A planned “veloway” along Footscray Road in Melbourne could expose cyclists to high levels of air pollution.
The awards seek to recognize contemporary Australian urban design projects across a range of scales – from small interventions to plans for entire suburbs.
The International Federation of Landscape Architects (IFLA) has established a new awards program aimed at increasing recognition of landscape architecture in the region.
The winners of the Australian Institute of Landscape Architects’ Queensland Landscape Architecture Awards have been announced in Brisbane.
The program is open to creative individuals or groups interested in exploring the human relationship to landscape and the civic condition.
A set of flood-resilient ferry terminals, a mammoth post-industrial renewal project and the ‘daylighting’ of an urban stream all received gongs at 2017 Good Design Awards.
LAVA has collaborated with artist Janet Laurence to create a pavilion that is both a botanical display and an “experiential” space featuring edible flowers and plant extracts.
An archaeological dig at the site of the Cato Square development has uncovered an intact footprint of a residential lifestyle that dates back to the mid-19th century.
Part of the six-tower Melbourne Square development, the 3,700-square-metre park will occupy 20 percent of the site.
A portion of a the heritage-listed Main Outfall Sewer in Melbourne’s west has been transformed into a park by GHD Woodhead and GHD.
A proposed “interpretative facility” would combine the functions of a museum, park and events space amid a 60 hectare public reserve.
Arcadia Landscape Architecture has sponsored a scholarship for an Indigenous school leaver to study landscape architecture at UNSW.
Landscape architecture website Landezine is calling on landscape architecture professionals to send submissions for the second edition of Landezine International Landscape Award (LILA).
A Brisbane student has developed a plan to transform Brisbane’s busy Riverside Expressway into a public transport and pedestrian-focused “greenway.”
14 entries were awarded by the PIA at the 2017 National Awards for Planning Excellence in Sydney on 3 May 2017.
At a time when there is significant consensus toward achieving greener cities, it’s critical that the benefits of good planting design are made clear and championed.
The Grant Associates-led design comes after a controversial court case in 2016 that found that the authority of the Planning Assessment Commission was limited by legislation affecting the Crown casino.
An ambitious ‘civic spine’ is planned for central Parramatta that will link the railway station to the Parramatta River.
The inaugural conference will be held in Melbourne and will look to implement the United Nations’ New Urban Agenda.
A new 14km cycleway will allow bicycle commuters from Melbourne’s western suburbs to travel express to the CBD.
The Deputy Premier’s Award for Urban Design recognises contemporary Queensland urban design projects of the highest quality and encourages cities, towns and communities across Queensland to strive for best practice in all projects.
Green Flag Awards are given to parks that demonstrate high horticultural standards, cleanliness, sustainability, community involvement and a warm welcome.
The City of Stonnington council has revealed designs for a new park in place of what is currently a carpark in Melbourne’s Prahran, designed by Lyons Architecture and Aspect Studios.
Victoria’s planning minister has approved a $1.2 billion five-tower development in Docklands, which was unanimously rejected by the City of Melbourne and described as a “visually dominant wall.”
The Australian National University (ANU) will construct a “pop-up village” at the heart of its Canberra campus, while it awaits the $220-million redevelopment.
The Victorian government has introduced new planning controls for a 42-kilometre stretch of the Yarra River corridor.
The City of Sydney has awarded Danish architect and urban designer Jan Gehl the key to the city.
LA+ journal has launched a $10,000 international ideas competition to design a hypothetical island.
The CSIRO has partnered with developer Celestino to establish its first operational Urban Living Lab in Sydney, where it will design and test urban development concepts.
A preview of the February 2017 issue of Landscape Architecture Australia.
An international team of researchers led by Monash University has received $27 million in funding for a project to revitalize slums in Indonesia and Fiji.
Landscape Architecture Australia has engaged a team of seven contributing editors whose experience and expertise will be drawn on to guide the editorial direction of the magazine.
A new conference exploring the dynamic role of landscape in the design, planning and management of gardens, cities and regions will be held in Sydney this May.
Aspect Studios has unveiled its design for the public realm surrounding the proposed Western Sydney Stadium designed by Populous.
Kirsty Kelly will be replaced by David Williams, currently chief operating officer of PIA.
A pilot project to convert a section of a disused sewerage drain into parkland has begun construction in Melbourne’s west.
Tasmania’s “dark history” is the centrepiece of the MONA’s vision for the redevelopment Macquarie Point, designed by Fender Katsalidis and Rush Wright.
The Victorian government has introduced mandatory height controls and policies encouraging dwelling diversity for Fishermans Bend.
Two New Zealand public space projects have won awards in the 2016 World Architecture Festival awards.
The Australian Garden History Society is seeking papers for its 2017 conference to be held Sunday 29 October in Hamilton Gardens, Hamilton-Waikato, New Zealand.