Landscape Architecture Australia, February 2014

Landscape Architecture Australia, February 2014

Landscape Architecture Australia

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


Lonsdale Street Redevelopment by TCL/BKK partnership.
Archive | Cameron Bruhn | 31 Jan 2014

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Sydney Road, Brunswick Victoria.
Discussion | Lucy Salt | 25 Jun 2014

All eyes on the street: Crime prevention through design

A discussion about crime prevention through environmental design (CPTED).

View of the block housing from one of the artificial hills.
Discussion | Scott Hawken | 3 Mar 2014

Sydney Olympic Park 2030 The city in a park

Initially hampered by its mono-functional program, the Sydney Olympic Park is only now beginning to resemble a durable urban precinct.

Aerial view of Londscale Street in Central Dandenong. Streetscaping by Taylor Cullity Lethlean and BKK Architects.
Projects | Beau Beza | 4 Jul 2014

Revitalising Central Dandenong

A $290 million urban renewal initiative aimed at revitalizing central Dandenong.

The provision of seating responds to the site’s northern exposure.
Projects | Julian Bolleter | 5 May 2014

Brookfield Place

A pragmatic urban plaza by Hassell facilitates social richness in an otherwise corporate address.

Queensland Maple and Brown Penda decking from the site were recycled into the new built structures.
Projects | Peter Skinner | 20 Jun 2014

Cairns Foreshore Development

A landmark collaborative project led by the landscape architecture team at RPS.

The graphic surface of the multipurpose area allows for a variety of sports and activities to occur simultaneously.
Projects | Bonnie Grant | 24 Jun 2014

Box Hill Gardens Multipurpose Area

A sport and recreation space by Aspect Studios doubles as a backyard for local residents.

The porte-cochère at the convention centre entrance provides shade and shelter for visitors and staff arriving and leaving the plaza.
Projects | Suzanne Kyte | 1 Jul 2014

The Plaza at the Brisbane Showgrounds

A generous, layered events space for the RNA Showgrounds Regeneration Project by Lat27.

A composition of Washington palms perforates the paved area at the entrance to the pool.
Projects | Julian Raxworthy | 27 Jun 2014

Prince Alfred Park

Sue Barnsley Design and Neeson Murcutt Architects’ upgrade of Sydney’s Prince Alfred Park + Pool.