A series of diverse, textural and dynamic “garden rooms” are the result of a close collaboration between architect and landscape architect and celebrate a life lived outdoors.
John Wardle Architects’ design for the National Gallery of Victoria’s inaugural Summer Architecture Commission nods to Melbourne’s modernist past, while also speaking to the new and emerging.
Dock4 Architects has successfully configured this school sports pavilion in suburban Hobart to accommodate a broader community.
Occupying a former landfill site, the Sydney Park Water Re-use Project by Turf Design Studio and Environmental Partnership is an impressive fusion of design, science, art and ecology.
Sandra Kaji-O’Grady previews Vo Trong Nghia Architects’ pavilion Green Ladder, Sherman Contemporary Art Foundation’s 2016 Fugitive Structures commission.
Bruce Mackenzie examines the design thinking, vegetation, soil science and collaboration that created Barangaroo Reserve.
Aspect Studios and CHROFI create an elevated, pedestrian-scale linear park in Sydney that maintains a constant level of public life.
A project in Victoria’s Latrobe Valley offers a happy intervention to a region facing serious economic and social challenges.
The Ian Potter Sculpture Court at Monash University’s Caulfield campus is a place of stillness and calm.
In the inner-city Brisbane suburb of New Farm, Landscapology presents a compelling vision of a new-century rural garden.
Callum Morton, Oculus and McBride Charles Ryan deliver an engaging new public artwork in Melbourne’s Docklands worthy of a visit.
A playspace by Aspect Studios at a historic mill leads the revitalization of Port Adelaide’s post-industrial waterfront.
Fremantle’s Esplanade Youth Plaza successfully balances youth recreational activities with family space.
A colourful new civic square in Dandenong offers a welcoming and intimate space to its diverse community.
The Mount Penang Gardens are considered an enduring and radical contribution to public garden design in Australia.
Plan E has delivered a play area in Perth’s Kings Park with the specific aim of reconnecting children with nature.
A bold yet highly site-specific gesture rarely seen in Australian national parks and conservation areas.
A semipermanent intervention on the front lawn of Tasmania’s MONA by Monash University’s Design-Make program.
A contemporary pared-back garden that elides the distinction between gallery space and domestic living.
This lush Sydney villa garden is enriched by a collection of bespoke artworks.
An artful composition by landscape architects Sinatra Murphy on Victoria’s Mornington Peninsula.
A spectacular garden by Taylor Cullity Lethlean and Paul Thompson explores the Australian identity.
Fresh Landscape Design has transformed a drought-ravaged property outside of Canberra into a resilient garden.
A pavilion by Lahznimmo Architects brings the glamour back to Tamarama beach in Sydney.
A contemporary play on Renaissance and other historic garden styles.
A contemporary take on modernist landscape design by Tract Consultants in Victoria’s Yarra Valley.
In a bushland clearing high above the Hunter Valley, a sublime garden by Jane Irwin.
A $290 million urban renewal initiative aimed at revitalizing central Dandenong.
A generous, layered events space for the RNA Showgrounds Regeneration Project by Lat27.
Sue Barnsley Design and Neeson Murcutt Architects’ upgrade of Sydney’s Prince Alfred Park + Pool.