Landscape Architecture Australia, November 2013

Landscape Architecture Australia, November 2013

Landscape Architecture Australia

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


Williams Landing by MDG Landscape Architects.
Archive | Cameron Bruhn | 6 Nov 2013

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Creating communities, with guest editors Kirsten Bauer and Adrian Marshall.

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Woomera Village, South Australia in the 1950s.
Discourse | Andrew Saniga | 28 May 2014

Charting a new landscape

The evolution of suburban residential living in Australia.

The town centre of Elizabeth as it is today.
Discourse | Jo Russell-Clarke | 26 Mar 2014

The expanding fluoro-coloured elephant in the room

The City of Playford in South Australia has become home to “Australia’s most innovative residential renewal project”.

The vacant public spaces in Aurora signal a need for occupation.
Projects | Helen Day | 11 Jun 2014


A six-hundred-hectare flagship development in Melbourne’s north by Place Victoria, seven years on.

Planting is layered and massed, using indigenous species.
Projects | Marcus Baumgart | 15 Apr 2014

Saltwater Coast

Tract Consultants used landscape as the starting point for this new residential subdivision.

North Lakes was developed by Stockland and expects a final population figure of around 25,000.
Projects | Mark Fuller | 28 May 2014

North Lakes and Fitzgibbon Chase

In South East Queensland, two master-planned communities are spearheading regional growth.

Robust seating walls, lawn embankments and park facilities have created a popular new waterfront.
Projects | Linda Corkery | 29 Apr 2014

The Ponds

A sustainable residential development with landscape architecture by Clouston Associates.

The entrance sign to Williams Landing replicates a large riveted aileron jutting out of the ground, referencing the site’s aeronautical history.
Projects | Julian Bull | 4 Jun 2014

Williams Landing

A new residential development on the site of a former airfield base in south-west Melbourne.

Spread from Made in Australia: The future of Australian cities.
Review | Adrian McGregor | 2 May 2014

Made in Australia: The future of our cities

Richard Weller and Julian Bolleter postulate how our cities might accommodate predicted urban growth.

Designing to Heal: Planning and Urban Design Response to Disaster and Conflict
Review | Deborah Kuh | 20 Apr 2014

Designing to Heal

As designers we aspire to know more, and to know better, than the client. After all, that is why we are hired. This aspiration also …