John Gollings is one of Australia’s leading architectural photographers specializing in hotels, resorts and built projects. Much of his work is in Asia and includes many years at Angkor Wat and Kashgar, on the Silk Road. He holds a master’s degree in architecture from RMIT University and is an Honorary Fellow of the Australian Institute of Architects.
John Gollings was Creative Director, with Ivan Rijavec, of Now + When for the Australian Pavilion at the 12th Venice Architecture Biennale.
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.
Unveiled last week at the Parade Ground in Point Nepean National Park, the Point Nepean Final Masterplan, prepared by TCL for Parks Victoria, proposes a shared cultural landscape for the future of the site.
As development pressures intensify in Australian cities, the renovation of the Riverside Centre plaza illustrates how an urban space can be revitalized without the need to sacrifice heritage or cultural identity.