Landscape Architecture Australia, August 2010

Landscape Architecture Australia, August 2010

Landscape Architecture Australia

Reviews, news and opinions on landscape architecture, urban design and planning.


The approved headland park and northern cove concept plan.
Discussion | Richard Weller | 1 Aug 2010

Barangaroo – can it work?

This Sydney development proposal has attracted controversy and debate but can it attract investment and provide public space?

Victoria Square’s arbours are designed to connect and enclose the space.
Projects | Warwick Keates | 1 Aug 2010

Victoria Square masterplan

Long viewed as dysfunctional and underdeveloped, Adelaide’s central public space gets a thorough collaborative makeover.

Royal Park
Report | Dimity Reed | 1 Aug 2010

Royal Park

The demons and dramas besetting Melbourne’s Royal Park – not to mention the drought.

More articles

In the heart of the city’s nightlife zone, Northbridge Piazza is helping Perth shrug off the self-inflicted tag of “dullsville.”
Report | Richard Weller | 1 Aug 2010

Public Perth

The density of Australia’s western capital is increasing, and with it the realization that its public space must be better designed.

The former public school buildings are heritage listed, and have been thoughtfully incorporated into the new design.
Projects | Mark Tyrrell | 28 Oct 2011

National Centre of Indigenous Excellence

A world-class sporting and educational complex is the latest addition to Redfern’s slowly growing community facilities.

The walk entrance is where Botany Bay’s heavy industrial present merges with its indigenous past.
Report | Emma Sheppard-Simms | 1 Aug 2010

Burrawang walk

A new interpretive trail at Kamay Botany Bay National Park.

The parkland’s pavilions house a wide range of functions, including a gallery, an outdoor performance stage and council offices.
Report | Tempe MacGowan | 1 Aug 2010

Southport Broadwater Parklands

The Gold Coast comes of age with a civic space that provides an alternative to theme parks.

Skateboarder Jack Crook performs a switch crooked grind at “the new benchmark for intergenerational public spaces in australia.”
Report | Julian Bull | 1 Aug 2010

Geelong Youth Activities Area

Convic proves that a well-designed skate parks can serve the greater public and breathe new life into overlooked precincts.