LA in the Media - Issue 123

26 August 2020 [The National Tribune]
Council successful with State Government funding for Princess Park off-leash dog park
Greater Shepparton City Council has been successful in its application for funding to establish a new off-leash dog park at Princess Park under the State Government’s Building Works Package. Read more

August 2020 [Architecture and Design]
Construction begins on Architectus-designed National Herbarium
Construction has officially commenced on the new National Herbarium of NSW, designed by Architectus in collaboration with architect Richard Leplastrier and landscape architect Craig Burton. Read more

26 August 2020 [Homes to love]
5 deck design tips to help upgrade your outdoor entertaining
There's nothing greater than lounging on your very own deck throughout the warmer months and basking in the sun, so to help you add the perfect deck that balances form with function to your home, we've pulled together 5 essential deck design tips to follow. Read more

26 August 2020 [Canberra Times]
ACT election 2020: Greens leader Shane Rattenbury plans for 'environment election'
Climate-conscious leadership will be at the forefront of voters' minds when they head to the ballot box in October, according to ACT Greens leader Shane Rattenbury. Read more

25 August 2020 [Landscape Architecture Aoteatoa]
The reinvention of Sydney Park
Sydney Park in Australia was once a cemetery of sorts for rusting car bodies; a place where televisions and fridges and other detritus of modern life went to die when no longer wanted by the city’s inhabitants. Read more

24 August 2020 [Sanctuary Magazine]
In the line of fire: Garden design to reduce the threat of bushfire

Increased risk of bushfire may be the new normal in many parts of Australia. Read more.

19 August 2020 [Richmond River Independent]
Rappville community hall vision rises from the ashes
TEN months since a fierce fire destroyed the Rappville Community Hall and the house next to it, a new vision has risen from the ashes of October 8. Read more .

August 2020 [Green Magazine]
Thinking Ahead
It’s all very well to decide you would like some type of green in an urban development – but what to do when your project faces north and is bang on the street? Read more .

18 August 2020 [Golf Industry Central]
Major upgrade has started on Fremantle Public Golf Course

The project is initiated by the Main Roads Western Australia (MRWA) High Street and Stirling Highway upgrade project, and designs and managed by Perth-based landscape architects Aspect Studios, including specialist golf course designer Richard Chamberlain. Read more.

16 August 2020 [Sydney Morning Herald]
State government launches competition for Sydney's public spaces

The COVID-19 crisis offers a unique opportunity to transform Sydney's public spaces, as the Minister for Planning and Public Spaces, Rob Stokes, urges Sydneysiders to "seize the moment" and come up with ideas for parks and public facilities. Read more.

16 August 2020 [World Landscape Architecture]
IFLA APR- Landscape Without Borders seeking ideas from landscape architects for a post-covid world

Kotchakorn Voraakhom, Chairwoman of Landscape Architects Without Borders (LAWB) IFLA APR recently put out the call for landscape architects to provide their hopes, fears and aspirations for a post-covide world. Read more .

13 August 2020 [Great Southern Herald]
Katanning’s All Ages Playground secures triple title at WA Landscape Architecture Awards

Katanning’s revamped All Ages Playground has claimed three titles at this year’s WA Landscape Architecture Awards. Read more.

4 August 2020 [Domain]
The Randwick apartments that come hand-in-hand with Sydney’s coolest playground and eateries

For generations, the Paris end of Randwick was The Spot, a boutique cluster of shops, restaurants and cafes sprinkled around the art deco Ritz Cinema. Read more

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