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Landscape Architecture Australia, May 2016

Landscape Architecture Australia, May 2016

Landscape Architecture Australia

Landscape Architecture Australia 150

Preview

Landscape Architecture Australia 150.
News | Cameron Bruhn and Ricky Ray Ricardo | 5 May 2016

May issue of LAA out now

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

Agenda

A linear park designed by Aspect Studios would be created underneath an elevated section of the proposed “sky rail.”
Practice | Craig Guthrie | 15 Sep 2016

Levelling on the landscape value of rail corridors

A current program of the Victorian Government to remove fifty level crossings in Melbourne has generated much community debate. Craig Guthrie looks at the urban design and public realm potentials of the project.

Old parish maps give clues to the old landscape with names and the location of the Bundian Way.
Practice | Sophie Wilkinson | 28 Sep 2016

The Bundian Way

Traversing some of Australia’s wildest terrain, this ancient 360-plus-kilometre Aboriginal trail celebrates the culture of walking, connectedness to country and connectedness to soul.

The Navy Yards Central Green by James Corner Field Operations is a five-acre park in the heart of a new corporate centre in Philadelphia, Pennsylvania.
Practice | Alex Georgouras | 4 Oct 2016

Australian landscape architects in the USA

Alex Georgouras catches up with three Australian expatriate landscape architects emerging within the North American tableau – Richard Weller, Matt Grunbaum and Victoria Marshall.

Field Trip

Water-inundated rice fields in An Giang province, Vietnam. The province is located in the Mekong Delta, in the south-western part of the country.
Practice | Benjamin Kronenberg | 18 Oct 2016

Tidal economy: The Lower Mekong Delta

Exploring the shifting landscapes along the Mekong River’s labyrinth of tributaries.

Review

In Melbourne firm Ashton Raggatt McDougall’s (ARM) bold vision for Perth, the esplanade would be a highrise precinct where the river would be enfolded into an excavated circular inlet.
Review | Catherin Bull | 4 Jul 2016

Take Me to the River: the story of Perth’s foreshore

Catherin Bull reviews Julian Bolleter’s latest book, Take Me to the River: the Story of Perth’s Foreshore.

More articles

Aerial perspective of Sydney Park.
Review | Ricky Ray Ricardo | 26 Sep 2016

Waste not, want not: Sydney Park

Occupying a former landfill site, the Sydney Park Water Re-use Project by Turf Design Studio and Environmental Partnership is an impressive fusion of design, science, art and ecology.

The new Campus Green is a collaborative project hosting a large utilitarian artwork, a performance space, a linear water feature and ecotypic mass plantings of Australian natives.
Review | Julian Bull | 17 Oct 2016

A graphic approach: Monash Caulfield

This collaborative project has established connectivity between buildings and transport hubs at Monash University’s Caulfield campus.

Central to the sixty-one hectares that Tonsley encompasses is the retained eight-hectare roof of the Mitsubishi Motors Main Assembly Building (MAB).
Review | Jo Russell-Clarke | 10 Oct 2016

Balancing Detail and Strategy: Tonsley

This mixed-use precinct at a converted car manufacturing plant in Adelaide demonstrates a commitment to distinctive design quality.

The Earth Sciences Garden includes more than five hundred stone specimens in a 30-by-120-metre site, tightly bounded by university buildings.
Review | Tanya Court | 3 Oct 2016

Monash University Earth Sciences Garden

The Monash University Earth Sciences Garden was designed as a collage of Victoria’s geological formation, offering students of geology and other earth sciences a dynamic outdoor classroom.