LA in the Media - Issue 83

Artist impressions of proposed new Sydney Football Stadium. Photo credit: NSW Government

[Australia By Design]

Australia by Design: Landscapes - Episode 6

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 6 here.

31 October [Domain]

Millennials to remake the city: How Gen Y plan to tackle Melbourne’s growing population

“Every generation has its challenges but population growth, climate change and growing social inequality are really turbo-charged by digital disruption,” says Hugh Utting, convenor of the Victorian Young Planners. “This rapid pace of change is unprecedented. Read more.

30 October []

Leading architects head for London

The 10th WAN Awards will showcase the very best in international architecture with categories ranging from Residential and Landscape to Adaptive Reuse and House of the Year. This year’s Awards ceremony at the London Hilton Bankside, SE1 0UG on Tuesday 20 November. Read more.

26 October [Domain]

Australian Urban Design Awards winners revealed

They’re more impactful on our lives than infill urban parks or plazas; they involve the interwoven skills of teams of built-environment designers and, according to the chair of the 2018 Australian Urban Design Awards jury…Read more.

25 October [ODS]

Playground Rocks Rockhampton’s Riverside

Featuring the incredible Fitzroy Adventure Playground, created and delivered by KOMPAN and Urban Play, it's easy to see why Rockhampton Riverside has taken out a prestigious award at the 2018 AILA Landscape Architecture Awards. Read more.

25 October [ODS]

Sydney Football Stadium Kicks New Goals

The $730 million Sydney Football Stadium redevelopment for Moore Park is guaranteed to be a colossal undertaking and will utilise the latest in state-of-the-art construction innovation and technology to create an internationally recognised sporting precinct and public space. Read more.

24 October [ArchitectureAU]

Melbourne level-crossing removal project wins Victorian Premier’s Sustainability Award

The team behind Victoria’s Caulfield to Dandenong level crossing removal project, comprising state government agencies and private consultants, has won the Built Environment category in this year’s Victorian Premier’s Sustainability Awards. Read more.

23 October [Weekend Courier]

Baldivis: new $1m train-inspired park opening soon

A NEW adventure playground is coming soon to Baldivis, with a slide so tall it can be seen from a kilometre away. The $1m train-inspired park is being created at Heartwood Boulevard in the Millars Landing estate. Read more.

22 October [Indulge]


The Australian Institute of Landscape Architects (AILA) has announced the winners of its 2018 Queensland Landscape Architecture Awards with 28 projects from cities, coastlines and regions throughout Queensland being crowned winners across 12 categories. Read more.

19 October [Riot ACT]

Public art makes a huge splash lakeside

If you’re one of the thousands of Canberrans who like running, strolling or cycling around the lake, you’ve probably scratched your head recently and wondered “What on earth is that?”. Read more.

19 October [ArchitectureAU]

Applications open for Kevin Taylor Legacy creative grant

Landscape architecture firm Taylor Cullity Lethlean (TCL) has opened applications for the 2019 iteration of its yearly Kevin Taylor Legacy grant. Now in its fifth year, the $9,000 grant is open to creative individuals or groups from all professions, industries or trades who have an interest in landscape and people’s relationship with it. Read more.

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