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Hyde Park Barracks.

Paul Keating, Lucy Turnbull to develop plan for Sydney’s historic Macquarie Street precinct

2 Dec 2018, Editorial Desk AAU

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.

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The Monash University Learning and Teaching Building by John Wardle Architects won in the Architectural Design – Educational Buildings category.

Australian projects recognized in international awards

23 Nov 2018, Editorial Desk AAU

Eight Australian projects were named winners in the 2018 Architecture Masterprize.

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The 2018 NGV Architecture Commission designed by Muir and Openwork.

Competition launched for 2019 NGV Architecture Commission

23 Nov 2018, Editorial Desk AAU

The National Gallery has launched a design competition for the fifth annual Architecture Commission to be installed in 2019.

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Doubleground by Muir and Openwork.

NGV unveils 2018 Architecture Commission

23 Nov 2018, Linda Cheng

The 2018 NGV Architecture Commission, designed by Muir and Openwork, is inspired by childhood memories and the geometries of the Roy Grounds-design building.

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Katelin Butler.

Architecture Media appoints new editorial director

22 Nov 2018, Editorial Desk AAU

Architecture Media has appointed Houses editor Katelin Butler as its new editorial director, following the departure of Cameron Bruhn.

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Indicative design of the Channel Nine site redevelopment by Chrofi.

Chrofi, McGregor Coxall-masterplanned redevelopment of former Channel Nine studios recommended for approval

19 Nov 2018, Editorial Desk AAU

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.

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The Panda Land masterplan by Hassell in collaboration with the Tongji Urban Planning and Design Institute and Joe Coe Design.

Hassell wins competition to design ‘Panda Land’ in China

16 Nov 2018, Editorial Desk AAU

Australian-born practice Hassell has been named winner of a competition to masterplan a connected, immersive “panda trail” crossing the Chinese city of Chengdu.

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The proposed Sydney Fish Market designed by 3XN/GXN, BVN and Aspect Studios.

Final design for new Sydney Fish Market unveiled

7 Nov 2018, Linda Cheng

The NSW government says the relocated Sydney Fish Market will become the major cultural facility at the centre of a new harbour-side precinct.

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The November 2018 issue of Landscape Architecture Australia.

November issue of LAA out now

30 Oct 2018, Emily Wong

A preview of the November 2018 issue of Landscape Architecture Australia.

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The new rail line between Caulfield and Dandenong in Melbourne's south-east, designed by Cox Architecture and Aspect Studios.

Melbourne level-crossing removal project wins Victorian Premier’s Sustainability Award

26 Oct 2018, Editorial Desk AAU

The Cox Architecture and Aspect Studios-designed Caulfield to Dandenong Level Crossing Project has been awarded the Victorian Premier’s Sustainability Award.

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Bendigo Hospital Project by Silver Thomas Hanley with Bates Smart and Oculus, winner of the Built Projects – City and Regional Scale award.

2018 Australian Urban Design Awards announced

26 Oct 2018, LandscapeAustralia Editorial Desk

The recipients of the 2018 Australian Urban Design Awards were announced at a ceremony in Sydney on Thursday 25 October.

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Lachlan's Line bridge by KI Studio.

Construction begins on $40m bike and pedestrian bridge in Sydney

23 Oct 2018, Editorial Desk AAU

Work has begun on the construction of a cycle and pedestrian bridge in Sydney’s North Ryde, designed by KI Studio.

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Bungarribee Park at Doonside (NSW) by JMD Design

2018 National Landscape Architecture Awards announced

18 Oct 2018, LandscapeAustralia Editorial Desk

The 2018 National Landscape Architecture Awards were announced by the Australian Institute of Landscape Architects (AILA) on Thursday 11 October on the Gold Coast.

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Federation Square by Lab Architecture Studio and Bates Smart.

Fed Square recommended for heritage protection

18 Oct 2018, Linda Cheng

The executive director of the Heritage Victoria has recommended that Federation Square should be included on the Victorian Heritage Register.

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Jo Negrini.

London planner Jo Negrini to deliver keynote at Australian Urban Design Awards

16 Oct 2018, Editorial Desk AAU

Jo Negrini will deliver a keynote address titled “Design is always political,” in Sydney at the Australian Urban Design Awards on 25 October.

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Digital mapping project exposes ‘alarming levels of harassment’ worldwide

Digital mapping project exposes ‘alarming levels of harassment’ worldwide

16 Oct 2018, Editorial Desk AAU

A survey of cities around the world, including Sydney, chronicled thousands of instances of harassment by boys and men of girls and young women in public spaces.

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Light Up NH Architecture, with students from RMIT Architecture, Ark Resources and John Bahoric Design.

NH Architecture team wins the 2018 Land Art Generator design competition

12 Oct 2018, LandscapeAustralia Editorial Desk

A team led by Melbourne practice NH Architecture has been named winner of the fifth biennial Land Art Generator (LAGI) competition.

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The Australian School of Urban Forest's inaugural course runs from 11 to 16 November.

Australia’s first dedicated urban forestry course launches in Melbourne

10 Oct 2018, LandscapeAustralia Editorial Desk

The City of Melbourne has partnered with the University of Melbourne to launch the Australian School of Urban Forestry.

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The Karratha Health Campus, designed by Hassell.

Hassell-designed hospital opens in Western Australia’s Pilbara region

24 Sep 2018, Editorial Desk AAU

Designed by Hassell, the Karratha Health Campus in northern Western Australia opened Monday 17 September.

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Market Street Park by Oculus.

Oculus designs Melbourne’s first new urban park in decades

24 Sep 2018, Editorial Desk AAU

The City of Melbourne is seeking public feedback for a new park in the CBD that would be the first new public space in the city since the construction of City Square in 1980.

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Energy Duck – submission to the 2014 Land Art Generator Initiative Copenhagen design competition. Energy Duck is an entertaining, iconic sculpture, a renewable energy generator, a habitable tourist destination, and a celebration of local wildlife.

Editor’s picks: 2018 International Festival of Landscape Architecture

14 Sep 2018, LandscapeAustralia Editorial Desk

Landscape Australia’s pick of highlights from this year’s International Festival of Landscape Architecture programme.

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The proposed Dove Lake viewing shelter by Cumulus Studio.

Cumulus Studio designs ‘meditative and reverent’ lakeside viewing shelter

11 Sep 2018, Patrick Hunn

Designs for a viewing shelter overlooking Dove Lake in northern Tasmania, by Cumulus Studio, have been revealed.

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The proposed One Sydney Park development by MHN Design Union, Silvester Fuller and Sue Barnsley Design.

$700m One Sydney Park development on its way

29 Aug 2018, Linda Cheng

Designs for a $700 million mixed-use development, by MHN Design Union, Silvester Fuller and Sue Barnsley Design, have been submitted to the City of Sydney for approval.

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New Academic Street – Lyons with NMBW Architecture Studio, Harrison and White, MvS Architects and Maddison Architects.

Shortlist revealed: 2018 Australian Urban Design Awards

17 Aug 2018, LandscapeAustralia Editorial Desk

Thirty-eight entries have been shortlisted in the 2018 Australian Urban Design Awards.

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Darebin Yarra Trail Link by VicRoads Urban Design Team and VicRoads Structural Design Team.

Winners announced: 2018 VIC Landscape Architecture Awards

11 Aug 2018, LandscapeAustralia Editorial Desk

The Australian Institute of Landscape Architects (AILA) has announced the winners of the 2018 VIC Landscape Architecture Awards.

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A proposed World Heritage Interpretation Centre in the masterplan for Jabiru by NAAU and Enlocus.

$446m masterplan for future of Kakadu town scheduled for closure

7 Aug 2018, Linda Cheng

NAAU and Enlocus have designed a masterplan that represents the local Indigenous People’s vision for the post-mining future of a town in Kakadu National Park.

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Resilient Sydney is a strategy for mitigating issues such as extreme weather events, cyber and terror attacks, housing affordability, inequality and congestion.

Sydney’s first resilience strategy a ‘breakthrough’

7 Aug 2018, Editorial Desk AAU

More than 30 councils across metropolitan Sydney have collaborated to produce a strategy for city resilience in the face of major and chronic stresses.

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The Rainbow Serpent by Arthur Stefenbergs, Lucian Racovitan, Keith McGeough and Ovidiu Munteanu.

Australian teams shortlisted in 2018 Land Art Generator competition

3 Aug 2018, LandscapeAustralia Editorial Desk

Eight Australian teams are among the twenty-five teams whose designs have been shortlisted in the 2018 Land Art Generator design competition.

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Federation Square by Lab Architecture Studio and Bates Smart.

Federation Square nominated for state heritage listing

1 Aug 2018, Linda Cheng

The National Trust fast-tracked its nomination for Federation Square to be added to the Victorian Heritage Register due to “significant changes proposed” on the site.

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The August 2018 issue of Landscape Architecture Australia.

August issue of LAA out now

1 Aug 2018, Emily Wong

A preview of the August 2018 issue of Landscape Architecture Australia.

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Oaklands Park & Wetland by TCL (Taylor Cullity Lethlean)

Winners announced: 2018 SA Landscape Architecture Awards

28 Jul 2018, LandscapeAustralia Editorial Desk

The Australian Institute of Landscape Architects (AILA) has announced the winners of the 2018 SA Landscape Architecture Awards.

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Visualization of the proposed Arden precinct civic heart.

Final vision for major inner Melbourne urban renewal precinct released

27 Jul 2018, Editorial Desk AAU

The Victorian government and the City of Melbourne have released their final vision for a 56-hectare urban renewal area in North Melbourne.

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Optus Stadium Park by HASSELL.

Winners announced: 2018 WA Landscape Architecture Awards

22 Jul 2018, LandscapeAustralia Editorial Desk

The Australian Institute of Landscape Architects (AILA) has announced the winners of the 2018 WA Landscape Architecture Awards.

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Orange Regional Museum (Orange, New South Wales) by Crone, winner of the Delivered Outcome – Small Scale Award.

2018 Australian Urban Design Awards jury announced

18 Jul 2018, Editorial Desk AAU

The jury for the 2018 edition of the Australian Urban Design Awards has been announced.

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Matron Ruby Grant Park by Sprout Landscape Architecture with CAB Consulting won an Award of Excellence in the Civic Landscape category.

Winners announced: 2018 NSW Landscape Architecture Awards

10 Jul 2018, LandscapeAustralia Editorial Desk

The Australian Institute of Landscape Architects (AILA) has announced the winners of the 2018 NSW Landscape Architecture Awards.

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Created by Paul Herzich, a Kaurna and Ngarrindjeri man from South Australia and an AILA registered landscape architect, the artwork for the Reflect RAP illustrates the 65,000 years of Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander cultures and the 200 or so years of non-indigenous cultures as white and blue stars above the Country.

AILA launches Reconciliation Action Plan

10 Jul 2018, LandscapeAustralia Editorial Desk

The Australian Institute of Landscape Architects has launched its inaugural Reconciliation Action Plan which aims to facilitate the development of a deeper level of respect for Traditional Custodians and their relationship with the landscape.

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Short Stop Melbourne by Foolscap Studio is cited in the design guide as an example of a project with a quality public interface.

City of Melbourne proposes rigorous new design rules

5 Jul 2018, Josh Harris

Public submissions are open for proposed changes to the planning rules for central Melbourne and Southbank, with a new design guide underpinning the proposed changes.

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Tonsley Innovation District by Oxigen, Woods Bagot, Tridente Architects, KBR, WSP and Renewal SA, winner of the 2017 Delivered Outcome – Large Scale category.

Refreshed Australian Urban Design Awards closing soon

4 Jul 2018, Editorial Desk AAU

Entries close on 20 July for the 2018 Australian Urban Design Awards, a program which recognizes Australian urban design projects of the highest quality.

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Palmwoods New Town Square by Sunshine Coast Council.

Winners announced: 2018 Queensland Landscape Architecture Awards

22 Jun 2018, LandscapeAustralia Editorial Desk

A new public square for a town on the Sunshine Coast, a waterfront redevelopment in Rockhampton and a lakeside playspace in Centenary Lakes were among twenty-eight projects to receive awards at the AILA 2018 Queensland Landscape Architecture Awards.

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The Parramatta Escarpment Boardwalk designed by Hill Thalis Architecture with Jane Irwin Landscape Architecture and McGregor Westlake Architecture.

Parramatta boardwalk to provide ‘missing link’ along river

21 Jun 2018, Editorial Desk AAU

A boardwalk designed by Hill Thalis Architecture with Jane Irwin Landscape Architecture and McGregor Westlake Architecture will harness the “spatial drama” of the Parramatta river.

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Ngarara Place at RMIT city campus by Greenaway Architects.

Melbourne symposium to bring together indigenous designers from around the world

21 Jun 2018, Editorial Desk AAU

A new symposium, to be held at the Melbourne School of Design, will bring together Indigenous practitioners to examine Indigenous design in both Australian and international contexts.

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