Tag: Regional Australia
Searle x Waldron Architecture, Edwards Moore and Bush Projects have won the competition with a proposal lauded for its “deep and thorough understanding” of the site.
In the Far North Coast of New South Wales, contested ideas of pre- and post-European settlement landscapes, managed by hierarchies of scenic beauty and ecological value, have created tensions in the community.
A competition invites multidisciplinary teams to rethink the public open spaces of Point Grey on Victoria’s Surf Coast.
We need to renew the language of ecological design to better confront the complexity and uncertainty of today’s challenges.
Anyone who has travelled through regional Australia would understand the importance many towns place on their welcome signs – not just to communicate useful information, but also to establish and project an identity of place.
As we face a future of more frequent and severe weather events due to climate change, we need to start redesigning our towns and regional cities to better cope with shock events.
Community engagement, Aboriginal artwork, locally sourced timber and a piece of history have been brought together to create this new wharf in northern Victoria.
Windfarms are still a divisive issue for many communities due to their visual impact on pastoral landscapes.
Early works have commenced on the implementation of a masterplan by McGregor Coxall that aims to improve and conserve the Victoria’s Shipwreck Coast.
In the past twelve months an impressive twenty-five thousand indigenous trees and shrubs have been planted on Karl and Rachel’s 100-acre property in south-eastern Victoria.
Rem Koolhaas and David Gianotten from the Office for Metropolitan Architecture (OMA) recently spoke to an audience of more than 700 people at the Melbourne School of Design about their new research direction – the countryside.
This issue goes bush to uncover a wealth of exciting projects and initiatives that thoughtfully respond to complex circumstances in regional Australia.
A preview of the August 2017 issue of Landscape Architecture Australia.
A new cultural tourism trail linking large-scale public artworks in Western Australia’s Wheatbelt region to be launched as part of Perth’s annual PUBLIC festival.
New research shows regional cities generate national economic growth and jobs at the same rate as big metropolitan cities, but they require greater investment to prosper.
By redeveloping its waterfront, the Shire of Esperance aimed to balance a family-oriented destination with improved infrastructure, tourist attractions and opportunities for private investment.
Equivalent in size to Sydney Harbour, the Latrobe Valley’s open-cut mines offer massive potential for future uses. But rehabilitation must be granted the critical public and governmental attention it deserves.
Cat Nadel of Environment Victoria discusses their recent report Life After Coal: Pathways to a Just and Sustainable Transition for the Latrobe Valley.
Many regional and rural towns across Australia are experiencing slow but steady decline, but death is not inevitable.
Is Newcastle’s laid-back attitude to urban projects denying its potential?