from Brisbane’s Deicke Richards, and sustainability consultant Guy Lane from Sea02.