LA in the Media - Issue 67

Turf Design Studio and Environmental Partnership’s Sydney Park Water Re-use Project shortlisted for Civic Trust Awards [Image: Ethan Rohloff]


19 February 2018 [Architecture & Design]

Turf Design Studio's Sydney Park project shortlisted at Civic Trust Awards

Turf Design Studio’s Sydney Park Water Re-use Project has been shortlisted at Europe’s longest-running awards program for the built environment, the 59th Civic Trust Awards. Read more.

17 February 2018 [The Australian]

The art of growing slowly

Gardens and landscapes take time to develop; they’re not instantaneous like architecture,” says landscape architect James Hayter. He is explaining the philosophy that underpins his garden in Adelaide’s foothills and the work of his landscape architecture practice, Oxigen. Read more.

15 February 2018 [Goondiwindi Argus]

Fairbridge Children’s Park to pay tribute to migrant students

An ambitious plan to pay tribute to the students of Fairbridge Farm will see a “reflective park” built on two hectares, six kilometres from Molong. Read more.

15 February 2018 [Architecture AU]

Australian project recognized in Europe’s oldest built environment awards

The Sydney Park Water Re-use project by Turf Design Studio and Environmental Partnership is in the running for Europe’s oldest award for the built environment, the Civic Trust Awards, which aim to “encourage the very best architecture in the built environment” and to “reward projects that offer a positive cultural, social, economic or environmental benefit to their local communities.” Read more.

15 February 2018 [Outdoor Design Source]


The Australian Institute of Landscape Architects has announced Taylor Cullity Lethlean as the Creative Director for the 2018 International Festival of Landscape Architecture. Read more.

12 February 2018 [Commercial News]

Calls for ‘green roofs’ on all commercial buildings

Australia’s peak body for landscape architects has stepped up calls for local governments to make green roofs compulsory on new commercial buildings for the environmental benefit of cities. Read more.

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