LA in the Media - Issue 69

Professor Cathy Hope at the National Arboretum playground.

Professor Cathy Hope at the National Arboretum playground. Photo: Dion Georgopoulos

 

 

8 March 2018 [The Fifth Estate]

International Women’s Day: built environment sector doubles down on gender equality

Architectural firm BVN announced it had set 2025 as the date at which gender parity must be achieved across all levels and areas of the studio.

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12 March 2018 [The Sydney Morning Herald]

German experts recommend major revamp of Queensland's public transport

German public transport experts have recommended an overhauled, integrated public transport system for south-east Queensland after they found a culture of mistrust between Queensland Rail and the transit authority TransLink.

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9 March 2018 [The West Australian]

Cemetery upgrade voted in

Hedland’s councillors have approved a $3.4 million revamp of the South Hedland Cemetery at an ordinary council meeting last Wednesday.

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13 March 2018 [Property Observer]

Gender equity to be researched in landscape architecture

The Australian Institute of Landscape Architects (AILA)has announced the launch of a gender equity studyto investigate the participation of women in landscape architecture and develop strategies to address gender inequity in the profession.

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14 March 2018 [Outdoor Design Source]

AILA partners with new built environment channel

The Australian Institute of Landscape Architects (AILA) has partnered with a new media service aiming to support and inspire those who plan and design Australian landscapes and buildings.

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Rooftop Garden in Pyrmont, Sydney. Source: Green Roofs Australasia

 


 

8 March 2018 [The Fifth Estate]

International Women’s Day: built environment sector doubles down on gender equality

Architectural firm BVN announced it had set 2025 as the date at which gender parity must be achieved across all levels and areas of the studio.

Read more

 

 

12 March 2018 [The Sydney Morning Herald]

German experts recommend major revamp of Queensland's public transport

German public transport experts have recommended an overhauled, integrated public transport system for south-east Queensland after they found a culture of mistrust between Queensland Rail and the transit authority TransLink.

Read more

 

 

9 March 2018 [The West Australian]

Cemetery upgrade voted in

Hedland’s councillors have approved a $3.4 million revamp of the South Hedland Cemetery at an ordinary council meeting last Wednesday.

Read more

 

 

13 March 2018 [Property Observer]

Gender equity to be researched in landscape architecture

The Australian Institute of Landscape Architects (AILA)has announced the launch of a gender equity studyto investigate the participation of women in landscape architecture and develop strategies to address gender inequity in the profession.

Read more



14 March 2018 [Outdoor Design Source]

AILA partners with new built environment channel

The Australian Institute of Landscape Architects (AILA) has partnered with a new media service aiming to support and inspire those who plan and design Australian landscapes and buildings.

Read more

 

 

 

 

14 March 2018

Australian design for Sydney Park wins 2018 Civic Trust awards in the UK

Sydney-based landscape architects Turf Design Studio in collaboration with Environmental Partnership has been awarded both the Civic Trust Award and The Special Award for Sustainability at Europe’s longest running awards program for the built environment, the 59th Civic Trust Awards.

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16 March 2018 [Sydney Morning Herald]

Experimental garden opens its gate

Kate Herd's rambling riverside garden in Alphington is open this weekend (March 17 and 18). Herd, an artist, garden designer and writer, has been fashioning this 2.4-hectare spread for more than 20 years and it has everything from terraced ornamental beds and a kitchen garden to naturalistic wetlands and sweeping expanses of indigenous grasses. Herd has described the garden as a "laboratory for experimentation" where she watches how particular plants cope with different growing conditions and maintenance techniques.

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19 March 2018 [The Canberra Times]

Canberra’s playgrounds have evolved since the safety-obsessed 80s and 90s

It's a scene of pure joy - three young kids playing outside in a burnt-out car, with the sun on their faces and scabs on their knees.

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20 March 2018 [AEOL]

Marshall, Arup and McGregor Coxall appointed to Stage One of the Shipwreck Cost Master Plan

Arup: has been appointed to Stage One of the Shipwreck Coast Master Plan, with lead architect Denton Corker Marshall, and landscape architect, McGregor Coxall, by Parks Victoria. The three significant projects include the construction of two new lookouts at the Twelve Apostles and the Loch Ard Gorge Precinct, as well as a new pedestrian bridge in Port Campbell along Victoria’s Great Ocean Road.

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21 March 2018 [Australian Interior Design Awards] [Architecture AU]

Greenedge Design (Landscape Architects) in partnership with Gray Puksand Architects are shortlisted in the Australian Interior Design Awards

Greenedge Design (Landscape Architects) in partnership with Gray Puksand Architects are shortlisted in the Australian Interior Design Awards (Public Design Category) for their project work at Goodstart Early Learning, Adelaide Street, Brisbane.

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