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2012 AILA National Landscape Architecture Award: Design

Robelle Domain by Vee Design

Client: Ipswich City Council

Jury comment

This master-planned residential development embraces natural drainage lines to manage flood events and cleanse stormwater in a way that enhances the development of public open space. Robelle Domain identifies the needs of the greater Ipswich community and delivers a network of linear trails with external and internal connections to passive and active recreational spaces through a variety of landscaped treatments that replicate natural landscape typologies.

Robelle Domain is a sound, working example for the future integration of natural systems with recreational needs for communities.

See our review of this project in Landscape Architecture Australia 132.

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Published online: 14 Aug 2012
Images: Christopher Frederick Jones, David Hatherly

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Landscape Architecture Australia, November 2012

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