Peter Bennetts studied photography at RMIT. He has since travelled all over the world, first photographing environmental features and then the constructed environment.
Melbourne-based, he’s a globe-roaming architectural photographer whose work appears in internationally acclaimed publications. His concerns include documenting Tuvalu, a country that is vulnerable to rising sea levels.
A new stadium and expansive parklands along the shores of Perth’s Swan River distil the essence of their Western Australian surrounds, offering multiple opportunities to engage with narratives of place.
| Landscape Australia spoke with two key members of the Hassell project team that worked on the Optus Stadium precinct – Anthony Brookfield (principal landscape architect) and Hannah Galloway (design and documentation team lead) – about process, collaboration and collective experience.
From the conscious chaos of the Towers Road Residence garden to the restrained elegance of Fairfield House, Landscape Australia editor Emily Wong rounds up five recent projects that explore landscapes as spaces for living.
Cassandra Chilton of Rush Wright Associates reviews the 2017 NGV Architecture Commission by
Retallack Thompson and Other Architects and finds, among other things, the “best place in Melbourne this summer for a warm afternoon snooze.”