Landscape Architecture Australia, August 2013

Landscape Architecture Australia, August 2013

Landscape Architecture Australia

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


Larapinta Trail Campsites by Neeson Murcutt Architects.
Archive | 26 Jul 2013

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Connecting People and Place This issue of Landscape Architecture Australia explores the role and approach of landscape architects when engaging with the public and communities …

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A group discussion gets underway among members of the Warburton Studio.
People | 15 Oct 2013

The Warburton Studio: An education perspective

Jeremy Macmath and Ben Proudfoot interviewed about their landscape approach.

Karawara Community Open Space Masterplan (Collaborative Action Plan) by City of South Perth.
Discourse | Daniel Firns and Greg Grabasch | 6 Mar 2014

Connecting People to Place

Exploring the role and approach of landscape architects engaging with communities.

Games Night
People | Amy Grey | 18 Feb 2014

Games Night

A fun-filled urban tactic brings Brisbanites back into King George Square.

A photograph of the Diepsloot focus area.
People | 11 Dec 2013

Diepsloot slum upgrade by Global Studio

Landscape Architecture Australia talks to Mark Tyrrell about a Global Studio project in Johannesburg.

Team X’s “Urban Cision” at the Urban Realities: Landscape Urbanism three-day design challenge.

Event tactics in landscape architecture

How small interactions in the landscape are generating urban change.

An aerial photograph of the Broome coast.
Report | Peter Yu | 20 Mar 2014

“Liyan in the cultural and natural estate”

The Yawuru native title determination in and around Broome WA, offers opportunities for the local community.

Sharing Space student Katherine Potter’s work.
Discourse | Grant Revell | 15 Jan 2014

Ecology of wellbeing

An eco-political approach to landscape architecture education at the University of Western Australia.

An aerial shot showing stage 1 and 2 of Blaxland Riverside Park.
Review | David Martin and Andrew Ferris | 7 Feb 2014

Going Glocal: A new era for public parks

Blaxland Riverside Park embodies the growing engagement between community and designers.

Aboriginal spirtuality is linked to the land and the concept of the dreaming, which includes a story about how the rainbow serpent formed mountains and rivers.
Discourse | David M. Deeley | 12 Feb 2014

Design dialogue: The oldest way

Landscape ecologist David Deeley urges a listening to the ancient Indigenous wisdom of land and people.

Pallet Pavilion offered a temporary venue for music and cultural events.

The Pallet Pavilion

A temporary venue for public events in Christchurch by the charitable trust, Gap Filler.

Community group VISION 2020 collaborates with John Mongard Landscape Architects onsite through a process running that has been running over six years.
Projects | Suzanne Kyte | 20 Jan 2014

Bingara’s living classroom

John Mongard Landscape Architects and the NSW Bingara community strategize to future-proof the town.

As part of arts festival True North, thirty trees were wrapped in coloured cotton rope.
Projects | Elizabeth Cummins | 13 Feb 2014

Everything Except Walk

Pollen Studio’s coloured rope work ushers in the 2014 True North Reservoir Arts Festival in Melbourne.

Nick’s Camp, near Simpsons Gap, named in honour of the late Nick Murcutt.
Projects | Katelin Butler | 29 Nov 2013

Larapinta Trail Campsites

Neeson Murcutt’s semi-permanent shelters along the Red Centre trail to Uluru.

Kibera Public Space Project 01 site in 2006, before the Kounkuey Design Initiative began.
Projects | Mark Tyrrell | 26 Feb 2014

Kibera Public Space Project

Kounkuey Design Initiative in Kibera, Kenya: Transforming a polluted river corridor.

The School of Life pop-up space was almost entirely constructed by volunteers on a small budget.
Discourse | 9 Apr 2014

Design as a process of enablement

Lucinda Hartley identifies a number of emerging challenges and looks at how landscape architects can respond.

Auckland’s Jellicoe Street, North Wharf Promenade and Silo Park, by Taylor Cullity Lethlean with Wraight + Associates.
Review | Scott Adams | 15 Aug 2013

2013 IFLA World Congress

The 50th International Federation of Landscape Architects World Congress.

The Biggest Estate on Earth: How Aborigines Made Australia
Review | Claire Martin | 14 Aug 2013

The Biggest Estate on Earth

Claire Martin reviews Bill Gammage’s ambitious book on how Aborigines made Australia.