Tag: Landscape

A cascading steel mesh staircase is bolted onto a rock face adjacent to the MacKenzie River.
Review | Ricky Ray Ricardo | 3 May 2016

Of Stone and steel: MacKenzie Falls Precinct

A bold yet highly site-specific gesture rarely seen in Australian national parks and conservation areas.

A crisp plane of paving is positioned within a square of four plane trees.
Review | Ray Edgar | 3 May 2016

Zinc House

A contemporary pared-back garden that elides the distinction between gallery space and domestic living.

Lush tropical plantings at the rear of the garden are reflected on the pool’s surface.
Review | Tanya Wood | 3 May 2016

Parsley Bay Garden

This lush Sydney villa garden is enriched by a collection of bespoke artworks.

Dramatic rocks tower from Circular ponds in the water feature by artist Ashika Ostapkowicz.
Review | Anne Latreille | 3 May 2016

Mount Eliza Garden

An artful composition by landscape architects Sinatra Murphy on Victoria’s Mornington Peninsula.

Looking back at the house from across the dam.
Review | Dianne Firth | 3 May 2016


Fresh Landscape Design has transformed a drought-ravaged property outside of Canberra into a resilient garden.

The bedroom courtyard is structured around an elegant reflective pool in the Adelaide villa garden.
Review | Aylwen Dennis | 3 May 2016

Two Adelaide Villas

A contemporary play on Renaissance and other historic garden styles.

The horizontal planes of the house contrast with the ragged verticality of the nearby eucalyptus grove.
Review | Catherin Bull | 3 May 2016

The garden at Medhurst

A contemporary take on modernist landscape design by Tract Consultants in Victoria’s Yarra Valley.

The above-ground concrete pool was designed by architects James Stockwell and Jonathan Temple.
Review | Laura Harding | 3 May 2016

Forest Edge Garden

In a bushland clearing high above the Hunter Valley, a sublime garden by Jane Irwin.

Aerial view of Londscale Street in Central Dandenong. Streetscaping by Taylor Cullity Lethlean and BKK Architects.
Review | Beau Beza | 3 May 2016

Revitalising Central Dandenong

A $290 million urban renewal initiative aimed at revitalizing central Dandenong.

Illawarra flame trees (Brachychiton acerifolius) provide shade over the terraced steps.
Review | Suzanne Kyte | 3 May 2016

The Plaza at the Brisbane Showgrounds

A generous, layered events space for the RNA Showgrounds Regeneration Project by Lat27.

A composition of Washington palms perforates the paved area at the entrance to the pool.
Review | Julian Raxworthy | 3 May 2016

Prince Alfred Park

Sue Barnsley Design and Neeson Murcutt Architects’ upgrade of Sydney’s Prince Alfred Park + Pool.

The graphic surface of the multipurpose area allows for a variety of sports and activities to occur simultaneously.
Review | Bonnie Grant | 3 May 2016

Box Hill Gardens Multipurpose Area

A sport and recreation space by Aspect Studios doubles as a backyard for local residents.

The vacant public spaces in Aurora signal a need for occupation.
Review | Helen Day | 3 May 2016


A six-hundred-hectare flagship development in Melbourne’s north by Place Victoria, seven years on.

North Lakes was developed by Stockland and expects a final population figure of around 25,000.
Review | Mark Fuller | 3 May 2016

North Lakes and Fitzgibbon Chase

In South East Queensland, two master-planned communities are spearheading regional growth.

Workers from the adjoining Brookfield Tower descend on the plaza for lunch.
Review | Julian Bolleter | 3 May 2016

Brookfield Place

A pragmatic urban plaza by Hassell facilitates social richness in an otherwise corporate address.

Julluck Pond features a curved bridge spillway that treats stormwater and detains flood water.
Review | Linda Corkery | 3 May 2016

The Ponds

A sustainable residential development with landscape architecture by Clouston Associates.

Planting is layered and massed, using indigenous species.
Review | Marcus Baumgart | 3 May 2016

Saltwater Coast

Tract Consultants used landscape as the starting point for this new residential subdivision.

Kibera Public Space Project 01 site in 2006, before the Kounkuey Design Initiative began.
Practice | Mark Tyrrell | 3 May 2016

Kibera Public Space Project

Kounkuey Design Initiative in Kibera, Kenya: Transforming a polluted river corridor.

Community group VISION 2020 collaborates with John Mongard Landscape Architects onsite through a process running that has been running over six years.
Practice | Suzanne Kyte | 3 May 2016

Bingara’s living classroom

John Mongard Landscape Architects and the NSW Bingara community strategize to future-proof the town.

New but nostalgic: colours, material and form speak of pools past.
Review | Philip Goad | 3 May 2016

Prince Alfred Park Pool

Neeson Murcutt Architects and Sue Barnsley Design embed memory and art into a Sydney urban space.

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