Landscape Architecture Australia, November 2014

Landscape Architecture Australia, November 2014

Landscape Architecture Australia

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


Detroit: where to from here?
Archive | Cameron Bruhn | 17 Oct 2014

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Northumberlandia, or “The Lady of the North,” is an enormous land sculpture by Charles Jencks depicting a female figure made from the spoil of a former coalmine in Northumberland, UK.
Discussion | Matt Baida | 23 Feb 2015

Healing Wounded Landscapes

Offsetting the negative social and economic effects that mine closure has on our regional communities.


A cascading steel mesh staircase is bolted onto a rock face adjacent to the MacKenzie River.
Projects | Ricky Ray Ricardo | 16 Oct 2014

Of Stone and steel: MacKenzie Falls Precinct

A bold yet highly site-specific gesture rarely seen in Australian national parks and conservation areas.

More articles

Australian War Memorial, Canberra.
Discussion | Gareth Collins | 16 Feb 2015

World Wars and Landscape Architecture

One hundred years since the beginning of World War I, how has war influenced the evolution of the landscape architecture?

Splashes of intense colour enliven the space as seen from the air.
Projects | Kate Gamble | 16 Feb 2015

Cultural infusion: Dandenong Civic Square

A colourful new civic square in Dandenong offers a welcoming and intimate space to its diverse community.

A continuous landscape character is woven through the Fiona Stanley Hospital precinct, connecting courtyards, plazas, parklands, rooftops and bushland.
Projects | Tinka Sack | 18 Mar 2015

Botanical remedy: Fiona Stanley Hospital landscapes

Perth’s new hospital provides many well-crafted landscapes that service the needs and moods of patients and visitors alike.