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Landscape Architecture Australia, February 2016

Landscape Architecture Australia, February 2016

Landscape Architecture Australia

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


Landscape Architecture Australia 149.
News | Cameron Bruhn and Ricky Ray Ricardo | 1 Feb 2016

February issue of LAA out now

A preview of the February 2016 issue of Landscape Architecture Australia.


At Superkilen a boxing ring “cultivates conflict” in the public realm.
Practice | Ricky Ray Ricardo | 20 Jun 2016

Cultivating Conflict: Martin Rein-Cano

Martin Rein-Cano is principal and co-founder of Topotek 1, a Berlin-based landscape architecture practice.


Excavated sandstone blocks are used to re-create the pre-colonial landform of the Barangaroo Reserve site, a former shipyard.
Review | Bruce Mackenzie | 29 Jun 2016

A naturalized landscape: Barangaroo Reserve

Bruce Mackenzie examines the design thinking, vegetation, soil science and collaboration that created Barangaroo Reserve.

Frank Gehry’s Dr Chau Chak Wing Building at the UTS Business School borders The Goods Line to the south-west, attracting tourists to the area.
Review | Simon Kilbane | 12 Sep 2016

Walks of life: The Goods Line

Aspect Studios and CHROFI create an elevated, pedestrian-scale linear park in Sydney that maintains a constant level of public life.


The liveliest panel discussion of the conference Participation and Spectacle. From left: Ana Abram, Maj Plemenitas, Cees van der Veeken, Tanya Court and Natalie Jeremijenko.
Review | Shannon Satherley | 8 Apr 2016

This Public Life

Shannon Satherley reviews the 2015 AILA Festival of Landscape Architecture: This Public Life.

More articles

The Phase Shifts Park, Taiwan, by Philippe Rahm architectes, Mosbach paysagistes and Ricky Liu and Associates.
Practice | Jason Toh and Jillian Walliss | 11 Nov 2016

Designing for climate change

Recent research suggests we must look beyond generalized urban cooling strategies to address heat in our cities.

In the central rain garden native sedges and grasses grow from a bed of local crushed granite. Artwork: Weeping Women by Sanné Mestrom, 2014 (sculptures).
Review | Kate Gamble | 7 Oct 2016

The Ian Potter Sculpture Court

The Ian Potter Sculpture Court at Monash University’s Caulfield campus is a place of stillness and calm.