The Gold Coast’s new outdoor stage cleverly melds landscape and architecture to provide a flexible, functional and surprising space for future gatherings.
A new stadium and expansive parklands along the shores of Perth’s Swan River distil the essence of their Western Australian surrounds, offering multiple opportunities to engage with narratives of place.
A new elevated walk at Monash University’s Clayton campus draws biodiversity into the heart of student life, offering plentiful opportunities for research and repose.
Sprout Landscape Architecture with CAB Consulting have transformed a former hospital site in Sydney’s east into a community park that provides a flexible setting for future urban growth.
A new reserve on Melbourne’s western fringe celebrates one of Victoria’s most threatened ecologies by immersing users in the subtle beauty of native grasslands.
Community engagement, Aboriginal artwork, locally sourced timber and a piece of history have been brought together to create this new wharf in northern Victoria.
Over the past decade, Australian landscape architecture has grown in its range and expression. These ten projects allow a clear view of where the profession is headed.
This unconventional garden has followed its owner’s discovery of the grasslands of Melbourne’s west.
The City of Glenorchy engaged McGregor Coxall and Room 11 Architects to create a spectacular setting for art, sculpture and experience.
A poetic and dynamic light array provides information about the estuarine health of Hobart’s River Derwent by monitoring dissolved oxygen levels below the surface.
A horticultural postcard from Hauser & Wirth Somerset, an oasis of opportunism in a post-Brexit United Kingdom.
Occupying a former landfill site, the Sydney Park Water Re-use Project by Turf Design Studio and Environmental Partnership is an impressive fusion of design, science, art and ecology.
Aspect Studios and CHROFI create an elevated, pedestrian-scale linear park in Sydney that maintains a constant level of public life.
ARM Architecture and Taylor Cullity Lethlean combine post-punk populism with old-fashioned civic amenity to redefine Perth’s urban identity at Elizabeth Quay.
A “refreshingly minimalist” design by Lahz Nimmo Architects with Spackman Mossop Michaels offers safe passage for pedestrians and cyclists under Canberra’s Kings Avenue Bridge.
Bruce Mackenzie examines the design thinking, vegetation, soil science and collaboration that created Barangaroo Reserve.
For Brisbane’s new Lady Cilento Children’s Hospital, Conrad Gargett created an impressive suite of rooftop gardens full of drama and novelty.
A project in Victoria’s Latrobe Valley offers a happy intervention to a region facing serious economic and social challenges.
In the inner-city Brisbane suburb of New Farm, Landscapology presents a compelling vision of a new-century rural garden.
Callum Morton, Oculus and McBride Charles Ryan deliver an engaging new public artwork in Melbourne’s Docklands worthy of a visit.