Climate Futures

Climate Futures

International And Local Drivers For Green Walls And Green Roofs

Speaker: Lucy Sharman, City of Sydney
When: Tuesday 3rd June 2014, 1.00pm-2.00pm
Location: Biology tearoom E8A 280
 Time: 1.00pm-2.00pm

Abstract: In April the City of Sydney adopted their Green Roofs and Walls Policy – the first of its kind in Australia.  Lucy will discuss the international and local drivers that led to the development of the City’s policy and how the City is integrating not only green roofs, but green infrastructure into city planning. Lucy will also present an overview of current research on the benefits of green roofs and the gaps in local research that are impacting on the uptake of green roofs.

Bio: Lucy is the Senior Project Officer, Green Roofs and Walls for the City of Sydney Council. Her work at the City of Sydney includes policy development, research and projects focused on increasing the number of high quality green roofs and walls for Sydney.  

Previous to City of Sydney Council Lucy worked community based projects for the Environmental Defenders Office and more recently at Marrickville Council.

Lucy has a strong background in community and stakeholder engagement, policy and program development and internal and external communications strategies and planning.

Back to the top of this page