Tag: Landscape

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.

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.

The law faculty square acts as a dynamic thoroughfare and a space for relaxation through the tight integration of lawn plinths and hardscape desire lines.
Archive | Scott Hawken | 7 Oct 2014

The University of Sydney

The reshaped public Domains of the Camperdown and Darlington campuses are the outcome of a 2003 international competition.

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.

Australian Garden, Taylor Culity Lethlean
News | 22 Sep 2014

2014 Festival of Landscape Architecture

Innovators to hold an open conversation on the future of landscape architecture at 2014 Forecast festival.

Interview: DIRT Studio's Julie Bargmann
People | 22 Sep 2014

Interview: DIRT Studio’s Julie Bargmann

Do post-industrial landscapes have a value beyond ‘ruin porn’? Julie Bargmann thinks so.

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.

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.

Freefall by Bligh Tanner, a proposed installation at the National Arboretum.
News | Linda Cheng | 26 Aug 2014


Bligh Tanner wins national ideas competition for a major sculptural installation at the National Arboretum.

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 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.

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

Garden Voices

This book celebrates the contribution of talented Australian garden designers.

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.

Ballast Point Park by McGregor Coxall.
News | 10 Jul 2014

Rosa Barba finalists

Two Australian practices shortlisted at 2014 Rosa Barba International Landscape Prize.

Aerial view of Londscale Street in Central Dandenong. Streetscaping by Taylor Cullity Lethlean and BKK Architects.
Projects | Beau Beza | 4 Jul 2014

Revitalising Central Dandenong

A $290 million urban renewal initiative aimed at revitalizing central Dandenong.

The porte-cochère at the convention centre entrance provides shade and shelter for visitors and staff arriving and leaving the plaza.
Projects | Suzanne Kyte | 1 Jul 2014

The Plaza at the Brisbane Showgrounds

A generous, layered events space for the RNA Showgrounds Regeneration Project by Lat27.

Landscape Architecture Australia issues 142 and 143.
Talks | 30 Jun 2014

Landscape Architecture Australia Launch

Celebrate the release of the second of two Landscape Architecture Australia issues on contemporary gardens.

A composition of Washington palms perforates the paved area at the entrance to the pool.
Projects | Julian Raxworthy | 27 Jun 2014

Prince Alfred Park

Sue Barnsley Design and Neeson Murcutt Architects’ upgrade of Sydney’s Prince Alfred Park + Pool.

The graphic surface of the multipurpose area allows for a variety of sports and activities to occur simultaneously.
Projects | Bonnie Grant | 24 Jun 2014

Box Hill Gardens Multipurpose Area

A sport and recreation space by Aspect Studios doubles as a backyard for local residents.

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