LA in the Media - Issue 104


David Yencken Image: The Sydney Morning Herald


4 November 2019 [Landscape Architecture Aotearoa]
Moonee Ponds plan proves a winner
The Australian Institute of Landscape Architects has awarded McGregor Coxall a 2019 landscape planning award for their 10-hectare Moonee Ponds Creek proposal for Melbourne. Read more. 

30 October 2019 [Foreground]
Seeing the light: new moves to tackle night sky pollution
Light pollution has knock-on effects that impact whole ecosystems. Read more.

30 October 2019 [ArchitectureAU]
‘Beautiful, welcoming and sustainable’: 2019 Australian Urban Design Awards
The winners of the 2019 Australian Urban Design Awards have been announced. From 52 shortlisted entries, 10 have received awards and commendations across categories for built projects as well as leadership, advocacy and research. Read more

29 October 2019 [Foreground]
Biodiversity loss: the canary in the coalmine
With 30 percent of Australia’s threatened species living in cities, there is an urgent need to plan, design and manage urban landscapes to conserve and enhance life. Read more. 

24 October 2019 [MENAFN]
Julian Bolleter
(MENAFN - The Conversation) Julian is the Deputy Director of the Australian Urban Design Research Centre (AUDRC) at the University of Western Australia. Read more.

25 October 2019 [The National Tribune]
National Award for Malop Street Green Spine
The Malop Street Green Spine project is receiving high praise across the country. Read more. 
23 October 2019 [Outdoor Design Space]
Climate Emergency a Hot Topic
AILA’s recent decision to declare a climate emergency was a hot topic at the sixth annual International Festival of Landscape Architecture in Melbourne last week. Read more.
22 October 2019 [WA Today]
Council push to increase rooftop gardens on high rises
Rooftop gardens and bars may no longer be counted as an entire storey in new developments as Brisbane City Council progresses legislation changes in a bid to encourage more green space. Read more. 

21 October 2019 [PSNews]
Wasted spaces? Shouldn’t we be doing more with our nature strips?
You may mock the national anthem by singing “Our land abounds in nature strips” but what you might not know is how true that is. Read more. 

21 October 2019 [The Sydney Morning Herald]
Visionary Yencken a thinker, entrepreneur and astute politician
David George Druce Yencken, AO: June 3,1931–September 21, 2019. David Yencken, a leader in Australian environmental thought and action, has died in Melbourne aged 88. More than any Australian of his generation, he showed us how to appreciate, inhabit and care for the land we live in.  Read more.

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