2018 National Landscape Architecture Awards: Award of Excellence for Land Management

The Living Knowledge Stream Design Guidance for Curtin University by Syrinx Environmental

Jury citation:

Songlines connect places to people and inform us how to sustain ourselves in someone else’s Country. This in-depth study for Curtin University interprets two songlines and integrates Indigenous knowledge into meaningful design outcomes for all people.

The design team has created an exemplary standard for design guidance, successfully encompassing the social, cultural, physical and spiritual elements that determine community and environmental wellbeing. The landscape architects and client are to be commended for their broad vision. In revealing the richness of the local ecological and cultural landscape, this project will ultimately underpin an exceptional contemporary university culture.

Location: Bentley (WA)

Aboriginal Nation: Whadjuk



Published online: 2 Nov 2018
Words: LandscapeAustralia Editorial Desk
Images: Syrinx Environmental


Landscape Architecture Australia, November 2018

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