The Queensland government has given the green light to developer Dexus to progress to the next stage with their proposal to transform Brisbane’s Eagle Street Pier.
RMIT has announced Katrina Simon as the new associated dean of landscape architecture in the School of Architecture and Urban Design.
Two projects have received awards and three have received commendations at the 2018 Minister’s Awards for Urban Design in Queensland.
A park rehabilitation and storm water re-use project in Sydney by Turf Design Studio and Environmental Partnership has won one of the top awards at the UK Civic Trust Awards.
Antonia Besa Lehmann from the University of Melbourne has been announced as the winner of the 2018 HASSELL Travelling Scholarship – Robin Edmond Award.
A new report by Infrastructure Australia recommends the Commonwealth Government establish a framework of incentives to improve the productivity, liveability and affordability of our largest cities.
The Victorian Goverment has appointed McGregor Coxall as part of a team to design the first stage of a masterplan to revitalize a 28-kilometre stretch of Victoria’s world-famous Great Ocean Road.
Rush Wright, Liminal Architecture and Snøhetta have won the competition for the design of the new History and Interpretation Centre at the Cascades Female Factory Historic Site in South Hobart.
Australia is one of only fifteen nations (a list that also includes Canada and the United States) that does not recognize the human right to a healthy environment at the federal level.
From the conscious chaos of the Towers Road Residence garden to the restrained elegance of Fairfield House, Landscape Australia editor Emily Wong rounds up five recent projects that explore landscapes as spaces for living.
Using over a thousand heritage camphor trees recovered from a site near Jiangxi, the park and gardens, designed by UK landscape designer Dan Pearson, will form a connected green space amidst a rising wave of urban development.
The Sydney Part Water Re-use project by Turf Design Studio and Environmental Partnership is in the running to receive a Civic Trust Award.
The 10th Rosa Barba Landscape Prize at the Barcelona International Biennale of Landscape Architecture is open for submissions.
Work will soon begin on the construction of a new public park on a vacant block of land in the Green Square urban renewal precinct, designed by Oculus.
An installation at the Fremantle Arts Centre by UK artist Amy Sharrocks explores the social, political and environmental dimensions of water.
AILA has named Taylor Cullity Lethlean (TCL) as the Creative Director for the 2018 International Festival of Landscape Architecture - The Expanding Field: Charting the Future of Practice.
On the eve of the launch of Urban Choreography: Central Melbourne 1985–, a new book documenting the transformation of central Melbourne since the 1980s, Landscape Australia speaks to co-editor Ronald Jones about some of the key ideas that lie behind the book and how to design a good city.
Following the release of a number of program highlights earlier this month, organizers of the 2018 Sydney Design Festival have released the full event program, which features a substantial urbanism component.
Architects Stukel Stone have transformed a decrepit riverside mall in Brisbane into a temporary performance venue ahead of the 2018 Commonwealth Games.
Unveiled last week at the Parade Ground in Point Nepean National Park, the Point Nepean Final Masterplan, prepared by TCL for Parks Victoria, proposes a shared cultural landscape for the future of the site.
A preview of the February 2018 issue of Landscape Architecture Australia.
Western Australian artist Pilar Mata Dupont has created a body of work exploring colonial legacies and ecological conservation in WA’s far north.
Work has begun on the conversion of a carpark in the Melbourne suburb of Prahran into a new 9,000-square-metre public park designed by Lyons and Aspect Studios.
The International Astronomical Union has officially recognized the Australian Aboriginal names for four stars – three names from the Wardaman people and one from the Boorong people.
Tract’s designs for the redevelopment of the Cowes Jetty Triangle have been unveiled, with the state government committing $1.8 million to the project.
A draft masterplan would see an 18-hole golf course within Melbourne’s Albert Park more than halved in size to make way for more space usable by the general public.
Landscape Australia welcomes Emily Wong as editor of its landscape architecture programs.
The Victorian government has unveiled Hassell’s design for an expanded park neighbouring a Metro Tunnel station.
Ahead of their Repair exhibition at the 2018 Venice Architecture Biennale, Melbourne-based practice Baracco and Wright have designed a space for an audiovisual tour of the world’s remotest wildernesses.
Major work has begun on the construction of a park designed by Hayball and Tract Consultants, built in anticipation of the urban renewal of the formerly industrial Fishermans Bend area of Melbourne.
A competition invites multidisciplinary teams to rethink the public open spaces of Point Grey on Victoria’s Surf Coast.
Designs for a linear park and a 17-kilometre walking and cycling path occupying the space underneath a new elevated rail line in Melbourne’s south east have been released.
The recipients of the awards were revealed at a ceremony in Sydney that coincided with World Town Planning Day.
St Kilda Triangle named design site for international sustainable energy infrastructure ideas competition
The design site for LAGI 2018 Melbourne will be the St Kilda Triangle, while the main exhibition space will be Federation Square.
A preview of the November 2017 issue of Landscape Architecture Australia.
The recipients of the 2017 Australian Urban Design Awards have been announced at a ceremony in Brisbane.
A new nature-play space has opened in the middle of Sydney’s Centennial Parklands.
Early works have commenced on the implementation of a masterplan by McGregor Coxall that aims to improve and conserve the Victoria’s Shipwreck Coast.
The Australian Institute of Landscape Architects (AILA) has announced the winners of the National Landscape Architecture Awards for 2017.
Melbourne’s underground rail project also contains a plan to actively improve, increase and preserve Melbourne’s inner-city “living infrastructure.”