LA in the Media - Issue 51, 5 May - 26 May 2017

Michael White tells StreetChat about life and practice in the Northern Territory. (Image: Street Furniture Australia)

Friday 26 May 2017 [Specifier]


In this white paper, presented by ACO and Specifier, we look at the design challenges of integrating drainage into pedestrian friendly external areas, and how these challenges can be met using ACO’s Heelsafe® Anti-Slip grates. Read more.

Wednesday 17 May 2017 [Street Furniture Australia]

In Profile: Michael White

Michael White moved to Darwin as a landscape architect with CLOUSTON Associates on a two-year plan. Nine years later, he tells StreetChat about life and practice in the Northern Territory. Read more.

Wednesday 17 May 2017 [Merimbula News]

Check out the Short Point plan

If you have an interest in Short Point, Merimbula, how it looks now and how that might change with council’s master plans there is an opportunity to discuss the plans in situ on Thursday afternoon 3-4pm, May 18. Read more.

Wednesday 17 May 2017 [RiotACT]

Celebration of women in landscape architecture provides platform for debate on city design

Do we have a responsibility to create public spaces that serve all people and their lifestyles equally? How well does Canberra do it? What should we do – and can we do better? Read more.

Monday 15 May 2017 [Architecture & Design]

$8M budgeted to increase Sydney’s tree cover

The City of Sydney will spend an additional $8 million to increase tree canopy coverage in the city over the next 10 years. Read more.

Monday 15 May 2017 [Her Canberra]

Light and Sound: the secrets to a 24-hour city

As Canberra becomes denser, as more people move closer to Civic and into new urban precincts, and as more people are attracted to the best of buzzing city life, noise and light pollution are very real challenges that we must grapple with. Read more.

Friday 5 May 2017 [Daily Bulletin]

Higher-density cities need greening to stay healthy and liveable

Access to high-quality public open space is a key ingredient of healthy, liveable cities. This has long been recognised in government planning policy, based on a large body of academic research showing that accessible green spaces lead to better health outcomes. Read more.