LA in the Media - Issue 50, 30 April - 4 May 2017

Anton James speaks to Kathryn Gustafson in new Landscape Architecture podcast (Image: Foreground)

Thursday 4 May 2017 [Architecture & Design]

Q&A with Claire Martin: The importance of designing resilient landscapes

This Saturday 6 May, the Landscape Australia Conference will take over the Frank Gehry-designed Dr Chau Chak Wing Building at the University of Technology Sydney. Read more.

Wednesday 3 May 2017 [Outdoor Design Source]

Zuccoli’s Tower of Heights

Look out Darwin! The new Zuccoli playspace has been outfitted by adventure+ with a huge play tower and a double flying fox to provide locals with endless hours of flying fun. Read more.

Wednesday 3 May 2017 [The Real Estate Conversation]

Aerial images reveal transformation of Sydney’s transport projects

New, before-and-after aerial photographs have been revealed by Nearmap, documenting the progress of Sydney’s transport projects. The aerial imagery company’s photographs illustrate the changes being made to the face of the NSW capital as $33 billion worth of new rail lines, light rail tracks and motorways come into being. Read more.

Wednesday 3 May 2017 [Australian Design Review]

Freestate’s Adam Scott on smart cities vs human cities

Last month, HASSELL launched Urban Futures – a thought-provoking program and blog which features research and new ideas in both the local and international architectural sphere. Adam Scott, founder and creative director at FreeState, which last year merged with HASSELL, talks to ADR about his latest research piece for the program. Read more.

Tuesday 2 May 2017 [Foreground]

Landscape conversations: Anton James speaks to Kathryn Gustafson

Landscape Conversations is a new podcast by Anton James, exploring the diverse ways in which landscape is worked in, thought of and defined. Foreground brings you a podcast excerpt, a conversation between Anton James and award-winning landscape architect Kathryn Gustafson. Read more.

Tuesday 2 May 2017 [The Urban Developer]

Part Two; Being The Nike+ Of Public Space: Building A Sense Of Belonging – Adam Scott

As we move into the ‘Era of Experience’ developers and city makers are struggling with the pressing need to secure higher quality public engagement to ensure real success in delivering great public spaces that people love. Read more.

Sunday 30 April 2017 [Architecture and Design]

‘Sketches of Frank Gehry’ to open ArchiFlix Sydney

ArchiFlix Sydney 2017 kickstarts this year’s festival with a special documentary on internationally-renowned architect Frank Gehry, created by award-winning filmmaker Sydney Pollack. The ArchiFlix Festival begins on Thursday 4th May 2017 at the Sydney Maritime Museum Theatre in Darling Harbour. Read more.