Landscape Architecture Australia, May 2014

Landscape Architecture Australia, May 2014

Landscape Architecture Australia

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


The above-ground concrete pool was designed by architects James Stockwell and Jonathan Temple.
Review | Laura Harding | 3 May 2016

Forest Edge Garden

In a bushland clearing high above the Hunter Valley, a sublime garden by Jane Irwin.

Jane Irwin: Hands on
Practice | 1 May 2016

Jane Irwin: Hands on

Landscape architect Jane Irwin talks about her practice and process.

The horizontal planes of the house contrast with the ragged verticality of the nearby eucalyptus grove.
Review | Catherin Bull | 3 May 2016

The garden at Medhurst

A contemporary take on modernist landscape design by Tract Consultants in Victoria’s Yarra Valley.

Looking back at the house from across the dam.
Review | Dianne Firth | 3 May 2016


Fresh Landscape Design has transformed a drought-ravaged property outside of Canberra into a resilient garden.

Dramatic rocks tower from Circular ponds in the water feature by artist Ashika Ostapkowicz.
Review | Anne Latreille | 3 May 2016

Mount Eliza Garden

An artful composition by landscape architects Sinatra Murphy on Victoria’s Mornington Peninsula.

A crisp plane of paving is positioned within a square of four plane trees.
Review | Ray Edgar | 3 May 2016

Zinc House

A contemporary pared-back garden that elides the distinction between gallery space and domestic living.

Lush tropical plantings at the rear of the garden are reflected on the pool’s surface.
Review | Tanya Wood | 3 May 2016

Parsley Bay Garden

This lush Sydney villa garden is enriched by a collection of bespoke artworks.

The bedroom courtyard is structured around an elegant reflective pool in the Adelaide villa garden.
Review | Aylwen Dennis | 3 May 2016

Two Adelaide Villas

A contemporary play on Renaissance and other historic garden styles.

Kate Cullity: Maker's mark
Practice | 2 May 2016

Kate Cullity: Maker’s mark

Interview with Kate Cullity – landscape architect, environmental artist, head of TCL’s Adelaide office.