LA in the Media - Issue 110


PHOTO: Malop Street was the first phase of a green spine planned to run through central Geelong. (ABC News: Nicole Mills)

19 February 2020 [ArchitectureAU] 

Woods Bagot’s ‘transformative’ three-tower project for Perth
A three-tower project near Perth Arena and Yagan Square designed by Woods Bagot will be “transformative” for the area, according to the council’s design advisors. Read more. 

20 February 2020 [Outdoor Design Source]
AILA Introduces New CEO
The Australian Institute of Landscape Architects (AILA) has officially announced the appointment of Ben Stockwin as its new CEO, who will commence the top job in April 2020.Read more

20 February 2020[Foreground] 
Ancient infrastructure, resilient future: Julia Watson’s ‘Lo-TEK’ vision for sustainable cities
A new book by landscape architect Julia Watson reveals lessons from indigenous building practices that might help our cities weather the worst of climate change. Read more. 

21 February 2020 [Landscape Australia]
2020 National Landscape Architecture Awards jury named
The Australian Institute of Landscape Architects has announced the jury that will determine the winners of the 2020 National Landscape Architecture Awards. Read more.

28 February 2020  [Cairns Post]
Geelong council never fully embraced idea of Green Spine, says professor
Geelong’s Green Spine was never fully embraced by a city council that is now experiencing the results of “half-baked” solutions, the mastermind behind the project has claimed. Read more. 

28 February 2020 [Landscape Australia]
‘Retrograde, appalling waste’: AILA National Award-winning project to be trashed
A Victorian council has decided to partially remove an award-winning green spine project less than two years after its completion. Read more. 

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