Landscape Architecture Australia, May 2014

Landscape Architecture Australia, May 2014

Landscape Architecture Australia

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


Medhurst garden by Tract Consultants.
Archive | Cameron Bruhn | 5 May 2014

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The above-ground concrete pool was designed by architects James Stockwell and Jonathan Temple.
Projects | Laura Harding | 29 Jul 2014

Forest Edge Garden

In a bushland clearing high above the Hunter Valley, a sublime garden by Jane Irwin.

Jane Irwin: Hands on
People | 29 Jul 2014

Jane Irwin: Hands on

Landscape architect Jane Irwin talks about her practice and process.

The horizontal planes of the house contrast with the ragged verticality of the nearby eucalyptus grove.
Projects | Catherin Bull | 12 Aug 2014

The garden at Medhurst

A contemporary take on modernist landscape design by Tract Consultants in Victoria’s Yarra Valley.

Looking back at the house from across the dam.
Projects | Dianne Firth | 8 Sep 2014


Fresh Landscape Design has transformed a drought-ravaged property outside of Canberra into a resilient garden.

Dramatic rocks tower from Circular ponds in the water feature by artist Ashika Ostapkowicz.
Projects | Anne Latreille | 15 Sep 2014

Mount Eliza Garden

An artful composition by landscape architects Sinatra Murphy on Victoria’s Mornington Peninsula.

A crisp plane of paving is positioned within a square of four plane trees.
Projects | Ray Edgar | 24 Sep 2014

Zinc House

A contemporary pared-back garden that elides the distinction between gallery space and domestic living.

Lush tropical plantings at the rear of the garden are reflected on the pool’s surface.
Projects | Tanya Wood | 16 Sep 2014

Parsley Bay Garden

This lush Sydney villa garden is enriched by a collection of bespoke artworks.

The bedroom courtyard is structured around an elegant reflective pool in the Adelaide villa garden.
Projects | Aylwen Dennis | 15 Aug 2014

Two Adelaide Villas

A contemporary play on Renaissance and other historic garden styles.

Kate Cullity: Maker's mark
People | 25 Aug 2014

Kate Cullity: Maker’s mark

Interview with Kate Cullity – landscape architect, environmental artist, head of TCL’s Adelaide office.

The Kee garden by Craig Burton.
Discussion | Howard Tanner | 31 Jul 2014

Garden Voices

This book celebrates the contribution of talented Australian garden designers.