Landscape Architecture Australia, May 2013

Landscape Architecture Australia, May 2013

Landscape Architecture Australia

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


The National Arboretum Canberra by Taylor Cullity Lethlean in association with Tonkin Zulaikha Greer Architects.
Archive | Cameron Bruhn | 26 Apr 2013

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With the nation’s capital celebrating its centenary this year, Landscape Architecture Australia’s May issue surveys the people, projects and issues – past and present – …

Canberra’s centenary
Discourse | Neil Hobbs | 24 May 2013

Canberra’s centenary

Neil Hobbs looks back and forward at the evolution of Australia’s national capital for a special issue of Landscape Architecture Australia.

Bruce and Stuart Mackenzie
People | Ella Doney | 8 Oct 2013

Bruce and Stuart Mackenzie

Legendary landscape architect Bruce Mackenzie and his son Stuart discuss city-making.

Cracks in the Canberra masterplan
Review | Yolande Norris | 28 Nov 2013

Cracks in the Canberra masterplan

Has Canberra become the unlikely city of opportunity for designers to dream, interpret and make change?

The campus and Reconciliation Place. Questacon is on the right and the NGA view corridor is revealed through the removal of Enid Lyons St.
People | Magdalene Keaney | 19 Nov 2013

Humanities and Science Campus Place: ‘People friendly’

Michael Spackman and Andrew Nimmo on making this civilizing public space.

Spaces are controlled and formal along Kendall Lane.
Projects | Sueanne Ware | 23 Sep 2013

New Acton Precinct

Canberra’s New Acton Precinct incorporates art, retail, hospitality facilities and apartment complexes.

Patterns in the landscape are more visible in these early years.
Projects | Philip Thalis | 27 Aug 2013

The National Arboretum Canberra

A grand dream realized by Taylor Cullity Lethlean with Tonkin Zulaikha Greer Architects.

Canberra Central Parklands: R G Menzies walk traces the shoreline of Lake Burley Griffin.
Practice | Catherine Neilson | 15 Nov 2013

A singular vision, three strands of government

Three Canberra projects by Oxigen demonstrate challenges and success in working with three strands of government.

Making Landscape Architecture in Australia by Andrew Saniga.
Review | Christopher Vernon | 25 Jun 2013

Making Landscape Architecture

In a remarkable act of recovery, this book by Andrew Saniga unearths the history of landscape architecture in Australia.

Photos from the 1990s: Slit drums from Vanuatu.
Projects | Neil Hobbs | 14 Oct 2013

National Gallery of Australia Sculpture Garden

Thirty years after planting, this serpentine trail is now a destination in its own right.