CREATIVE STREETS 2022
Designed to provide beauty and environmental benefit, support biodiversity and broaden cultural engagement, the Sweet Nature project by Superlocalstudio is part of a broad vision to build creative streets.
SUPERLOCALSTUDIO SWEET NATURE CREATIVE STREETS PROJECT
Sweet Nature is designed to create a place of visual and beneficial beauty that will not only improve the aesthetic outlook of the surrounding streets, but provide habitat for native fauna, create opportunities for related educational and interactive community activities, while adding to the creation of a thriving green spine in Bondi Junction.
Wilding the city
By Julia Champtaloup. January 2017.
Creating ‘vibrant-scapes’, full of flowering native trees, native grasses, flowers and butterflies, bees, birds, and beneficial 'weeds'.
The movement for regenerating native bush has been long lived but the movement for creating urban green scape is growing, along with the call for pollinator pockets and increased biodiversity.
HOW WEEDS HEAL BARE SOIL - THE GUARDIAN
Let weeds do their job. They will heal and nourish our bare soil this autumn and winter...
HOW SAFEGUARDING POLLINATORS WILL IMPROVE OUR WELLBEING - SMH
A better understanding of what pollinators are and how they are inextricably linked to human well-being could be the catalyst needed to improve their conditions, a review has found.
REPORT SHOWS URBAN GREEN SPACES DELIVER MULTIPLE HEALTH BENEFITS - WHO
A new WHO report summarizing evidence on the health effects of green space in urban areas shows that green spaces offer numerous public health benefits, including psychological relaxation and stress reduction, enhanced physical activity and a potential reduction in exposure to – among other harmful urban factors – air pollution, noise and excessive heat.