Army of trees to fight urban heat in western Sydney

REALMstudios' Rosemeadow project has been featured in ArchitectureAU's industry news this week.


"The NSW government will plant 2,000 trees in one of Sydney’s hottest suburbs as part of a trial project aimed at combatting the urban heat island effect. Rosemeadow in south-west Sydney has an estimated tree canopy coverage of just 5.63 percent, one of the lowest in greater Sydney. Through the Rosemeadow Demonstration Project, the state’s planning department will explore ways to achieve its 40 percent canopy target by planting trees on public land, including streets, schools, open spaces, and around stormwater overland flow infrastructure."


Read the full article here.

For more information please visit the project page here.