Synergy 48

Synergy 48

WE’RE CELEBRATING Twenty-five years ago, TerraCottem didn’t exist. Dr Willem Van Cotthem at the University of Ghent was poised to discover TerraCottem’s base model: the fore-runner of a soil conditioner that’s made a success of projects around the world ever since. Back then, Van Cotthem’s team (from the Laboratory of Plant Morphology, Systematic and Ecology) Read more about Synergy 48[…]

Synergy 47

Synergy 47

BIG WAVES = BRILLIANT MAKEOVER Who would have thought that a foreshore pummeling would end up leading to something as wonderful as a new central park at Kingscliff? As it turns out, the storm events – which kick-started the process – led council and community to put something into place that is much, much better Read more about Synergy 47[…]

Synergy 45

Synergy 45

GREENING SINGAPORE EVEN MORE A few weeks’ back, three of the Australasian TerraCottem team popped over to Singapore for Green UrbanScape Asia, aka GUSA. Given Singapore’s reputation as an astonishing garden city-state, the conference and expo’s theme – intense nature in cities – made perfect sense. Tarrant Baguely and Rick and Tim Sharpe share their Read more about Synergy 45[…]

Synergy 43

Synergy 43

SOFT ENGINEERING The ideal is alive and kicking at the City of Melville. Sitting and working side by side in its local government offices are the City’s civil engineers and landscape architects*. And while this is not new in itself, Melville’s projects are changing form thanks to the two disciplines bouncing ideas off each other. Read more about Synergy 43[…]