LA in the Media - Issue 112


PHOTO: Cairns Performing Arts Precinct - Build Australia

26 March 2020 [Urban]
Experts comment on a strategy to green our cities before it's too late
The world is heating up more quickly than we're aware of – it's not until you look at the facts, that it is evident we need to act fast. Australia has experienced its warmest and driest year to date (reaching 49.9C in December), while the world has recently recorded the second warmest year on record. Read more. 

25 March 2020 [Domain]
The $35 million ‘super-prime’ penthouse crowning one of Sydney city’s tallest new buildings
The coves and inlets of Sydney Harbour have inspired the design of the latest super-prime penthouse to hit the market, a $35 million trophy home crowning one of the tallest new residential buildings in the city. Read more. 

25 March 2020 [The National Tribune]
Refined mall concept design available for viewing
As part of the detailed design process for the Maude Street Mall project, Greater Shepparton City Council has developed a Refined Concept Design which is available for the community to view and provide feedback until 30 April. Read more. 

23 March 2020 [MSN]
Megaprojects of the future set to transform the world’s cities
Developments that will change city life forever.  Poised to transform cities around the world forever, a multitude of megaprojects are due for completion in the coming years. Read more. 

19 March 2020 [Build Australia]
Cairns Performing Arts Precinct wins urban design award
The Cairns Performing Arts Precinct, delivered in collaboration with CA Architects and Andrew Prowse Landscape Architect with Cairns Regional Council, has won this year’s Minister’s Award for Urban Design. Read more. 

18 March 2020 [Financial Review]
Working from home? You'll need more space
Self-isolation and the rise in working from home in a time of health crisis will increase the demand for apartments with more space to work in, says a Sydney landscape architect who is in quarantine and awaiting the results of his own coronavirus test. Read more. 

18 March 2020 [Herald Sun]
City of Greater Geelong to keep award, decision slammed
The City of Greater Geelong will be allowed to keep a national architecture award handed to it for its Green Spine project, despite a decision to spend $2 million ripping up some of the works. Read more. 

17 March 2020 [Foreground]
Tree change: What happens when living heritage becomes dead wood?
Robin Boyd’s Walsh Street house had a ‘significant tree’ that became a 25-metre-tall significant problem. But there’s life in those bones yet. Read more. 

16 March 2020 [ArchitectureAU)
2020 Queensland Minister’s Award for Urban Design announced
Two projects, in Brisbane and Cairns, have jointly won Queensland’s top prize for urban design, the Minister’s Award for Urban Design. Read more

16 March 2020 [Financial Review]
A nation of remote workers could mean a boom for this Aussie start-up
An Australian software start-up that has created an app to let people write all over digital PDF documents is in the money, after raising $9.3 million, and believes the coronavirus crisis could earn it lots of new customers.  Read more

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