LA in the Media - Issue 118


Image Credit: Scott Shingley

22 June 2020 [Hashtag]
Here's how green roofs and walls can flourish in Australia
Tomorrow is the first World Green Roof Day. Cities around the world will celebrate the well-documented environmental, economic and social benefits of green roofs. Read more.

20 June 2020 [Jimboomba Times]
Clifftop garden wins landscaping award

A remarkable clifftop garden in Sydney's Vaucluse has won the Australian Institute of Landscape Architects NSW Award of Excellence in the Gardens category. Read more.

19 June 2020 [The Age]
Plotlines: virtual tours for unusual times

While COVID-19 has put paid to private gardens opening to the public in the physical sense, Open Gardens Victoria has started a program of opening gardens “virtually”. Read more.

18 June 2020 [The Real Estate Conversation]
Virtual awards celebrate NSW landscapes

The Australian Institute of Landscape Architects (AILA) has announced the winners of the 2020 NSW Landscape Architecture Awards. Read more.

18 June 2020 [Landscape Australia]
Winners announced: 2020 ACT Landscape Architecture Awards

The Australian Institute of Landscape Architects (AILA) has announced the winners of the 2020 ACT Landscape Architecture Awards. Read more.

18 June 2020 [Green Magazine]
Queensland Landscape Architecture Awards highlight importance of shared space for community

As Queenslanders spend more time in parks and community spaces due to Coronavirus, the global pandemic has highlighted the importance of well-designed outdoor space that puts the needs of the users first. Read more.

18 June 2020 [Outdoor Design Source]
2020 NSW LANDSCAPE ARCHITECTURE AWARD WINNERS ANNOUNCED

AILA announced the winners of the 2020 NSW Landscape Architecture Awards at a virtual ceremony on Wednesday 17 June. Read more.

17 June 2020 [Landscape Australia]
Winners announced: 2020 NSW Landscape Architecture Awards

Awarded projects include a garden that celebrates the heritage of Sydney's Chinatown; a conservation framework for a major urban park; and an Indigenous dance ground for healing and belonging. Read more.

10 June 2020 [Green Magazine]
Research into health benefits of green space receives funding
Research led by UNSW Sydney and University of Glasgow on the health impacts of quality green space in cities has received funding from the UKRI-NHMRC. Read more.
 
10 June 2020 [Outdoor Design Space]
Queensland Landscape Architecture Awards

COVID-19 has highlighted the importance of outdoor spaces that put the needs of users first. The QLD AILA Awards recognise the best of these spaces and emphasise the importance of community space as we recover from the pandemic. Read more. 

10 June 2020 [Architecture and Design]
QLD Landscape Awards' greener community

As Queenslanders spend more time in parks and community spaces due to Coronavirus, the global pandemic has highlighted the importance of well-designed outdoor space that puts the needs of the users first. Read more.

9 June 2020 [World Landscape Architecture]
Ping Tom Memorial Park | site design group

Ping Tom Memorial Park is a shining example of the transformation of vacant open space into a well-loved community amenity. Read more.

5 June 2020 [UNSW]
Greener cities could be a key component of our COVID-19 recovery

A roadmap to fast-track flourishing green roofs, walls and facades released today could provide a job stimulus and support economic recovery. Read more.

4 June 2020 [Outdoor Design Source]
Greenspace for Green Square

An exciting and ambitious new public park will be developed at the heart of the Green Square town centre in Sydney, dubbed The Drying Green, which will be influenced by the site’s industrial foundation of wool washing and aims to become one of the most popular parks in Sydney. Read more.

3 June 2020 [MSN]
Prince Charles says 'restoring balance with nature' could prevent pandemics

Prince Charles has said we must “restore balance with the natural world” or face the risk of more deadly global pandemics, such as the Covid-19 outbreak. Read more.


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