Landscape Architecture Australia, November 2011

Landscape Architecture Australia, November 2011

Landscape Architecture Australia

Reviews, news and opinions on landscape architecture, urban design and planning.


“Joy is not in things; it is in us,” Richard Wagner.
Practice | Claire Martin | 25 Apr 2016

The creation of place

Placemaking is not simply about reconnecting people with place, it’s about reconnecting people with each other.

SW1 contributes to the renewal and activation of Brisbane’s inner-urban fabric, creating a subtropical urban place that is sustainable.
Review | Sarah Gaventa | 28 Apr 2016


Gamble McKinnon Green’s SW1 is a new community model for inner-urban living in Brisbane.

The bridge offers pedestrians a place to sit, rest, walk and view.
Review | Dimity Reed | 28 Apr 2016

Zoetrope Bridge and terrain generator

A bridge and a fabricated concrete creek edge by studio SMLWRLD reveal the benefits of collaborative work.

Pyramidal lawns provide visual interest as well as a place for kids to play.
Review | John Mongard | 28 Apr 2016

Robelle Domain

Vee Design’s twenty-hectare parkland in Springfield, Queensland acts as a community hub and a child-friendly playground.

Painted white lines on the walkways randomly curve and circulate around the park.
Review | Julian Bull | 28 Apr 2016

Debneys Park and Preston Library

There is much for children and young people to enjoy in Site Office’s collaborative reimagining of these two public spaces.

Avant Gardeners
Review | Cassie Hansen | 8 Apr 2016

Avant Gardeners

Avant Gardeners looks at fifty exciting and innovative landscape architects and garden designers from around the world.

Looking down Highpoint Boulevard.
Review | Paul Verity | 28 Apr 2016

Ellenbrook Estate – revisited

With a number of landscape architecture firms behind its design, Western Australia’s Ellenbrook Estate is worth reflecting on.