Landscape Architecture Australia, May 2010

Landscape Architecture Australia, May 2010

Landscape Architecture Australia

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


Laneways By George! Hidden Networks
Discussion | Natalie Ward | 1 May 2010

Laneways By George! Hidden Networks

Installations by eight interdisciplinary teams transform interconnected lanes alongside Sydney’s George Street.

Super pit #4, 2007, Edward Burtynsky, Kalgoorlie.
Discussion | Scott Hawken | 1 May 2010

Edward Burtynsky: Minescapes

Requisite viewing for the landscape architect these works capture the precarious synthesis of the natural and the artificial without judgment.

Proposal by Hassell for Jing An Park in Shanghai.
Report | Gillian Lawson | 1 May 2010

Australian Landscape Architecture in China

Landscape design and planning in china are evolving into a new and expanded field through the work of Australian practitioners.

The arrival of the Giant Pandas has been the catalyst for three significant projects at the Adelaide Zoo – the forest exhibit, entrance precinct and a new perimeter fence.
Projects | Tanya Court | 1 May 2010

Giant Pandas

The Adelaide Zoo Giant Panda Forest and Entrance precinct announce the arrival of the mega fauna pin-up for endangered species.

The memorial’s shape draws inspiration from the Taegeuk, which is featured on the South Korean flag.
Report | Natalie Ward | 1 May 2010

Korean War Memorial

A moment of peace in a suburban Sydney park pays respects to “the forgotten war”.

The luxury getaway in the Blue Mountains pampers guests with views of the world heritage-listed national park.
Report | Nicole Porter | 1 May 2010

Wolgan Valley Resort and Spa

Referencing natural and cultural landscape values this sensitive project convincingly combines conservation and luxury.

Discussion | Sigrid Ehrmann | 1 May 2010

International Green Roof Congress

Positioning Australia’s burgeoning green roof movement on a world stage.

The Paiam township is located in a remote jungle location in the Porgera district of the Enga province in central PNG.
Discussion | Tempe MacGowan | 1 May 2010

Paiam Township

The sensitivity and respect of this masterplan project have reaped rewards for all parties involved and the environment.