LA in the Media - Issue 93

AILA launches Remaking Lost Connections competition Image: Green Magazine

5 April 2019 [Green Magazine]

AILA launches Remaking Lost Connections competition

The Australian Institute of Landscape Architects (AILA) has launched an ideas competition exploring the issues of climate change through remaking ‘lost connections’ in Canberra’s cultural, natural and built environments. Read more.

4 April 2019 [Architecture & Design]

Green furniture echoes wilderness at Hassell's airport redesign

Sustainable furniture by Green Furniture Concepts has been installed throughout the departure lounges at Hobart Airport as part of the redesign to enhance guest experience. Read more.

4 April 2019 [Surf Coast Times]

Warralily wins National Environmental Award.

The Warralily development at Armstrong Creek has taken out the Environmental Excellence Award at the 2019 Urban Development Institute of Australia National Awards for Excellence against a strong field of finalists. Read more. 

3 April 2019 [The Design Files]

The Best Of The 2019 Melbourne International Flower + Garden Show

The Southern Hemisphere’s largest garden and floral event got underway this morning at Melbourne’s sprawling Carlton Gardens and historic Royal Exhibition Building. Read more

29 March 2019 [ARCHITECTUREAU]

Three competing proposals for Sutherland Entertainment Centre refurbishment

The Sutherland Shire Council has release three shortlisted schemes for the $21.8 million refurbishment of the Sutherland Entertainment Centre in Sydney’s south, after seeking expressions of interest from designers in November 2018. Read more.

29 March 2019 []

Armstrong Creek rejuvenation wins more recognition

The transformation of Armstrong Creek from degraded waterway to a landscaped stormwater system has won national recognition. Read more.

28 March 2019 [ODS]

Future Park International Design Competition

AILA and the University of Melbourne have collaborated to launch the Future Park International Design Competition, which will challenge applicants to consider how parks shape Melbourne’s urban landscape, with up to $20,000 to be won. Read more.

27 March 2019 [Mirage News]

Artist sought to create an iconic artwork in heart of Adelaide Riverbank

The State Government is seeking Expression of Interest (EOI) submissions from artists to deliver a significant, large-scale, ceiling based public art installation as part of the redevelopment of Festival Plaza. Read more.

27 March 2019 [apolitical]

How growing up with greenery improves adult mental health - A vast Danish study draws a link between natural spaces and wellbeing

China’s Shenyang is traditionally an industrial city, but when work began in 2010 to develop its 5750 hectare Hunnan District, it was green space which took priority. Read more.

26 March 2019 [RIOT ACT]

Northbourne corridor: NCA urged to be less prescriptive, reverse building height changes

The final version of the City and Gateway Urban Design Framework, a collaborative effort between the ACT Government and the National Capital Authority, has come under fire from community representatives and the property industry alike for being too prescriptive. Read more.

25 March 2019 [Port Lincoln Times]

Foreshore officially opened

The Port Neill Foreshore was officially opened on Monday march 25 by the Tumby Bay District Council mayor Sam Telfer and Member for Flinders Peter Treloar. Read more.

25 March 2019 [Build Australia]

Australian Interior Design Awards shortlist announced

The 2019 shortlist for Australia’s leading awards program for design excellence, the Australian Interior Design Awards (AIDA), has just been announced. Read more.

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