LA in the Media - Issue 53, 14 - 23 June 2017

“Nature Play” playground in the Royal Park, Melbourne.

Thursday 8 June 2017 [Place Design Group]

New outdoor study space an asset for UQ students

Students at The University of Queensland (UQ) are enjoying access to a revitalised outdoor space, following the opening of Duhig Place, a newly-designed space adjacent to the Social Sciences and Humanities Library at the St Lucia campus. Read more.

Wednesday 7 June 2017 [Place Design Group]

Place Design Group expands offering in NQ

Place Design Group has announced Hywel Jones Landscape Architects merger with their Townsville-based team, expanding the company’s offering in North Queensland (Qld). Read more.

Friday 2 June 2017 [Landscape Architecture Magazine]

The Wharf at Work


Monday 29 May 2017 [Ellaslist]

It's Official! This Is The Best Playground in NSW

The results are in: Lizard Log Park & Playground in the Western Sydney Parklands is the BEST playground in NSW and the ACT! Read more.

Friday 26 May 2017 [Government of South Australia]

Tram artwork for National Reconciliation Week

The Kardi Munaintya — Emu Dreaming — wrap aims to recognise the special place and culture of Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander people as the First Australians, in a joint initiative of the South Australian Government and SA National Aborigines and Islanders Day Observance Committee (NAIDOC) Week. Read more.

Friday 26 May 2017 [City News]

Arts / Outdoor sculptures seize the day

“CARPE diem boys, Carpe diem” says Robin Williams’s character Mr Keating as he urges his schoolboys while teaching Robbie Burns poem “Gather ye rosebuds” at a school not unlike Canberra Grammar in the film “Dead Poets Society”. Read more.

Friday 26 May 2017 [The Urban Developer]

Mirvac Secures Top Tenant At Riverside Quay

Mirvac has secured planning and design practice Tract Consultants as a new tenant at 6 Riverside Quay, with the company taking out the top floor of the tower across 1,360 square metres. Read more.

Sunday 28 May 2017 [Herald Sun]

Arcadia set to be a favourite with family buyers

There is no doubt having four schools on site makes Arcadia an ideal choice for families. With a secondary school and a specialist school already built and operating, a primary school due to open next year, and yet another primary school proposed for down the track, this masterplanned community offers parents plenty of education options virtually on their doorstep. Read more.

Monday 29 May 2017 [The Sydney Morning Herald]

Plants the strong silent types that play an important role

Being aware of plants' advantages can help us connect with and value our leafy counterparts. Plants provide for us a universal gesture of humanity. We lay wreaths to remember loved ones, extend the olive branch to procure peace and undertake tree planting ceremonies to express unity. Read more.