Tag: Parks

"Connect and Celebrate" by Tract.
News | Editorial Desk AAU | 3 Sep 2019

Five ‘visionary ideas’ for Brisbane golf course transformation

Brisbane City Council has published five speculative plans for the transformation of a golf course north of Brisbane’s CBD into a public park.

Central Park, Ho Chi Minh City by LAVA and Aspect Studios.
News | Patrick Hunn | 7 Aug 2019

LAVA, Aspect win competition to design major public park in Ho Chi Minh City

LAVA and Aspect Studios have designed a new park featuring sunken plazas, rainwater-harvesting “plants” and a curvaceous walkway plan inspired by the site’s history in the centre of Ho Chi Minh City.

The proposed town square designed by Richards and Richards and Spence and RPS Group will extend beneath a railway overpass.
News | Editorial Desk AAU | 10 Jan 2019

‘Town square’ to transform Brisbane’s Fish Lane

Richards and Spence and RPS Group have designed a new ‘town square’ for Brisbane’s Fish Lane that will comprise an urban park, hospitality, retail and gallery spaces.

New public park and hotel gardens in Shanghai incorporate recovered camphor trees

New public park and hotel gardens in Shanghai incorporate recovered camphor trees

Using over a thousand heritage camphor trees recovered from a site near Jiangxi, the park and gardens, designed by UK landscape designer Dan Pearson, will form a connected green space amidst a rising wave of urban development.

Dyuralya Square by Oculus and the City of Sydney.
News | Editorial Desk AAU | 13 Feb 2018

Disused Green Square lot to become 2,000-square-metre public square

Work will soon begin on the construction of a new public park on a vacant block of land in the Green Square urban renewal precinct, designed by Oculus.

An aerial view of the new Cato Square that will replace a car park near Chapel Street in Melbourne's Prahran.
News | Patrick Hunn | 24 Jan 2018

Work begins on burying 9,000m2 Melbourne carpark under public plaza

Work has begun on the conversion of a carpark in the Melbourne suburb of Prahran into a new 9,000-square-metre public park designed by Lyons and Aspect Studios.

Albert Park, Melbourne.
News | Patrick Hunn | 19 Jan 2018

Parks Victoria mulls downsizing 18-hole golf course to enlarge Albert Park

A draft masterplan would see an 18-hole golf course within Melbourne’s Albert Park more than halved in size to make way for more space usable by the general public.

Albert Road Reserve by Hassell.
News | Patrick Hunn | 15 Jan 2018

Expanded parkland to reclaim road and car park at Melbourne Metro Tunnel station

The Victorian government has unveiled Hassell’s design for an expanded park neighbouring a Metro Tunnel station.

The under-construction park on Buckhurst Street in Fishermans Bend, by prinicpal consultant Hayball and landscape architects Tract.

Construction begins on Fishermans Bend park

Major work has begun on the construction of a park designed by Hayball and Tract Consultants, built in anticipation of the urban renewal of the formerly industrial Fishermans Bend area of Melbourne.

Linear park at Murrumbeena.
News | Patrick Hunn | 20 Nov 2017

Final designs released for Melbourne ‘sky rail’ park

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.

The One Sydney Park site in Alexandria.
News | Editorial Desk AAU | 11 Sep 2017

Four teams compete to design Sydney Park apartments

The design of a residential complex enveloped by Sydney Park will be decided through an invited competition between four architectural teams.

How green is my vision?
Review | Michael Wright | 1 Sep 2017

How green is my vision?

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.

The proposed Southbank park by the City of Melbourne's City Design Studio, featuring the under-construction Australia 108 building by Fender Katsalidis Architects.
News | Patrick Hunn | 13 Jul 2017

Plan to convert road lane to park in Melbourne’s Southbank unveiled

Announced as part of its 2017/18 budget, the new linear park on Southbank Boulevard will deliver open green space to Melbourne’s most park-deprived suburb

Melbourne Square public park by Taylor Cullity Lethlean.
News | Patrick Hunn | 29 May 2017

Designs for Melbourne Square public park released

Part of the six-tower Melbourne Square development, the 3,700-square-metre park will occupy 20 percent of the site.

The community park by GHD Woodhead and GHD converted from a disused sewerage canal.
News | Editorial Desk AAU | 23 May 2017

Historic sewer transformed into community parkland

A portion of a the heritage-listed Main Outfall Sewer in Melbourne’s west has been transformed into a park by GHD Woodhead and GHD.

Westralian Centre concept by SIA Architects.
News | Patrick Hunn | 23 May 2017

Proposed Westralia Centre to unite military, Indigenous and settler history in South Perth site

A proposed “interpretative facility” would combine the functions of a museum, park and events space amid a 60 hectare public reserve.

An aerial view of the new Cato Square that will replace a car park near Chapel Street in Melbourne's Prahran.
News | Patrick Hunn | 21 Mar 2017

Lyons and Aspect Studios to transform Melbourne carpark into public park

The City of Stonnington council has revealed designs for a new park in place of what is currently a carpark in Melbourne’s Prahran, designed by Lyons Architecture and Aspect Studios.

The Greening the Pipeline pilot project at Williams Landing. Concept design by Henry Architects.
News | Linda Cheng | 15 Dec 2016

Disused sewer to become 27km linear park

A pilot project to convert a section of a disused sewerage drain into parkland has begun construction in Melbourne’s west.

Underpass Park in Toronto by Phillips Farevaag Smallenberg with The Planning Partnership and Paul Raff Studio. Melbourne group Left Under believes this project serves as an examples of how the spaces "left under" Melbourne's sky rail could be used.
News | Ricky Ray Ricardo | 10 Oct 2016

Independent group rallies community to design spaces ‘left under’ proposed Melbourne sky rail

An independent group seeks to identify proposals for the 225,000 square metres of open space that elevated rail will deliver.

Wynyard Park in 1906, just before the fences were removed to allow public access to this previously private open space.
Practice | Anne-Maree Whitaker | 6 Oct 2016

City of Sydney parks

Tracing the history of Sydney’s parks, from European settlement to today.