Q&A GAF

Q & A with Ms. Nadine Zamira, founder of LeafPlus and campaign manager of HiddenPark Indonesia

GAF:  Hi Nadine, it is always very heartwarming to see individuals who make a conscious choice to care about their environment. Can you tell us more about LeafPlus, the green…

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Cambodian Housing Competition Results [Building Trust International]

See on Scoop.it – Green ideas and Sustainable Building Practices PR News channel for architecture, architecture jobs   GreenAsiaForce‘s insight: Here are the winners the result of the Cambodia Housing…

PocketPark

Lack of Green Spaces? Pocket Parks Are the Solution | Sustainable Cities Collective

See on Scoop.it – Green ideas and Sustainable Building Practices When one thinks of a park, one usually imagines a large plot full of trees in the centre of the…

HeriotWatt university green roof

Heriot-Watt at Putrajaya: Malaysia’s first purpose-built green campus | Green Prospects Asia – Connecting Sustainable Businesses

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GreenRoofandSolarPanel

Green Roofs Improve Solar Panel Efficiency – EBN: 21:12

See on Scoop.it – Green ideas and Sustainable Building Practices Green roofs are known to extend roof life, conserve energy, and reduce stormwater runoff and air pollution; new studies show…

SingaporeSustainableKampong

Sustainable Living Kampung – Changing Singapore’s landscape from the Ground Up | Asian Urban Epicenters

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BreathingWall

Biological Concrete: Breathing Life into a Building Near You

See on Scoop.it – Green ideas and Sustainable Building Practices GreenAsiaForce‘s insight: We have heard the expression if walls could talk, well these ones don’t talk but they breath? See…

Q&A GAF

Q & A with Ms. Naning Adiwoso (Chairperson of Green Building Council Indonesia)

Q: Green Building Council Indonesia (GBCI) has been around since  2009, how has the council fared so far? What are the challenges GBCI facing? A: The last 3 years it…

House with timber screen

Is Your Timber Screen Green?

In the tropical Asian regions, it is generally agreed that buildings that are facing North or South are more favorable over those that are West and East facing. Noon and…

Green architecture representation in media (image by D.Tunas for GAF)

Sustainable Architecture in Media Landscape

Sustainability issues seem to be on people’s lips nowadays ranging from sustainable businesses, clothing, food sources, corporate practices, architecture and so on.  There is a common agreement that for example…

Vetiver on the slopping land of a Balinese villa (image by D.Tunas for GAF)

Vetiver Grass : A Sustainable Option for Slope Protection and Many Others

Admittedly, some might regard an article about vetiver grass is a bit dated. A Google search would yield tremendous results from research papers, news articles, and suppliers list and so…

Painting roofs in white color like in this small village in Southern Spain could be a thing of the past soon with heat reflective paint.

Brushing Off Heat with Heat Reflective Paint

Housing Development Board or HDB, the Singapore’s public housing authority in Singapore recently announced that it will be providing up to $100,000 funding to boost the development and testing of…