The renewal of the high street of Barcaldine, in rural Queensland, has won the state’s top award at the 2019 Minister’s Awards for Urban Design in Queensland.
Hassell announces 2019 travelling scholarship winner
A new ideas competition invites landscape architects, urban designers, architects and planners to design a speculative park for a future Melbourne.
The NT government has appointed TCL and Troppo to masterplan the redevelopment of Darwin’s principal public spaces.
American landscape architect Thomas Woltz, principal of US-based practice Nelson Byrd Woltz, will be participating in a conversation in Melbourne in March as part of the 2019 Victorian Design Program.
The annual award celebrates a living landscape architect whose “achievements and contributions have had a unique and lasting impact on the welfare of society and the environment and on the promotion of the profession of landscape architecture.”
A major survey of the work of Australian artist Janet Laurence explores key themes from the artist’s career, including the plight of the natural world and the connections between living things.
Hassell and SO–IL will design an elevated inner-city park and new pedestrian connections as part of redevelopment of Melbourne’s arts precinct in Southbank.
Unfolding over 11 days in March, Melbourne Design Week 2019 will offer more than 200 events across Melbourne and Geelong. LandscapeAU rounds up the top landscape-related events of the program.
Nominations have opened for the 2019 iteration of the Victorian Tree of the Year contest.
Wilson Architects director Elizabeth “Beth” Wilson, described as a “doyenne” of landscape architecture, has died aged 85.
An overview of the 2019 Landscape Australia Conference: Cultivating New Agencies.
The NSW government has announced it will introduce a new ministerial portfolio for public spaces.
The winners of the 2018 Landscape Architecture Australia Student Prize.
A preview of the February 2019 issue of Landscape Architecture Australia.
The Victorian Government has committed $5 million to begin work on the planning and design of a new nature and science precinct at the Royal Botanic Gardens.
Landscape architects, designers and members of the public are invited to design a clean energy-producing artwork for a site within Masdar City, Abu Dhabi.
The federal government and opposition have both pledged more than $200 million to “upgrade” and “improve” Kakadu National Park and support the revitalization of the park’s mining town, Jabiru.
Featuring exhibitions, symposia, tours and workshops, the Asia Pacific Architecture Forum will return to Brisbane from 13 to 26 March, 2019.
Perth-born landscape architect and comedian Nic Monisse will be performing a comedy show exploring cities and the built environment as part of the 2019 Perth Fringe World Festival program.
Richards and Spence and RPS Group have designed a new ‘town square’ for Brisbane’s Fish Lane that will comprise an urban park, hospitality, retail and gallery spaces.
Designed by Stewart Hollenstein in association with Stewart Architecture, the Green Square Library and Plaza was named best library in the world built since 2013.
The University of Technology Sydney (UTS) has announced plans to build a $100 million residential college for Indigenous students on or near its Ultimo campus.
Jillian Walliss of the University of Melbourne, Kirsten Bauer – director at Aspect Studios and Cassandra Chilton – principal at Rush Wright Associates have been appointed as the creative directors of the 2019 International Festival of Landscape Architecture.
A report commissioned by the Australian Institute of Landscape Architects as part of a gender equity project launched in March 2018 has identified both encouraging and worrying trends in terms of womens’ participation in landscape architecture.
A new campus for Charles Darwin University and a fine arts gallery are mooted for Darwin’s CBD in a city deal announced for the Northern Territory capital.
Two regional Australian projects have taken out the their respective categories at the 2018 World Architecture Festival Awards.
Paul Keating and Lucy Turnbull will develop a long-term vision for a precinct in the eastern part of the Sydney CBD, which is home to some of the city’s oldest buildings.
Eight Australian projects were named winners in the 2018 Architecture Masterprize.
The National Gallery has launched a design competition for the fifth annual Architecture Commission to be installed in 2019.
The 2018 NGV Architecture Commission, designed by Muir and Openwork, is inspired by childhood memories and the geometries of the Roy Grounds-design building.
Architecture Media has appointed Houses editor Katelin Butler as its new editorial director, following the departure of Cameron Bruhn.
Chrofi, McGregor Coxall-masterplanned redevelopment of former Channel Nine studios recommended for approval
Masterplanned by Chrofi and McGregor Coxall, the redevelopment of Channel Nine’s former studios in Sydney into a residential complex has been recommended for approval.
Australian-born practice Hassell has been named winner of a competition to masterplan a connected, immersive “panda trail” crossing the Chinese city of Chengdu.
The NSW government says the relocated Sydney Fish Market will become the major cultural facility at the centre of a new harbour-side precinct.
A preview of the November 2018 issue of Landscape Architecture Australia.
The Cox Architecture and Aspect Studios-designed Caulfield to Dandenong Level Crossing Project has been awarded the Victorian Premier’s Sustainability Award.
The recipients of the 2018 Australian Urban Design Awards were announced at a ceremony in Sydney on Thursday 25 October.
Work has begun on the construction of a cycle and pedestrian bridge in Sydney’s North Ryde, designed by KI Studio.
The executive director of the Heritage Victoria has recommended that Federation Square should be included on the Victorian Heritage Register.