Postgraduate Research Student Profiles

Lisa Thomson

"NOVEL ECOSYSTEMS ON THE ROOFTOP: how a rooftop garden can be a catalyst for urban and social regeneration A case study of the native urban rooftop garden, Yerrabingin, South Eveleigh, Sydney"

This research will explore the role of the urban green roof as a platform for community engagement using ecological design values and social programming, with environmental, social, aesthetic and functional benefits. Yerrabingin is situated in South Eveleigh, an area with a long industrial history and strong indigenous connections which is being revitalised as a technology precinct with strong community values.