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Landscape Architecture Australia, February 2017

Landscape Architecture Australia

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

Preview

News | Ricky Ray Ricardo | 1 Feb 2017

February 2017 issue of LAA out now

A preview of the February 2017 issue of Landscape Architecture Australia.

Archive | Ricky Ray Ricardo | 1 Feb 2017

February 2017 issue of LAA out now

A preview of the February 2017 issue of Landscape Architecture Australia.

Agenda

BIM: Something we should talk about

Irrespective of whether building information modelling (BIM) is being adopted by Australian landscape architects, it is only a matter of time before it begins to affect the way they practise.

In Profile

Practice | Fiona Johnson | 12 May 2017

Marc Treib: Attending place

Noted historian and critic of landscape architecture, Marc Treib, speaks with Fiona Johnson about his new book Austere Gardens, Isamu Noguchi and landscape design.

Projects

Review | Ricky Ray Ricardo and Hannah Wolter | 18 Apr 2017

Terra antiqua: Angus Bruce on the Nanjing Tangshan Geopark Museum landscape

Working in parallel with French architects Studio Odile Decq, Hassell has designed an immersive and tactile landscape outside the Chinese city of Nanjing.

Review | David Whitworth | 24 Apr 2017

History and herbs: Janet Laurence’s glass garden

This “glass garden” by artist Janet Laurence at the Novartis Pharmaceuticals headquarters in Sydney occupies a space between art, science, imagination and memory.

Review | Suzanne Kyte | 18 May 2017

Going with the flow: Brisbane’s new ferry terminals

Eight ferry terminals have been stitched to their Brisbane River sites in a generous, flood-resilient scheme that elevates the public transit experience.

Field Trip

Practice | Norman Duke | 2 May 2017

Climate calamity along Australia’s Gulf coast

Mangrove ecosystems along Australia’s Gulf of Carpentaria suddenly died back in late 2015, yet the event has attracted barely any national attention.

Review

Review | Catherin Bull | 8 Feb 2017

Landscape Architecture and Digital Technologies: Re-conceptualising design and making

Catherin Bull reviews Jillian Walliss and Heike Rahmann’s recent book, Landscape Architecture and Digital Technologies: Re-conceptualising Design and Making.

Review | Charles Anderson | 21 Apr 2017

Tomorrow Landscapes and Today in Action

A review of the 2016 Barcelona International Biennial of Landscape Architecture.

Endnote

Practice | Marc Treib | 11 May 2017

Postcard: Fazenda Vargem Grande by Roberto Burle Marx

Marc Treib visits a garden that is incredibly rich in its colours and textures and equally intricate in its selection of plants.