Tag: Garden

Vaucluse Garden by Jane Irwin Landscape Architecture with Bates Landscape.
Award | Editorial Desk AAU | 31 Jul 2020

2020 Houses Awards: Garden or Landscape

In this winning garden, the dramatic clifftop scenery is carefully calibrated into a series of episodic encounters.

The entry courtyard is a mix of shades of grey and green that highlights various foliage textures, with a ground layer of travertine pavers over sandstone river pebbles.
Projects | Ricky Ray Ricardo | 18 May 2018

Foliage fervour: Bungalow Garden Rooms

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.

Initial planting at South Highlands Botanic Gardens, Bowral.
News | Patrick Hunn | 25 May 2017

Five architects to compete for design of visitor centre for regional NSW botanic garden

Five prominent architecture practices will submit designs for a visitor centre for a relatively young botanic garden in rural NSW.

The Mojave Rock Ranch, just north of Joshua Tree National Park in the USA, is the project of Troy Williams and Gino Dreese, landscape architects and garden builders.

Mojave Rock Ranch: An arid zone jewel

Michael Wright and Catherine Rush visit a spectacular high-altitude, dry-climate garden in the south-west of the USA.

Triangular geometries and concrete walls retain layers of rocky shale.
Projects | Scott Hawken | 24 Nov 2014

Banking biodiversity: The Australian Plantbank Garden

A new plant conservation laboratory presents an infrastructure that is critical to the task of banking Australia’s diverse flora.

The path system allows for unexpected juxtapositions.
Projects | Sueanne Ware | 30 Oct 2014

Strangely familiar: Mount Penang Gardens

The Mount Penang Gardens are considered an enduring and radical contribution to public garden design in Australia.

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.

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.

Aerial view over the entire Australian Garden near Cranbourne in Victoria.
Projects | Kate Gamble | 11 Sep 2014

The Australian Garden

A spectacular garden by Taylor Cullity Lethlean and Paul Thompson explores the Australian identity.

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.

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.

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

Garden Voices

This book celebrates the contribution of talented Australian garden designers.

Photos from the 1990s: Slit drums from Vanuatu.
Projects | Neil Hobbs | 14 Oct 2013

National Gallery of Australia Sculpture Garden

Thirty years after planting, this serpentine trail is now a destination in its own right.

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