Practice | Michael Bates, arguably the most enterprising landscape contractor in the Sydney region, reflects on his education as a gardener in this excerpt from his recent book, The New Australian Garden.
Review | The Cultivated Wild, published by The Monacelli Press, showcases Jungles’ recent projects, revealing remarkable approaches to design thinking with plants.
Practice | In her new book How to Grow a Playspace, Katherine Masiulanis asks “Is it counterproductive to design children’s spaces, given that over-prescribed landscapes may stifle creative potential?”
Review | Nicole Kalms introduces her new book, Hypersexual City: The Provocation of Soft-Core Urbanism.
Review | Catherin Bull reviews Jillian Walliss and Heike Rahmann’s recent book, Landscape Architecture and Digital Technologies: Re-conceptualising Design and Making.
Review | Charles Anderson reviews Unspoken Spaces: Studio Olafur Eliasson, a richly illustrated journey through the extraordinary range of works realized by artist Olafur Eliasson and his studio since the late 1990s.
Review | Urban historian Graeme Davison introduces his recent book City Dreamers: the urban imagination in Australia.
News | A new book titled Planning for Coexistence? aims to connect urban planners and Indigenous communities and help the two work together effectively.
Review | Dianne Firth reviews Wendy Whiteley and the secret garden, a book about the guerrilla garden that Wendy Whitely created on New South Wales State Railways land.
Review | A review of Oudolf Hummelo: A Journey Through a Plantsman’s Life.
Review | Catherin Bull reviews Julian Bolleter’s latest book, Take Me to the River: the Story of Perth’s Foreshore.
Review | A review of John Newton’s latest book, The oldest foods on earth: a history of Australian native foods, with recipes.
Practice | Professor Lisa Diedrich speaks with Ricky Ricardo in Melbourne.
Review | A showcase of 30 years of work by landscape’s pioneer of “new wave naturalism,” Piet Oudolf.
News | The first ten years of Irish landscape practice, Dermot Foley Landscape Architects .
News | Beyond the Pavement: Urban Design Policy, Procedures & Design Principles
News | Landcom Street Tree Design Guidelines by JMD Design and Landcom
Review | Avant Gardeners looks at fifty exciting and innovative landscape architects and garden designers from around the world.
Practice | Many see greater density as key to less car-dependant cities. Planning maverick Paul Mees showed this belief is a delusion.