Landscape Architecture Australia, May 2015

Landscape Architecture Australia, May 2015

Landscape Architecture Australia

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


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Archive | Cameron Bruhn | 4 May 2015

LAA 146 preview

Landscape Architecture Australia 146 preview


Bridge Road in Richmond, Victoria was once popular as a fashion outlet-shopping destination. Recent changes to consumer habits have seen its vacancy rate spike.
Discussion | Lucy Salt | 13 Aug 2015

A New High

Tract Consultants, Melbourne School of Design and the City of Yarra look at how to reinvent languishing main streets.

Aerial view of Centennial Park, Sydney.
Discussion | Barbara Schaffer | 29 Oct 2015

Green Visions: Nature as infrastructure

Recent industry campaigns and major policy documents promote nature’s critical role in supporting health and wellbeing.

Twin valve houses complement the massive structure of the dam wall.
Discussion | Lee Andrews | 7 Aug 2015

Creation of a Monumental Landscape

Melbourne’s Maroondah Reservoir was the first reservoir project in Victoria to incorporate public parkland into its design.


Wondrous engagement: Natalie Jeremijenko
People | Claire Martin | 27 Aug 2015

Wondrous engagement: Natalie Jeremijenko

Natalie Jeremijenko speaks about her projects of “wondrous engagement” including urban zip lines and luxury housing for lobsters.


Lush, tropical vegetation is fast enveloping the steel arbour in the Secret Garden.
Projects | Catherin Bull | 19 Aug 2015

Lady Cilento Hospital landscapes

For Brisbane’s new Lady Cilento Children’s Hospital, Conrad Gargett created an impressive suite of rooftop gardens full of drama and novelty.

An aerial view looking north over Sydney’s central business district.
Discussion | Scott Hawken | 26 Oct 2015

The New Chinatown: Sydney’s southern CBD

The cluster of mega-developments emerging at the southern end of Sydney’s central business district.

Field Trip

The Marsyangdi River between the village of Pisang and the town Manang, with the mountain peak Annapurna III in the background.
The World | Anton Malishev | 25 May 2017

Annapurna Circuit

Exploring the natural and cultural landscapes along one of Nepal’s most popular hiking trails.

More articles

Monument Park sits between Victoria Harbour and the new McBride Charles Ryan-designed development The Quays.
Projects | Andrew Mackenzie | 26 Aug 2015

Ghost town: Monument Park

Callum Morton, Oculus and McBride Charles Ryan deliver an engaging new public artwork in Melbourne’s Docklands worthy of a visit.