Tag: Green infrastructure
The Victorian government has moved to protect the award-winning Geelong Green Spine from the local council’s wrecking ball, declaring Mercer and Garden streets a designated State Road Project.
AILA national president Shaun Walsh says Geelong City Council’s “retrograde” decision to modify the Malop Street Green Spine raises questions about a 2019 national award.
A Victorian council has decided to partially remove an award-winning green spine project less than two years after its completion.
The NSW government has announced plans to plant five million new trees across Sydney by 2030.
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.
The Sydney Part Water Re-use project by Turf Design Studio and Environmental Partnership is in the running to receive a Civic Trust Award.
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.
Melbourne’s underground rail project also contains a plan to actively improve, increase and preserve Melbourne’s inner-city “living infrastructure.”
The 202020 Vision is an initiative to create “20 percent more green space in Australia’s urban areas by the year 2020.” But the ambitions of the vision, and its claims to success, deserve some serious scrutiny.
Should weeds be embraced in built-up urban environments to provide resilient plantings that can thrive in the toughest conditions?
A Brisbane student has developed a plan to transform Brisbane’s busy Riverside Expressway into a public transport and pedestrian-focused “greenway.”
A new 14km cycleway will allow bicycle commuters from Melbourne’s western suburbs to travel express to the CBD.
Working with local and state governments and the private sector to achieve the best project outcomes for the built environment.
Recent industry campaigns and major policy documents promote nature’s critical role in supporting health and wellbeing.
A green infrastructure plan for Australia could ensure that changes in land use and climate are more easily managed.
The Australian Institute of Landscape Architects (AILA) has formed an alliance that will advise the Australian government on cities policy.