LA in the Media - Issue 82

Lucas Dean, senior landscape architect with Taylor Cullity Lethlean, in the new Parliament House garden. Photo credit:Joe Armao

5 October [The Sydney Morning Herald]

The new look for Parliament House’s garden.

At the top of Spring Street is a big publicly owned garden with historic shrubberies and 100-year-old shade trees. It has a finely laid bowling green, a pretty pavilion and a 19th-century gardens-are-for-pleasure mood. A couple of months ago it also got a shake-up. Read more.

4 October 2018 [WLA]

Service Procurement – finding the right people

As a landscape architect, we often look to procure services from other professionals including architects, engineers, horticulturalists, ecologists, irrigation designers, lighting designers, landscape contractors and many others. How we obtain these services is often based on past experience and word of mouth. Read more.

4 October 2018 [Great Southern Herald]

Numbat star attraction at Lions Park

Williams’ Lions Park was officially opened by Federal MP Rick Wilson last Friday, after $900,000 was spent on planning and redevelopment over the past four years. Read more.

4 October 2018 [ArchitectureAU]

Hassell’s design for penultimate tower at Perth’s Elizabeth Quay revealed

Hassell has designed a 29-storey office tower for Perth’s Elizabeth Quay, which is being displayed for public comment. The site is owned by the Australian arm of Chevron, the multinational energy corporation, which would be the main tenant of the building once complete. Read more.

4 October 2018 [Foreground]

Bravely embracing landscape architecture without borders

Recent history has seen repeated attempts to redraw the boundaries between art, architecture, and landscape architecture. The modernists invented what appeared to be an ideal model that synthesised the arts. Read more.

2 October 2018 []

A phoenix rises at Mirvac’s Tullamore

Last week, Mirvac achieved a significant milestone at its Tullamore development, with the topping out of the Phoenix. In keeping with topping out tradition, an evergreen tree will be placed on the roof symbolising growth and good fortune. Read more.

1 October 2018 [WLA]

Stadium Park & Chevron Parkland | Perth, Australia | HASSELL

Stadium Park on the Burswood Peninsula in Perth, Western Australia is home to the city’s new Optus Stadium. The 41-hectare precinct, designed by HASSELL, provides an engaging waterside environment for the world-class sports and entertainment venue, as well as an impressive array of casual recreational facilities for Perth’s community and visitors to enjoy year-round. Read more.


30 Sept [Australia By Design]

Australia by Design: Landscapes - Episode 4


In conjunction with the Australian Institute of Landscape Architects, TEN’s Australia by Design Landscapes will showcase some of Australia’s best landscape designs. The 6 part series features everything from Parks and Open Spaces to Urban Design and Infrastructure to Private Gardens.View episode 4 here.


28 September 2018 [PRLog]

Home Designs Sydney - Engaging a Landscape Architect

Spring gently comes and people are eager to spend more time outside. They are willing to spend a dollar more in their own outdoor space to relax and enjoy the most. Read more.

25 September 2018 [The Fifth Estate]

John Wardle-designed Passive House in Mt Gambier limestone

A Passive House in Toorak that the client wanted built in Mt Gambier Limestone was an interesting challenge for John Wardle Architects. The house will feature as part of the Passive Australia Passive House Association Symposium in Sydney on 26 September. Read more.

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