Landscape Architecture Australia, May 2015

Landscape Architecture Australia, May 2015

Landscape Architecture Australia

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


Bridge Road in Richmond, Victoria was once popular as a fashion outlet-shopping destination. Recent changes to consumer habits have seen its vacancy rate spike.
Practice | Lucy Salt | 2 May 2016

A New High

Tract Consultants, Melbourne School of Design and the City of Yarra look at how to reinvent languishing main streets.

Aerial view of Centennial Park, Sydney.
Practice | Barbara Schaffer | 4 May 2016

Green Visions: Nature as infrastructure

Recent industry campaigns and major policy documents promote nature’s critical role in supporting health and wellbeing.

Twin valve houses complement the massive structure of the dam wall.
Practice | Lee Andrews | 2 May 2016

Creation of a Monumental Landscape

Melbourne’s Maroondah Reservoir was the first reservoir project in Victoria to incorporate public parkland into its design.


Natalie Jeremijenko: Wondrous engagement
Practice | Claire Martin | 9 May 2016

Natalie Jeremijenko: Wondrous engagement

Natalie Jeremijenko speaks about her projects of “wondrous engagement” including urban zip lines and luxury housing for lobsters.


Lush, tropical vegetation is fast enveloping the steel arbour in the Secret Garden.
Review | Catherin Bull | 2 Jun 2016

Lady Cilento Hospital landscapes

For Brisbane’s new Lady Cilento Children’s Hospital, Conrad Gargett created an impressive suite of rooftop gardens full of drama and novelty.

Field Trip

The Marsyangdi River between the village of Pisang and the town Manang, with the mountain peak Annapurna III in the background.
Review | Anton Malishev | 4 Sep 2016

Annapurna Circuit

Exploring the natural and cultural landscapes along one of Nepal’s most popular hiking trails.

More articles

Monument Park sits between Victoria Harbour and the new McBride Charles Ryan-designed development The Quays.
Review | Andrew Mackenzie | 3 May 2016

Ghost town: Monument Park

Callum Morton, Oculus and McBride Charles Ryan deliver an engaging new public artwork in Melbourne’s Docklands worthy of a visit.