LA in the Media - Issue 107


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19 January 2020 [Landscape Australia]
“Be open and listen”: Tim Hart on landscape architecture and post-bushfire recovery
Melbourne practice Urban Initiatives worked on a number of projects following the 2009 Black Saturday fires, including the reconstruction of the Victorian town of Marysville, the facilitating of community-led processes associated with the reconstruction process and the design of bushfire memorials, including the Strathewen community memorial and the Mitchell Shire Council’s and Whittlesea City Council’s memorials. Read more.

17 January 2020 [World Landscape Architect]
AILA launches online network to support parents balance their careers
The Australian Institute of Landscape Architects (AILA) has launched a new online network to support parents and expecting parents to balance their career.  Read more.

15 January 2020 [Your Neighbourhood]
$6.5 Million Green Space Open – Sporting Precinct, Carseldine Urban Village
The Sport and Recreation Precinct (Stage S) within the Carseldine Urban Village is officially open to the public, with a local club cricket match played at ‘The Green’, between Bracken Ridge and Brookfield United. Read more.

Australia's burning - a call to action
Wherever you were around the world this holiday break - there was no escaping the cataclysmic Australia fires and as we get back to business for this new decade there is no doubt the fires and their effects will continue to dominate discussion. Read more. 

8 January 2020 [Australian Associated Press]
UNSW experts available to comment on the bushfire crisis
UNSW academics are available to interview on the bushfires, discussing links to climate change, politics and landscape management. Read more

7 January 2020 [World Landscape Architect]
The Australian Bushfires are a warning to the world
Over the past few months, there have been bushfires (wildfires) that have burnt in many states of Australia. These fires have burnt through over 8.4 million hectares (21 million acres; 84,000 square kilometres; 32,000 square miles) including over 2,500 buildings with over 25 people perishing along with an estimated 500 million animals. Read more. 

7 January 2020 [Waste Management Review]
City of Melbourne installs floating waste bins
The City of Melbourne has installed floating waste bins to stop litter washing into the Yarra River at Docklands. Read more.

6 January 2020 [Architecture and Design]
GHDWoodhead ranked as top architecture practice in Australasia
GHDWoodhead has been ranked #1 in Australasia by revenue in the World Architecture 100 2020 (WA100) list, published annually by UK-based magazine Building Design. Read more.

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