Landscape Architecture Australia, February 2014

Landscape Architecture Australia, February 2014

Landscape Architecture Australia

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


Sydney Road, Brunswick Victoria.
Practice | Lucy Salt | 29 Apr 2016

All eyes on the street: Crime prevention through design

A discussion about crime prevention through environmental design (CPTED).

View of the block housing from one of the artificial hills.
Practice | 28 Apr 2016

Sydney Olympic Park 2030 The city in a park

Initially hampered by its mono-functional program, the Sydney Olympic Park is only now beginning to resemble a durable urban precinct.

Aerial view of Londscale Street in Central Dandenong. Streetscaping by Taylor Cullity Lethlean and BKK Architects.
Review | Beau Beza | 3 May 2016

Revitalising Central Dandenong

A $290 million urban renewal initiative aimed at revitalizing central Dandenong.

Workers from the adjoining Brookfield Tower descend on the plaza for lunch.
Review | Julian Bolleter | 3 May 2016

Brookfield Place

A pragmatic urban plaza by Hassell facilitates social richness in an otherwise corporate address.

Queensland Maple and Brown Penda decking from the site were recycled into the new built structures.
Review | Peter Skinner | 3 May 2016

Cairns Foreshore Development

A landmark collaborative project led by the landscape architecture team at RPS.

The graphic surface of the multipurpose area allows for a variety of sports and activities to occur simultaneously.
Review | Bonnie Grant | 3 May 2016

Box Hill Gardens Multipurpose Area

A sport and recreation space by Aspect Studios doubles as a backyard for local residents.

Illawarra flame trees (Brachychiton acerifolius) provide shade over the terraced steps.
Review | Suzanne Kyte | 3 May 2016

The Plaza at the Brisbane Showgrounds

A generous, layered events space for the RNA Showgrounds Regeneration Project by Lat27.

A composition of Washington palms perforates the paved area at the entrance to the pool.
Review | Julian Raxworthy | 3 May 2016

Prince Alfred Park

Sue Barnsley Design and Neeson Murcutt Architects’ upgrade of Sydney’s Prince Alfred Park + Pool.