Tag: Interviews

Next Architects' design for Dafne Schippersbrug (Dafne Schippers Bicycle Bridge) in Oog in Al, Utrecht integrates a bicycle and pedestrian bridge with a school and a public park.

Marijn Schenk: Catalyzing connections

Marijn Schenk, co-founder of Dutch practice Next Architects, spoke with Landscape Australia about collaboration, new perspectives and the pursuit of social and ecological agendas.

The Mekong Delta Region Plan 2030, Vision to 2050, prepared by RUA, M. Waibel, E. Heikkila and T. Collier, in collaboration with the Southern Institute of Strategic Planning, proposes a strategy for the Mekong Delta region that includes combining solar energy with intensive agriculture.
Practice | Janina Gosseye | 10 Oct 2018

Kelly Shannon: Fluid states

Kelly Shannon’s work is concerned with the evolving relationship between landscape, infrastructure and urbanization. Prior to her visit to Brisbane in March to speak at the Asia Pacific Architecture Forum, Shannon spoke with Janina Gosseye about cross-cultural practice, climate change and the recovery of the public realm.

The garden at the Owen Architecture-designed Rosalie House in Brisbane, designed by Dan Young Landscape Architect, eschews typical responses such as screening and bordering.
Practice | Ricky Ray Ricardo | 5 Oct 2017

Dan Young and Paul Owen: Rethinking the suburban landscape

Dan Young began his landscape architecture practice with the help of friend and collaborator Paul Owen (Owen Architecture), working on a number of residential projects in Brisbane. Landscape Australia caught up with the duo to talk collaboration, private practice and planting design.

Archipelago Communal Courtyard by Terrain.

On the edge: Steven Tupu on activism and risk-taking

Hailing from New Zealand, Steven Tupu trained as a landscape architect in Australia before emigrating to New York to found Terrain, a practice that has participated in that city’s enormous transformation over the past two decades.

Professor Emeritus Marc Treib visited Australia throughout October and November 2016, delivering lectures on the work of Isamu Noguchi.
Practice | Fiona Johnson | 12 May 2017

Marc Treib: Attending place

Noted historian and critic of landscape architecture, Marc Treib, speaks with Fiona Johnson about his new book Austere Gardens, Isamu Noguchi and landscape design.

Orongo Station Conservation Masterplan by Nelson Byrd Woltz Landscape Architects.
Practice | Ricky Ray Ricardo | 3 Apr 2017

Thomas Woltz: Working with rich terrain

Thomas Woltz spoke with Landscape Australia editor Ricky Ray Ricardo about restoration ecology, planting design and responding to social issues by design.

The scheme includes the Eden Project, a contemporary art space, a produce market, an Antarctic and science precinct, a hotel and commercial and residential uses.
Practice | Ricky Ray Ricardo | 15 Dec 2016

Michael Wright and Cassandra Chilton on MONA’s vision for Macquarie Point

LandscapeAustralia speaks with Rush Wright Associates about MONA’s vision for Australia’s first major public acknowledgment of the Black War at Macquarie Point.

Triggering empathy: a bullfighting protest in front of the Guggenheim Museum, Bilbao, Spain, 2009.
Practice | Claire Martin | 2 Dec 2016

Charles Landry: Applying emotional intelligence

Charles Landry chats with Claire Martin about the lack of emotional and aesthetic intelligence that is applied to city-making.

Highrise construction in Dubai, UAE, where much of the architecture is designed from afar, with little connection to the nuances of place. Juhani Pallasmaa describes it as “almost irresponsible to design buildings in alien cultures.”

Juhani Pallasmaa: Experiencing slowness

A conversation with Finnish architect and philosopher Juhani Pallasmaa.

The Navy Yards Central Green by James Corner Field Operations is a five-acre park in the heart of a new corporate centre in Philadelphia, Pennsylvania.
Practice | Alex Georgouras | 4 Oct 2016

Australian landscape architects in the USA

Alex Georgouras catches up with three Australian expatriate landscape architects emerging within the North American tableau – Richard Weller, Matt Grunbaum and Victoria Marshall.

Altab Ali Park, Whitechapel, by Muf Architecture/Art (2011).

Katherine Clarke: Making space for doubt

Katherine Clarke, founding partner of Muf Architecture/Art, on public space and the ‘lived experience of democracy’.

Kate Orff is founder and partner of New York–based landscape architecture studio Scape and director of Columbia University's Graduate Urban Design Program.
Practice | Claire Martin | 4 May 2016

Kate Orff: Translating Research into Action

Claire Martin speaks with Kate Orff, founder and design director of New York-based landscape architecture practice Scape.

Artist’s impression of Alkmios Beach, WA, looking west to the beach from the Marmion Avenue Regional Centre.
Practice | Michael Chapman | 3 May 2016

Michael Chapman: Building Alkimos Beach

Interview from the 2013 Urban Issue of Landscape Architecture Australia about Alkimos Beach, WA.

The perpetual gridlock of Parramatta Road as it currently exists.
Practice | Adrian McGregor | 3 May 2016

Adrian McGregor: Strategies for Parramatta Road

A conversation from the 2013 Urban Issue of Landscape Architecture Australia.

Landscape Architect Perry Lethlean of Taylor Cullity Lethlean.
Practice | Catherin Bull | 2 May 2016

Perry Lethlean: Stories of place

Perry Lethlean of Taylor Cullity Lethlean talks to Catherin Bull about narrative, place and the New Civic in contemporary public gardens.

Kate Cullity: Maker's mark
Practice | 2 May 2016

Kate Cullity: Maker’s mark

Interview with Kate Cullity – landscape architect, environmental artist, head of TCL’s Adelaide office.

Lisa Diedrich: European landscape architecture
Practice | Ricky Ray Ricardo | 2 May 2016

Lisa Diedrich: European landscape architecture

Professor Lisa Diedrich speaks with Ricky Ricardo in Melbourne.

Anton James: Disrupting cohesion
Practice | 1 May 2016

Anton James: Disrupting cohesion

Anton James of JMD Design is an accomplished and highly regarded landscape architect and artist with more than twenty years experience in the profession.

Jane Irwin: Hands on
Practice | 1 May 2016

Jane Irwin: Hands on

Landscape architect Jane Irwin talks about her practice and process.

Games Night
Practice | Amy Grey | 1 May 2016

Games Night

A fun-filled urban tactic brings Brisbanites back into King George Square.