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Landscape Architecture Australia, November 2012

Landscape Architecture Australia, November 2012

Landscape Architecture Australia

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

Practice

Liesl Malan Landscape Architects, Liesl Malan is third from right.

Liesl Malan Landscape Architects

The Bendigo-based practice of Liesl Malan Landscape Architects has a strong connection to community.

Book reviews

The Spotter's Guide to Urban Engineering Infrastructure and Technology in the Modern Landscape by Claire Barratt and Ian Whitelaw.
Review | Claire Martin | 1 Nov 2012

The Spotter’s Guide to Urban Engineering

Dealing with the essential infrastructure that underpins “modern life.”

Flood Country – An Environmental History of the Murray-Darling Basin
Review | Julian Bull | 1 Nov 2012

Flood Country

An environmental history of the Murray–Darling Basin, Australia’s best-known river system.

More articles

A lookout point on one of the former building platforms at Tudela-Culip.
Report | Sigrid Ehrmann | 1 Nov 2012

Biennial against biennial

Sigrid Ehrmann reports on the 7th European Biennial of Landscape Architecture in Barcelona (27–29 September 2012).

A naturalistic path through a London Park.
Discourse | Stephen Perry | 28 Feb 2013

Aesthetics in the landscape

Translating aesthetics into design can change people’s responses to their environment, argues Stephen Perry.

A beach area with diode seats.
Discourse | Marc Deuschle | 15 Apr 2013

Landscape architecture in the Chinese context

China’s relatively new profession of landscape architecture is finding its feet, writes Marc Deuschle.

The Green Room by Nicole Voevodin-Cash.
Review | Amy Grey | 19 Apr 2013

Kangaroo Point Park’s artwork

To mark Queensland’s 150th year, a new public park has been created, with artworks by Nicole Voevodin-Cash.

8.5m-wide footpaths now run along either side of the 13m-wide road.
Projects | Helen Norrie | 4 Mar 2013

Flinders Street (Qld) revitalization

A redevelopment of Townsville’s main street by Gamble McKinnon Green captures its historic character.

The underground tunnels provide access to Balls Head Reserve.
Projects | Joshua Zeunert | 20 Mar 2013

The Coal Loader Centre for Sustainability

A once inaccessible Sydney site is repurposed by Hassell as an environmentally sensitive community space.

Values Mapping.
Award | 14 Aug 2012

2012 AILA Australian Medal for Landscape Architecture

Walyjala-jala buru jayida jarringun buru Nyamba Yawuru ngan-ga mirli mirli, (Planning for the future: Yawuru Cultural Management Plan) by UDLA

Entrance art work by Jon Tarry's, based on an insect chrysalys.
Award | 14 Aug 2012

2012 AILA National Landscape Architecture Awards of Excellence: Design

Rio Tinto Naturescape, Kings Park & Botanic Gardens by Plan (E)

Old fencing wire used for sculptures in front of mudbrick wall.
Award | 14 Aug 2012

2012 AILA Edna Walling National Award for Residential Designed Landscapes: Design

Roogulli (Bywong NSW) by Fresh Landscape Design

Clifton Hill Railway Project Landscape by Jeavons Landscape Architects.
Award | 14 Aug 2012

2012 AILA National Landscape Architecture Award: Design

Clifton Hill Railway Project Landscape by Jeavons Landscape Architects

SW1 by Andrew Green (formerly Gamble McKinnon Green).
Award | 14 Aug 2012

2012 AILA National Landscape Architecture Award: Design

SW1 by Andrew Green (formerly Gamble McKinnon Green)

Jack Evans Boat Harbour, Tweed Heads by Aspect Studios
Award | 14 Aug 2012

2012 AILA National Landscape Architecture Award: Design

Jack Evans Boat Harbour, Tweed Heads by Aspect Studios

Pirrama Park by Aspect Studios
Award | 14 Aug 2012

2012 AILA National Landscape Architecture Award: Design

Pirrama Park by Aspect Studios

The Australian Garden and New Entry at the National Gallery of Australia by McGregor Coxall
Award | 14 Aug 2012

2012 AILA National Landscape Architecture Award: Design

The Australian Garden and New Entry at the National Gallery of Australia by McGregor Coxall

Picnic structures adjacent community entertainment precinct.
Award | 14 Aug 2012

2012 AILA National Landscape Architecture Award: Design

Robelle Domain by Vee Design

Secrets are shared with a friend.
Award | 13 Aug 2012

2012 AILA National Landscape Architecture Award: Design

Mueller Park Universal Playspace by Ecoscape (Australia) Pty Ltd

The campus and Reconciliation Place viewed from the NLA podium. Questacon is visible on the right and the NGA view corridor is revealed through the removal of Enid Lyons Street and transplanting of some 30 mature Plane Trees. The NLA water feature was restored to match its former glory. 
Award | 14 Aug 2012

2012 AILA National Landscape Architecture Award: Design

Humanities and Science Campus (Parliamentary Triangle, Canberra) by Spackman Mossop Michaels

The sublime beauty of the animals moving through water is enhanced by the simple treatment of the pools.
Award | 14 Aug 2012

2012 AILA National Landscape Architecture Award: Design

Wild Sea Exhibit, Melbourne Zoo by Taylor Cullity Lethlean

The River and Waterway Strategy.
Award | 14 Aug 2012

2012 AILA National Landscape Architecture Award of Excellence: Planning

Bingara and the Living Classroom by John Mongard Landscape Architects

Cissy Djiaween and Irene Davey collecting Terminalia ferdinandiana.
Award | 14 Aug 2012

2012 AILA National Landscape Architecture Award: Planning

Kimberley LNG Precinct Strategic Assessment: Ethnobiological Report, James Prices Point by UDLA

Masterplan.
Award | 14 Aug 2012

2012 AILA National Landscape Architecture Award: Planning

Bonner P-6 School & Aboriginal & Torres Straight Islander Learning & Cultural Centre by Harris Hobbs

Ongoing community engagement and involvement has been a hallmark. This included the planting of over 3000 sunflowers by local school children.
Award | 14 Aug 2012

2012 AILA National Landscape Architecture Award: Planning

Bendigo Botanic Gardens Master Plan by City of Bendigo

2012 AILA National Landscape Architecture Award: Land Management
Award | 14 Aug 2012

2012 AILA National Landscape Architecture Award: Land Management

Lollipop Creek by Fitzgerald Frisby Landscape Architecture

A Riverboat on the Grafton River.
Award | 14 Aug 2012

2012 AILA National Landscape Architecture Award: Planning

Clarence River Way Masterplan by Clouston Associates

A ‘rear-view’ comparison of freeway planting designs.
Award | 14 Aug 2012

2012 AILA National Landscape Architecture Award: Research and Communication

A comparative study of Melbourne’s freeway planting designs – implications for biodiversity conservation by Zoë Metherell

Location Plan.
Award | 14 Aug 2012

2012 AILA National Landscape Architecture Award: Research and Communication

Green Infrastructure by Oxigen Landscape Architects, Urban Design

Proposition for Venice Biennale 2010.
Award | 14 Aug 2012

2012 AILA National Landscape Architecture Award: Research and Communication

LESS (Local-area Envisioning and Sustainability scoring System) by Hassell

Sussex Street: trams.?Widened footpaths that also allow for the potential introduction of the CBD light rail extension.
Award | 14 Aug 2012

2012 AILA National Landscape Architecture Award: Urban Design

Chinatown Public Domain Plan by Spackman Mossop Michaels

Victoria Square/Tarndanyangga Urban Regeneration Project by Taylor Cullity Lethlean
Award | 14 Aug 2012

2012 AILA National Landscape Architecture Award: Urban Design

Victoria Square/Tarndanyangga Urban Regeneration Project by Taylor Cullity Lethlean

Review | Malcolm Snow | 1 Nov 2012

2012 AILA National Awards – Response

We live in one of the world’s most urbanized nations. Nearly eight out of ten Australians live in just seventeen cities hugging the narrow coastal strip …

Review | Donna Broun | 1 Nov 2012

2012 AILA National Awards – Response

This year’s AILA national awards have acknowledged twenty-four projects across Australia and two visionaries within the field of landscape architecture. The jury of five  was assigned …

The parkland’s central lake is surrounded by paths and lawn.
Projects | Catherin Bull | 1 Nov 2012

Roma Street Parkland

A decade after completion, this sixteen-hectare parkland is still making a significant contribution life in Brisbane.

Greg Grabasch.
People | 1 Nov 2012

Greg Grabasch answers the Kevin Taylor Questionnaire

UDLA director Greg Grabasch takes on The Kevin Taylor Questionnaire.