Tasmania’s “dark history” is the centrepiece of the MONA’s vision for the redevelopment Macquarie Point, designed by Fender Katsalidis and Rush Wright.
The Victorian government has introduced mandatory height controls and policies encouraging dwelling diversity for Fishermans Bend.
Two New Zealand public space projects have won awards in the 2016 World Architecture Festival awards.
The Australian Garden History Society is seeking papers for its 2017 conference to be held Sunday 29 October in Hamilton Gardens, Hamilton-Waikato, New Zealand.
A design team with a philosophy based on the “idea of continuum” has been appointed for the expansion of Arthur Boyd’s Riversdale property in New South Wales.
The Greater Sydney Commission has released a draft amendment of its 40-year vision for Greater Sydney and the first 20-year draft District Plans for public comment.
Two projects in Western Australia could see the German Baugruppen model of cooperative housing introduced in the state.
11 entries were awarded by the PIA at the 2016 New South Wales Awards for Planning Excellence.
13 entries were awarded by the PIA at the 2016 Queensland Awards for Planning Excellence.
9 entries were awarded by the PIA at the 2016 Western Australian Awards for Planning Excellence.
A new book titled Planning for Coexistence? aims to connect urban planners and Indigenous communities and help the two work together effectively.
Ten entries were awarded by the PIA at the 2016 Victorian Awards for Planning Excellence.
City of Greater Bendigo wins award at Victorian planning awards for its involvement in mosque crisis
The 2016 PIA Victorian Awards for Planning Excellence were announced at a ceremony on Friday 4 November at RMIT University’s Swanston Academic Building in Melbourne.
The Planning Institute of Australia has elected Laura Murray as its new Victorian president.
The Australian Institute of Landscape Architects has recognized 40 projects in eleven categories at the 2016 National Landscape Architecture Awards.
The Planning Institute of Australia has advocated for the role of planning in improving housing affordability across the nation.
Taylor Cullity Lethlean has unveiled its designs for a beachfront precinct in Yeppoon, on the Capricorn Coast in central Queensland.
Randwick City Council has announced the winner of the $300k Kensington to Kingsford international ideas competition.
A design team led by CHROFI has won the national design competition for a new conservatory in the Australian National Botanic Gardens, Canberra.
Six entries have been recognized in the 2016 Australian Urban Design Awards.
Marc Treib will present a public lecture in Melbourne titled “The Landscapes of Isamu Noguchi: The Garden as Sculpture.”
An independent group seeks to identify proposals for the 225,000 square metres of open space that elevated rail will deliver.
Thirty-seven entries have been shortlisted in the 2016 Australian Urban Design Awards.
Australian Prime Minister Malcolm Turnbull has announced his patronage of the Australian Urban Design Awards.
Australia- and Spain-based architecture firm SMAR Architecture Studio has won first place in an international competition to design the new €25-million ($36.8-million) Science Island in Lithuania.
A national architectural design competition has been launched for the $50 million redevelopment of Frankston railway station in Melbourne’s south-east.
The South Australian government and Adelaide City Council have pledged their support to a national campaign to increase green spaces in cities.
Aspect Studios has won an international ideas competition to transform the Tenderloin district in San Francisco, California, with a scheme described as “an antidote to everyday life.”
Two exhibitions currently on show at the State Library of NSW celebrate historic and contemporary Australian garden design.
The four shortlisted designs in the Kensington and Kingsford: K2K Urban Design Competition have been revealed.
The Australian Institute of Landscape Architects (AILA) has announced its new board of directors, with three women among the five board members elected.
Visit the landscapes, natural and man-made, that influenced Australia’s burgeoning Impressionist artists from the late 1880s.
The City of Parramatta has released updated concept designs for Parramatta Square’s 20,000-square-metre public domain, the key project in a $2-billion urban renewal development in Sydney.
The Victorian government has released the draft vision and framework for a 56-hectare urban renewal area in North Melbourne.
McGregor Coxall has appointed Christian Borchert, Tom Rivard and David Knights to its senior design team.
Amanda Levete Architects’ 2015 MPavilion has been relocated to its permanent home at a new park designed by landscape architecture firm MALA.
The winners of the seventh annual Intergrain Timber Vision Awards have been announced.
The Royal Botanic Gardens Victoria is seeking ideas from the public for a new 20-year masterplan for the Melbourne Gardens.
A preview of the August 2016 issue of Landscape Architecture Australia.
A rezoning plan to transform a former heavy rail line into public parks and a plaza has been submitted for assessment.