The South Australian government has struck a deal with United States solar power developer Solar Reserve to build the world’s largest solar thermal power plant.
Landscape architecture students at RMIT University have organized a three-day design symposium to examine the current culture of landscape architecture in Australia.
The winners of the 2017 Think Brick Awards have been announced at a gala dinner at the Crown Palladium in Melbourne.
Five designs for fantastical islands have been named equal winners of LA+ Journal’s design ideas competition for an imaginary island.
This issue goes bush to uncover a wealth of exciting projects and initiatives that thoughtfully respond to complex circumstances in regional Australia.
The winners of the Australian Institute of Landscape Architects’ South Australian Landscape Architecture Awards have been announced in Adelaide.
The winners of the 2017 New South Wales Landscape Architecture Awards were announced at the IVY Ballroom in Sydney on Thursday 27 July.
The winners of the Australian Institute of Landscape Architects’ Victorian Landscape Architecture Awards have been announced in Melbourne.
The panel of jurors is a broad representation of the various built environment professions, including architects, planners, landscape architects and urban designers.
The Land Art Generator Initiative (LAGI) has partnered with the Victorian government to stage its 2018 competition.
A new cultural tourism trail linking large-scale public artworks in Western Australia’s Wheatbelt region to be launched as part of Perth’s annual PUBLIC festival.
Announced as part of its 2017/18 budget, the new linear park on Southbank Boulevard will deliver open green space to Melbourne’s most park-deprived suburb
Tesla founder Elon Musk said that the battery is going to be the largest of its kind in the world by a significant margin.
A planned “veloway” along Footscray Road in Melbourne could expose cyclists to high levels of air pollution.
The awards seek to recognize contemporary Australian urban design projects across a range of scales – from small interventions to plans for entire suburbs.
The International Federation of Landscape Architects (IFLA) has established a new awards program aimed at increasing recognition of landscape architecture in the region.
The winners of the Australian Institute of Landscape Architects’ Queensland Landscape Architecture Awards have been announced in Brisbane.
The program is open to creative individuals or groups interested in exploring the human relationship to landscape and the civic condition.
A set of flood-resilient ferry terminals, a mammoth post-industrial renewal project and the ‘daylighting’ of an urban stream all received gongs at 2017 Good Design Awards.
LAVA has collaborated with artist Janet Laurence to create a pavilion that is both a botanical display and an “experiential” space featuring edible flowers and plant extracts.
An archaeological dig at the site of the Cato Square development has uncovered an intact footprint of a residential lifestyle that dates back to the mid-19th century.
Part of the six-tower Melbourne Square development, the 3,700-square-metre park will occupy 20 percent of the site.
A portion of a the heritage-listed Main Outfall Sewer in Melbourne’s west has been transformed into a park by GHD Woodhead and GHD.
A proposed “interpretative facility” would combine the functions of a museum, park and events space amid a 60 hectare public reserve.
Arcadia Landscape Architecture has sponsored a scholarship for an Indigenous school leaver to study landscape architecture at UNSW.
Landscape architecture website Landezine is calling on landscape architecture professionals to send submissions for the second edition of Landezine International Landscape Award (LILA).
A Brisbane student has developed a plan to transform Brisbane’s busy Riverside Expressway into a public transport and pedestrian-focused “greenway.”
14 entries were awarded by the PIA at the 2017 National Awards for Planning Excellence in Sydney on 3 May 2017.
At a time when there is significant consensus toward achieving greener cities, it’s critical that the benefits of good planting design are made clear and championed.
The Grant Associates-led design comes after a controversial court case in 2016 that found that the authority of the Planning Assessment Commission was limited by legislation affecting the Crown casino.
An ambitious ‘civic spine’ is planned for central Parramatta that will link the railway station to the Parramatta River.
The inaugural conference will be held in Melbourne and will look to implement the United Nations’ New Urban Agenda.
A new 14km cycleway will allow bicycle commuters from Melbourne’s western suburbs to travel express to the CBD.
The Deputy Premier’s Award for Urban Design recognises contemporary Queensland urban design projects of the highest quality and encourages cities, towns and communities across Queensland to strive for best practice in all projects.
Green Flag Awards are given to parks that demonstrate high horticultural standards, cleanliness, sustainability, community involvement and a warm welcome.
The City of Stonnington council has revealed designs for a new park in place of what is currently a carpark in Melbourne’s Prahran, designed by Lyons Architecture and Aspect Studios.
Victoria’s planning minister has approved a $1.2 billion five-tower development in Docklands, which was unanimously rejected by the City of Melbourne and described as a “visually dominant wall.”
The Australian National University (ANU) will construct a “pop-up village” at the heart of its Canberra campus, while it awaits the $220-million redevelopment.
The Victorian government has introduced new planning controls for a 42-kilometre stretch of the Yarra River corridor.
The City of Sydney has awarded Danish architect and urban designer Jan Gehl the key to the city.