Landscape Architecture Australia, August 2014

Landscape Architecture Australia, August 2014

Landscape Architecture Australia

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


The Australian Garden by Taylor Cullity Lethlean and Paul Thompson.
Archive | 25 Jul 2014

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This issue of Landscape Architecture Australia places a critical frame around the work of landscape architects in the creation, ideation and custodianship of public gardens …

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Aerial view over the entire Australian Garden near Cranbourne in Victoria.
Projects | Kate Gamble | 11 Sep 2014

The Australian Garden

A spectacular garden by Taylor Cullity Lethlean and Paul Thompson explores the Australian identity.

Landscape Architect Perry Lethlean of Taylor Cullity Lethlean.
People | Catherin Bull | 11 Nov 2014

Stories of place: Perry Lethlean

Perry Lethlean of Taylor Cullity Lethlean talks to Catherin Bull about narrative, place and the New Civic in contemporary public gardens.

The path system allows for unexpected juxtapositions.
Projects | Sueanne Ware | 30 Oct 2014

Strangely familiar: Mount Penang Gardens

The Mount Penang Gardens are considered an enduring and radical contribution to public garden design in Australia.

Interview: Anton James
People | 27 Jan 2015

Interview: Anton James

Anton James of JMD Design is an accomplished and highly regarded landscape architect and artist with more than twenty years experience in the profession.

Entrance artwork by Jon Tarry, based on an insect chrysalis.
Projects | Julian Bolleter | 23 Oct 2014

Child’s play: Rio Tinto Naturescape

Plan E has delivered a play area in Perth’s Kings Park with the specific aim of reconnecting children with nature.

Triangular geometries and concrete walls retain layers of rocky shale.
Projects | Scott Hawken | 24 Nov 2014

Banking biodiversity: The Australian Plantbank Garden

A new plant conservation laboratory presents an infrastructure that is critical to the task of banking Australia’s diverse flora.

Andrew Laidlaw: People and plants
People | 20 Jan 2015

Interview: Andrew Laidlaw

Andrew Laidlaw is a significant figure and has worked on numerous public gardens throughout Victoria and internationally.