LA in the Media - Issue 125

26 September 2020 [Your Neighbourhood]
Dan Murphy, Tavern & Hotel – Brookside Shopping Centre, Mitchelton
Mention: Landscape Architect: Jeremy Ferrier Landscape Architects 
A development application has been lodged for the redevelopment of the existing Brook Hotel, BWS Store and Accommodation, located at 167 Osborne Rd, Brookside Shopping Centre in Mitchelton. Read more

25 September 2020 [Architecture and Design]
Architectus and Bligh Tanner deliver a cooler and greener Western Sydney

Bligh Tanner and design and planning practice, Architectus, in partnership with Sydney Water, have delivered a significant urban planning project in Australia. Read more

24 September 2020 [Perth Now: Joondalup Times]
First look at new vision for Burns Beach cafe and foreshore
Mention: LD Total
LOCAL residents can get a new look at what a proposed beachside café or restaurant in Burns Beach could look like. Read more

24 September 2020 [Build Australia]
2020 National Architecture Awards shortlist announced
The shortlist for the Australian Institute of Architects’ 2020 National Architecture Awards has just been revealed. Read more

24 September 2020 [Foreground]
Marvellous no more: Melbourne’s planning failure
Mention: Bruce Echberg 
Melbourne’s growth area planning is failing, says a report by a prominent group of planners and urban design professionals, with stark consequences for Australia’s second largest city. Read more

23 September 2020 [Foreground]
Neighbourhood squared
Andy Fergus considers how the effects of small-scale civic works in two Melbourne suburbs have multiplied to bring about positive urban transformation. Read more

23 September 2020 [Domain]
How Newington and Sydney’s Olympic Village became a world-renowned neighbourhood
It’s one of the most enduring legacies of the 2000 Sydney Olympics — but it so very nearly never happened, it was revealed for the first time this week on the 20th anniversary of “the best Olympic Games ever”. Read more

22 September 2020 [Commercial Real Estate]
Investment tool launches to drive greater adoption of urban forest and greenspace
Following a 12 month industry consultation process, a new user-friendly investment tool has been made available to local government planning and operational asset managers, developers, landscape architects, arborists and urban greening consultants to help them perform accurate life-cycle investment analysis for urban trees. The tool, which is available today can be accessed along with a user instruction manual via the Hort Innovation website here: Read more

22 September 2020 [Australian Racing Greyhound]
Greater Brisbane Greyhound Centre At Purga In Planning Stages
Mention: Tract Consultants & Cox Architecture
The Greater Brisbane Greyhound Centre has reached an important milestone in its development with several key consultants appointed to the project. Read more

22 September 2020 [Landscape And Amenity]
Bespoke DLF Wildflower mix brightens the landscape
Mention: David Smith
A wildflower meadow at the heart of a brand-new retirement village in Alcester has been praised for its outstanding, long-lasting visual impact. Read more

22 September 2020 [Daily Telegraph]
Epping Road, Lane Cove Road: $33m plans for new village and medical centre
Mention: Arcadia Landscape Architecture 
Plans for a new multi-million dollar urban village featuring a plaza, new medical centre and apartments in North Ryde have been revealed. Read more

16 September 2020 [The Observer: Design]
Koichi Takada unveils plant-covered Urban Forest housing high rise for Brisbane

Urban Forest is a 30-storey apartment building covered in thousand trees and plants that Koichi Takada Architects has designed for Brisbane, Australia. Read more

September 2020 [Green Magazine]
2020 National Architecture Awards shortlist released

The tightly contested competition for the title of Australia’s best architecture in 2020 moved a step closer today with the release of the Australian Institute of Architects’ National Architecture Awards shortlist. Read more


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